Delta Air Lines, Inc. Aircraft Support Mechanic in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thank you for inquiring about the opportunity to become an Aircraft Support Mechanic - Base Maintenance.

Job Summary: Performs or assists in the disassembly, cleaning, repair, assembly and testing of aircraft components to help assure safe, on-time departures of Delta's aircraft. Utilizes appropriate tools, chemicals and equipment to effectively and efficiently accomplish shop/aircraft related functions. Performs various tasks using appropriate equipment to assist mechanics in technical and non-technical functions. Tasks involve the removal and replacement of side panels, access doors, carpeting, flooring, light bulb changes and seat operational checks; commissary/catering equipment and cargo container repairs. Must be a team player and active participant in identifying process improvements and cost saving initiatives. Must have a working knowledge, understand and be familiar with approved manuals and procedures. Must perform appropriate computer functions and provide documentation to ensure that maintenance records, parts tracking and costs are accurately recorded. Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

Job Qualifications: Must be able to read and write English and be able to comprehend and apply information contained in technical manuals. Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Should have at least six months of acceptable mechanical experience or appropriate technical training. Candidates who have graduated from high school with a vocational diploma or other diploma that includes a minimum of six units of study (2 to 3 years) in a major vocational field will be considered. The acceptable vocational fields are: automotive, sheet metal and electrical/electronics. To be considered based on high school vocational qualifications candidates must provide copies of their high school transcripts listing courses, grades and credit. Must possess basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic disciplines as they apply to aircraft systems. Must be willing to work rotating or fixed shifts. Must achieve a satisfactory score on the mechanical aptitude test which is structured to determine the ability to perform essential job functions.

To qualify for this position you must:

Be at least 18 years of age

Have a valid driver's license

Be able to pass an extensive background check and drug test

Be authorized to work in the US

Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays