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United Airlines Program Analyst - Maintenance Programs in Chicago, Illinois

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

Develop and prepare maintenance program analysis and related documentation for the United aircraft fleet. Ensure safe, reliable and cost effective operations are achieved with oversight from SME. Develop and justify additions/changes/deletions of the routine maintenance program as specified in GMM 05-35-75 (Maintenance Specification Amendment). Maintain the routine maintenance program as specified in GMM 05-35-70 (Maintenance Schedule Program). Ensure that the program is in compliance with all regulatory requirements, including the Boeing MPD Section 9/Airbus ALS Requirements. Represent United Airlines at industry activities such as Boeing/Airbus Industry Steering Committee and associated working groups.

  • Review and interpret regulatory requirements for impact on United’s maintenance program and ensure compliance with current Federal Air Regulations, company policies and procedures as applicable under oversight of SME

  • Develop Maintenance Program documentation, impact and cost benefit analysis under oversight of SME

  • Answer queries for other departments regarding fleet maintenance program


  • Proficient in Microsoft office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Ability to work in a team under the direction of an experienced SME

  • Read and interrupt technical data analysis.

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical field or equivalent relevant work experience

  • 2 years of analysis work, internship, and/or project experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • 3 years in a related technical field

  • Airframe and PowerPlant and/or E License

  • Ability to performa maintenance program related cost/benefit analysis

  • Knowledge of MSG3 analysis philosophy

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Management & Administrative

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled