United Airlines Supervisor - Aircraft Maint in Los Angeles, California

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Supervisor - Aircraft Maintenance - LAX

Los Angeles, CA

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.



Responsible for the supervision and coordination of all maintenance functions on shift at the assigned location ensuring these activities are performed in a safe manner in accordance with schedule requirements and in compliance with all established Company, regulatory and manufacturers procedures. Assigns aircraft maintenance technician and related personnel in accordance with requirements to achieve maximum productivity and cost control. Ensures their team has the appropriate resources available and holds them accountable for the work assigned/performed.


  • Provide leadership and direction to on shift labor workforce to maximize productivity and output whilst ensuring necessary resources are available

  • Build / reinforce a fair and respectful work environment through consistent application of CBA work rules and company policies

  • Execute station performance goals and objectives aligning with divisional and company goals. Maintain a high level of awareness of operational, safety and human resource related performance objectives

  • Oversee safety and security of aircraft and operations to ensure regulatory compliance of technical operations activities

  • Maintain a high level of communication with employee groups within the station. Report status of operations, highlighting significant events to leadership whilst providing direction to assigned station personnel to ensure station and divisional objectives are achieved


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent work experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Engineering, Business, or related field or comparable work experience preferred


  • FAA A&P Certificate


  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations

  • Strong background and technical knowledge on fleet types operated and maintenance programs preferred


  • 5 years in the aircraft maintenance industry

  • 2 years in a leadership role within a maintenance organization including a unionized labor workforce

  • A proven successful track record


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

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

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

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