United Airlines Senior Staff Representative – Quality Assurance Airworthiness Directive Compliance 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.


Responsible for providing the oversight and surveillance of the Airworthiness Directive (AD) and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) compliance process at United Airlines


  • Perform AD/CFR related audits to ensure Airworthiness Documents/Engineering Authorizations comply with the requirements

  • Ensure AD/CFR's are properly implemented and controls are in place for continued compliance

  • Determine document discrepancies and follow up to correct discrepancies noted

  • Coordinate any A.D related questions or issues with the FAA

  • Review Alternative Method of Compliance (AMOC) Proposals

  • Provide reporting requirements to the FAA as required by the AD/CFR

  • Perform other audits as directed by management

  • Perform physical audits of aircraft to ensure continued compliance

  • Perform induction aircraft AD/CFR audits

  • Completed AD/CFR audit checklists

  • Monthly audit findings report

  • Maintaining requirements in the AD/CFR database


  • Undergraduate degree in technical, safety, or aviation related discipline or equivalent level of work experience

  • FAA Airframe and/or Power-plant Certificate or equivalent aircraft maintenance/inspection and quality assurance experience

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills

  • Working knowledge of pertinent Code of Federal Regulations and Company Manuals/Requirements

  • Familiar with engineering authorizations, service bulletins, AMM's, IPCs and etc

  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Applications, File Maker Pro and demonstrated experience with ability to learn Company/Department IT Platforms

  • 7 years of any combination of heavy commercial aviation maintenance, inspection, engineering or quality assurance experience required

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

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is essential function of the position


  • In-depth experience interacting with FAA

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