United Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technician - Line in Denver, Colorado

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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.

Facilities Maintenance Technician - Line

Denver, CO (DEN)

Starting Salary: $24.59 per hour

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

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


Please note that this position will be hired under the subsidiary United Airlines collective bargaining agreement or divisional work rules until a joint agreement or combined divisional work rules are obtained.


  • Responsible for general building maintenance with emphasis on electrical troubleshooting, including AC & DC circuits, high voltage (480), high amperage and some 400 cycle equipment

  • Will use previous experience in industrial wiring and the ability to read and follow wiring schematics and work without supervision

  • Journeyman electrical license a plus

  • Will make low and high voltage repairs to all building electrical equipment; including troubleshooting, installation and repair of 110/220/480 volt single and multiphase electrical circuitry and devices

  • Also will be responsible for building equipment and trades, such as air handling units, plumbing and steam fitting, fire systems and conveyors

  • Facilities Technicians must be willing and able to work around the clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority

  • Facilities Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

  • Salary increases will be administered according to the current IBT/United contract

  • New employees are required to join the union within ninety (90) days of employment

  • There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union dues which are set by the Local Lodge

  • Shift differentials of $.51 and $.58 cents per hour for working an afternoon or evening shift respectively are paid in additionto the hourly rate


  • Must have completed high school diploma, GED or the educational equivalent to these (from another country)

  • Computer experience (for the input and retrieval of data) required

  • Must have the ability to maintain and repair all building disciplines, heavy mechanical and welding

  • Must possess a valid, state-issued driver's license (from any state in the United States)

  • Must have at least twelve (12) months experience including at least three of the following areas: - Electrical (including 480 volt, 3 phase)- Structural (including steel frame construction)- HVAC (including building management systems)- Mechanical (including conveyors)- Plumbing- PLC electronic/computer controls


  • Electronics diagnostics and troubleshooting desired


  • Qualified candidates must be immediately available for full time employment

  • 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

  • The position is located in Denver, CO and United Airlines will not provide relocation assistance for this opportunity

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

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled