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United Airlines Facility Maintenance Technician in Newark, New Jersey

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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

Starting Salary: $26.77 an hour

Location: EWR - Newark, New Jersey

Job overview and responsibilities

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

  • Industrial wiring and the ability to read and follow wiring schematics and work without supervision

  • Low and high voltage repairs to all building electrical equipment

  • Troubleshooting, installation and repair of 110/220/480 volt single and multiphase electrical circuitry and devices

  • You should also have some experience in related building equipment and trades, such as air handling units, plumbing and steam fitting, fire systems and conveyors

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

  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority

  • 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


  • Two years of experience in 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

  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Must possess a valid state issued driver's license

  • Ability to maintain and repair all building disciplines, heavy mechanical and welding

  • Ability to work any shift assigned (nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed) within 24/7 operation

  • Ability to climb and work from ladders, and/or walk for extended periods

  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures and weather conditions

  • Ability to work in an environment with exposure to high noise levels

  • Moderate lifting

  • Computer experience for input and retrieval of data

  • 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


  • Electronics diagnostics and troubleshooting experience

  • Journeyman license

  • Sufficient tooling to perform required tasks

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