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United Airlines Base Specialty Mechanical Hydraulic-Line in San Francisco, California

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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.

Starting Pay: $24.80/hr.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

The major duties of the mechanical maintenance technician are to guarantee the maintenance of mechanical processes in a manner that will ensure the highest reliability. The job description of someone holding this position covers performing repairs on malfunctioning motor driven systems, controls, pumps and other components.

  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority

  • Technicians may bid for schedules several times a year and schedules are awarded according to seniority

  • Hydraulic 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


  • United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance

  • Must have a high school diploma/GED or education equivalent

  • Must have knowledge, ability and previous experience in the maintenance, repair and modification of a variety of industrial equipment including fixed shop equipment such as powered shears, drill presses and press brakes, etc., and mobile equipment such as hydraulic test benches

  • Must have 12 months’ experience of trouble shooting, repairing and overhauling various hydraulic and mechanical systems and components including centrifugal and positive displacement pumps

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

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

  • Valid US driver's license (revoked, suspended or expired are not considered valid) required

  • Must pass 10-year background check

  • Candidate must be able to clear a fingerprint-based criminal history check in order to obtain and retain credentials necessary for the position

  • Must be willing to take a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen

  • Overtime available/required depending upon operational need

  • Must be able to work any shift

  • Team player

  • Customer focused

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