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Avionics Engineer

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Avionics Engineer

Louisville, KY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    THe Engineering office environment is working from a cubical. At times will require travel to the SDF hangar to prototype engineering solutions\projects. Some domestic & international travel will be required from time to time to attend industry meetings or to provide engineering support for out of service aircraft. Dress code is business casual.

    The Powerplant Engineer Fleet Support Position is responsible for direct engineering support of Line & Major Maintenance aircraft / engine fleets related to aircraft engines, nacelle components and APU's. Position provides Powerplant Engineering Support to Line & Major Maintenance to ensure regulatory & safety compliance, support aircraft Line Maintenance, daily operations support and engineering repair support for out of service aircraft, deferred maintenance items and engines undergoing shop maintenance.

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for providing engineering support that:

    1) Ensures fleet compliance to regulatory requirements 2) Ensures that UPS aircraft are capable of meeting UPS operational requirements 3) Improve fleet performance, reliability and operating costs 4) Review daily operational issues 5) Issue Engineering Alerts to address engine performance issues identified during review of Engine Condition Monitoring data 6) Provide direct engineering fleet support for Line & Major Maintenance operations with first priority being out of service operational aircraft 7) Develop engineering orders and supporting data packages for engines, engine components, and nacelle components repairs that meet safety, regulatory and cost containment objectives.

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  • Qualifications


    • BS Degree in Engineering or related technical degree. Experience working with vendors, original equipment manufacturers, reliability projects, and vendor repair review/approvals preferred. Good working knowledge of high bypass aircraft gas turbine engines and related components.


    • A&P License is a plus. Project management, Repair Development and Engine Budgeting experience are a plus. Good working knowledge of MS Excel and Word is desired.


    • Must be able to work well in a team environment and interact with numerous internal and external customers in a very professional manner. Must be able to compile and present engineering solutions in front of a large group setting. Must be willing and available to do what it takes to get the job done which can at times involve night work, weekend work, after hour’s phone calls as well as domestic and international travel.


    • Airline Safety Sensitive Position: Subject to random drug and alcohol testing per FAA requirements.

    UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

  • Industry
    Package/Freight Delivery
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