Senior Engineer

Company -

United Airlines

Location -

Gurgaon, Haryana, IN

8 December 2021


Job Type -

Posted   -


Job Description

Job Category: 

Tech Ops / Maintenance – Management & Administrative

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Technical Operations/Maintenance

Technical Operations includes the maintenance, and overhaul of our aircraft. This includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more

Job overview and responsibilities

Studies, analyzes and seeks solutions to problems related to the design, operation, maintenance, performance, modification, or repair of aircraft and their components in a wide variety of engineering areas, including systems, structures, avionics, components as well as powerplant and maintenance programs engineering. This job requires a structured, logical and analytical approach in problem solving. Defines maintenance program, configuration and serviceability criteria ensuring safe and legal operations. Analyzes and implements regulatory requirements.  Evaluates the effects of modifications or new equipment on reliability and performance. Evaluates the benefits of the cost impact of a fleet decision to ensure an optimum balance of cost, asset utilization, quality, and reliability. Authors, designs, tests and manages projects. Provides on-site technical support for line and base operations. Communicates with customers on technical issues, work scope recommendations and failure investigations. Interfaces with internal and external organizations regarding specific aircraft and component issues

  • Provide technical support for base maintenance aircraft to ensure timely return to service. This includes designing and developing technical data for aircraft repairs and modifications. Includes performing technical engineering substantiations through complex engineering analysis.

  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers and develop substantiate data for aircraft and equipment design / repairs through knowledge of aircraft operational characteristics, materials and processes.

  • Author and approved repair instructions and procedures Coordinates extensively with other UAL operational groups to ensure airworthiness, safety, regulatory compliance, warranty liaison, operational reliability and efficiency.

This position is offered on local terms and conditions.  Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.


  • Successful candidate will have working knowledge aircraft heavy check maintenance line.  Be able to provide technical support for base maintenance aircraft by designing and developing technical data for aircraft repairs and modifications.

  • Ability to interpret complex and technical Engineering and OEM documents and perform technical engineering substantiations through complex engineering analysis by hand and computer software programs. Effective communication skills to provide engineering technical support for the United Airlines worldwide fleet of aircraft in a heavy check maintenance environment.

  • Boeing/Airbus Structures I course or industry equivalent.

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace), related technical field or equivalent relative work experience

  • Minimum of 3 years as engineer in aircraft maintenance or similar role elsewhere in the industry.


  • Completed Boeing/Airbus Structures courses I, II, and III.  Completed Composite training class or industry equivalent and have a working knowledge of structural and composite repairs.

  • For Maintenance Program Engineering prefer airframe and powerplant License

  • Experience providing technical support during maintenance, to include repair and modification issues for Structures, Systems, Interiors and Avionics. Investigate problems during maintenance and initiate corrective actions to return aircraft to service in a safe, airworthy condition in timely manner.