Facilities Utility Specialist Jobs in USA | United Airlines Career


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At United, we have some of the best aircraft in the world. Our Technical Operations team is full of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities professionals, and supply chain teams that help make sure they’re well taken care of and ready to get our customers to their desired destinations. If you’re ready to work on our planes, join our Tech Ops experts and help keep our fleet in tip-top shape.

Starting pay of $19.65 per hour (as per collective bargaining agreement) with competitive benefits that let you see the world:

Key Responsibilities

As a Facilities Utility Specialist you will work in a fast-paced Facilities Maintenance Operations department. The Facilities Utility Specialist plays a very important role in providing quality service to our internal customers. The Facilities Utility Specialist performs work in accordance with guidelines established in the collective bargaining agreement.
Identifying and checking tools, test equipment and certain commodities in and out of the warehouse, as well as the service, cleaning, inventory storage and accounting of tools, test equipment and commodities used in the daily operation
Performing routine maintenance tasks of a general nature, such as servicing, cleaning and transporting equipment as well as cutting, sizing, and forming materials
Assisting in the operation of the airline baggage system including and not limited to monitoring, managing and clearing of baggage related jams and operational support of the baggage handling systems
Surface treatment of facility component parts with chemicals and sandblasting equipment
General shop and housekeeping responsibilities as related to storage, break, and work area cleanliness
Supporting the department through the transportation, inventory and accounting of parts and components needed to complete tasks
Assisting Technicians with work as requested
Facilities Utility Specialist must be able to work around the clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, in the outdoors in all weather conditions
Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority
Facilities Utility Specialist are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
Salary increases will be coordinated according to the current IBT/United contract
Shift differentials are paid for working an afternoon or evening shift respectively as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement
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 values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!

What’s Needed To Succeed
Must have a high school diploma/GED or education equivalent or a certification from an accredited trade school
Must possess valid state issued Driver’s License
Strong social skills and the ability to function as a team member in a demanding service environment
Good verbal and written communication skills
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 condition
Ability to work in an environment with exposure to high noise levels
Moderate lifting
Customer focused
Must be at least 18 years of age
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