United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Delta Flight Products


Ref #: 13423

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Responsible for structural, interior and mechanical design of complex aircraft interior and structural modifications. 
  • Perform research and surveys to determine the best methods to modify aircraft to accomplish project statements of work.
  • Design new mechanical parts, assemblies and installations defining aircraft modifications.
  • Perform analysis and substantiation of new parts and installations.
  • Produce engineering drawings, reports, material lists and work instructions to document & install aircraft modifications.
  • Provide engineering checks of data produced by peer groups or other project participants.
  • Provide technical support during manufacturing and installation of aircraft modifications.
  • Interface with customers, suppliers and other project stakeholders pertaining to modification projects.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to engineering peer group, and mentor new engineers to operate within departmental practices and procedures. 
  • Provide statements of work, cost estimates, completion schedules and other project administrative inputs.
  • Practice safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. 
  • Development of repairs and alterations related to aircraft mechanical or electrical systems.
  • Collaborating with Maintenance, Planning, Engineering and Materials teams for coordination of First Article Inspection and manual updates.
  • Authoring Engineering documents associated with the above tasks, such as ER/A’s (Engineering Repair/ Authorization), AA’s (Action Authorizations), AMDS (Aircraft Maintenance Document System) work cards, etc.
  • Substantiating the airworthiness/regulatory compliance of engineering documents
  • Maintaining compliance with applicable FAA, DOT, ICAO, FCC, OSHA regulations and Delta's Technical Operations Policy and Procedures (TOPP) pertaining to the above responsibilities.
  • Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • B.S. in engineering or related scientific field.  
  • Three (3) years overall work experience, two (2) of which in a design engineering role.
  • Must have strong computer skills and demonstrate proficiency with 2D/3D CAD systems and MS Office programs.
  • Must have strong knowledge of aircraft mechanical/structural design processes, materials, fabrication methods and aerospace hardware.
  • Must possess working knowledge of substantiation techniques and FAA regulatory requirements.
  • Must be able to effectively utilize aircraft continued airworthiness data.
  • Must be organized and an effective project manager, presenting good communication skills and a professional appearance.
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles. Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Knowledge of aircraft interiors, composites and entertainment systems.
  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.
  • Familiarity with FAR's and DOT regulations related to aircraft dispatch.
  • Familiarity with Aircraft Maintenance Manuals and associated technical documentation.
  • Knowledge and experience with major airline operations.
  • Knowledge of Delta systems (AMDS, Insight, OTIS, EARTH, SCEPTRE, etc.) is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Delta’s Technical Operations Policies and Procedures is desired.