Location: Metropolitan Nashville Apt (BNA-TRML)
Additional Locations: Nashville, TN
Requisition ID: 64050
This job will continue to be posted until at least 12/26/22. If interested, please apply prior to this date.
Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!
**Why you’ll love this job**
+ Fleet Service Clerks perform the handling of items on and off aircraft, carts, containers, and trucks; transporting items between terminals and aircraft; receiving, delivering, weighing and documenting of cargo in a cargo specific facility (warehouse) or a loading dock area.
+ The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) Collective Bargaining Agreement.
**What you’ll do**
**These are the essential functions of the job**
_This list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed when operationally necessary, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations._
+ Guide aircraft by standing and holding wands at or above shoulder height
+ Operate machinery to perform airplane movement
+ Arrive at gate in advance of aircraft arrival
+ Participate in pre-arrival briefing
+ Chock aircraft wheels
+ Position safety cones around aircraft
+ Position equipment (e.g., air-start units, conveyors) by aircraft
+ Connect ground power, pre-conditioned air, and air-start units
+ Perform exterior lavatory servicing
+ Service aircraft potable water
+ Perform catering service
+ Transfer baggage/cargo to and from belts, carts, baggage devices, and containers
+ Drive tug and cart to designated aircraft and drop-off areas
+ Open and close cargo door of aircraft
+ Enter and exit the cargo compartment of aircraft
+ Remove baggage/cargo from aircraft cargo compartment
+ Scan baggage/cargo
+ Interpret documentation (e.g., bag tags) to determine proper handling of baggage/cargo
+ Finalize load plan (Crew Chief only)
+ Direct team in loading baggage/cargo in the aircraft cargo compartment according to weight and balance specifications (Crew Chief only)
+ Load baggage/cargo in the aircraft cargo compartment according to weight and balance specifications
+ Disconnect ground power, pre-conditioned air, and air-start units
+ Ensure all equipment is removed from the safety envelope prior to pushback
+ Remove chocks from aircraft wheels
+ De-ice aircraft by directing a chemical/water stream at aircraft surfaces (at some airports)
+ Monitor traffic around the gate area to prevent collisions
+ Remove any foreign-object debris from the safety envelope
+ Perform pre-departure and post-arrival aircraft walk-around
+ Inspect aircraft pre- and post-flight
+ Report identified aircraft damage to crew chief, supervisors, pilots, and/or maintenance
+ Ensure gate has resources needed to facilitate effective operations
+ Complete forms required for operational requirements (Crew Chief only)
+ Communicate with team members in a professional manner
+ Lead and direct team (Crew Chief only)
+ Follow Crew Chief/Lead instructions
+ Communicate with others outside team (e.g., operations, load planners, other departments)
+ Communicate with flight deck using proper verbiage when necessary or required
+ Coordinate with other operational personnel to ensure efficient loading of baggage/cargo, aircraft servicing, and pushback
+ Report to position on time, as scheduled, and at your assigned station or location, including mandatory overtime requirements, varying shifts, weekends, and holidays
+ Complete job-relevant trainings
+ Adhere to government regulations (e.g., DOT, FAA, TSA)
+ Adhere to company policies, procedures, and performance standards
+ Perform all functions in accordance with safety procedures and policies
+ Wear uniforms as required by company policy
+ Wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with rules and regulations
+ Work outdoors with exposure to extreme weather/elements, engine noise, and noxious fumes
* Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualifying individuals with disabilities.
**All you’ll need for success**
+ High school diploma or GED or international equivalent
+ Must be 18 years of age or older
+ Lift, load, unload, and transport bags and cargo to/from aircraft’s, bag carts, and conveyor belts
+ Must have knowledge of and ability to use basic computer skills
+ People-oriented and highly motivated, with a positive and cooperative attitude
+ Good communication skills
+ Applicable valid driver’s license as required by local authorities
+ Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable
+ Completion of a pre-employment drug screen, comprehensive background check and/or fingerprinting to satisfy company and security requirements
+ Ability to obtain jet bridge certification
+ Must have the ability to pass the US Postal Service background check
**What you’ll get**
Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:
+ Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
+ Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.
+ Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
+ 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
+ Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
**Feel free to be yourself at American**
From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.
Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.
Additional Locations: Nashville, TN
Requisition ID: 64050
Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.
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