Facilities Utility Specialist – United Airlines Inc. – San Francisco, CA

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401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Paid time off

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Facilities Utility Specialist

Location: San Francisco, CA
Starting Hourly Rate: $19.05, subject to a collective bargaining agreement
At United, we offer a competitive compensation package, with benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life, accident and disability, employee assistance program, commuter, paid holidays, paid time off, 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, pension, and flight privileges. Benefits are subject to a collective bargaining agreement.
Bonus eligible: Yes

Job overview and 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 administered 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
  • 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 interpersonal 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
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Employees may bid for schedules several times a year and schedules are awarded according to seniority
  • Overtime available/required depending upon operational need

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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