Engineer II at Southwest Airlines (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Southwest will provide a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


This Engineering position will focus on providing Engineering support and expertise to the Southwest Technical Operations organization. This includes specialized aircraft, engine, and component repairs, modifications, and troubleshooting accomplished on the Southwest fleet.

• Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.
• May perform other job duties as directed by Employee's Leaders.
• Evaluate and process manufacturer's service documents (Service Bulletins, Service Letters, etc.), regulatory requirements (Airworthiness Directives, Notice of Proposed Rule Making, Code of Federal Regulations, etc.)
• Develop and substantiate in-house repairs and modifications for implementation into the SWA maintenance program.
• Develop and substantiate Reliability improvements through research, root-cause analysis and implementation through corrective action plans.
• Conduct various types of cost/benefit analysis
• Collaborate with other departments such as Planning, Materials, Quality, Production and other stakeholders for assigned projects to develop project implementation plans.
• Troubleshoot and resolve in-service issues.
• Develop Engineering documentation to support resolution of in-service issues.
• Participate in and coordinate activities related to OEM and Supplemental Type Certificate Holder products.
• Review and approve Engineering documents such as Engineering Orders, Drawings, etc.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager







High School Diploma or GED


Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in an ABET accredited course of study in Engineering


Advanced Degree



Years of Experience



5 Years

Airline/OEM/MRO Engineering


3 Years

Airline/OEM/MRO Engineering with an advanced degree


9 Years

Airline/OEM/MRO Engineering with a non-ABET accredited degree

• FAA Airframe and Powerplant license preferred.

• Ability to perform work duties from [limited space work station/desk/office area] for extended periods of time
• Ability to use a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the demands of the job
• Ability to bend, stand, and sit for extended periods of time
• Ability to communicate and interact with others in the English language to meet the demands of the job
• Ability to travel long hallways in large buildings and in between campus buildings

• Must have a working knowledge of FAR's with a strong emphasis on Part 25 requirements and Part 121 operations.
• Must be proficient in common business computer applications.
• Must have basic CAD design skills and experience.
• Must have an excellent understanding of technical data and mechanical operations.
• Must be able to work well with others as part of a team.
• Creates an atmosphere of trust and respect between self and others in the work group.
• Inspires peers to adhere to the ethical standards and values of the organization.
• Must be able to communicate effectively inside and outside the engineering organization.
• Must be able to assimilate technical data for verbal and written response to regulatory authorities.
• Must be conscientious and detail oriented.
• Must be self-motivated and able to prioritize multiple tasks.
• Must be able to work under tight time constraints to accomplish assignments and projects.
• Seeks opportunities and assignments which stimulate thought and provide challenges to develop and grow professionally.

• Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.
• Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.

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Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Southwest Airlines operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX and Los Angeles, CA. Southwest Airlines was founded in 1971. It has 28585 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 31 open jobs at Southwest Airlines, click here.
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