PSA Airlines

  • Reliability Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Reliability Engineer

    • Location: Dayton, OH
    • Work Schedule: Full Time with first shift hours
    • Reports To: Manager of Reliability  
    • Direct Reports: None
    • Relocation: Some relocation assistance available
    • Travel: None

    Let your career take off with PSA Airlines

    About Us

    Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected.


    Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team.


    Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people – team members and customers alike – feel safe, secure and happy. It is The PSA Way, which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.


    Engaging our employees is extremely important to us, and we seek leaders who inspire, enable, and encourage others to succeed using the PSA Way as their model.


    Dayton, OH – Dayton is known as the Gem City and the birthplace of Aviation. It is also the home of PSA Airlines headquarters. Here, you will be able to enjoy a rich history in aviation by visiting the National Museum of the United States Air Force and the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park.

    Benefits Summary

    PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:
    • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
    • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
    • Medical, Dental & Vision
    • 401k with company match
    • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
    • Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options


    Position Summary

    As the Reliability Engineer, you will impact PSA Airlines’ business growth through technical analysis, evaluation, and reporting of aircraft maintenance. In assessing technical performance you will ensure that customers are provided with safe and reliable service.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Collects and complies data on aircraft and component technical performance and from aircraft inspection programs.
    • Analyzes and evaluates aircraft and component technical performance to determine if any unsatisfactory trends or conditions exist.
    • Analyzes, evaluates and reports to management aircraft inspection program findings to determine if any unsatisfactory trends or conditions exist, or if task interval escalations are possible.
    • Reports of aircraft and component operational performance and on any aircraft inspection program findings.
    • Alert maintenance management of any repeat discrepancies to assure aircraft reliability metrics are met.
    • Distributes Root Cause Analysis reports and works with the Maintenance Managers to determine root cause and help resolve the issues and determine preventative actions.
    • Write, assemble, edit and distribute FAA required monthly Continuous Analysis and Surveillance System (CASS) reports, Mechanical Reliability Reports, Service Difficulty Reports and Mechanical Interruption Summary Reports.
    • Evaluate maintenance program performance through analysis of data collected by CASS.
    • Coordinate fleet trend corrective action proposals with Technical Services Department in response to alerts and/or trends.
    • Review Service Bulletins and make recommendations to management regarding implementation.
    • Ensures all specified policies, practices, and procedures are complied with.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.



    • Associate’s degree in engineering or aircraft maintenance operations or four years’ aviation experience
    • Ability to speak/read/write in English

    • Advanced technical degree in engineering or aircraft maintenance
    • At last three years’ experience in the maintenance or large aircraft

    • Airframe and Power Plant License 

    • Component Reliability Experience 


    To be successful at PSA, you should be:

    • Driven
    • Passionate
    • Adaptable
    • Respectful
    • Collaborative
    • Results-oriented

    To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

    • Time and performance management
    • Organization
    • Problem solving
    • Communication
    • Multitasking
    • Working with minimal supervision in a team environment

    Additional Information

    Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
    Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
    AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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