MTU Maintenance Dallas is part of the world’s largest independent jet engine MRO company based in Germany providing aftermarket and OEM-licensed engine maintenance services worldwide.  As a part of MTU Aero Engines, with over 80 years of experience in the design, development, and production of jet engine components, modules, and engines; MTU Maintenance is a global network of over 4,000 employees with over 35 years of experience in the MRO market.   

MTU provides maintenance from targeted hospital visits to complete overhauls on over 30+ commercial aero engine and industrial gas turbine lines and has completed more than 18,000 shop visits for over 1,400 customers worldwide.  Within this Global network, MTU Maintenance Dallas provides hospital shop and on-site maintenance services.     

Aviation Powerplant Engineer â€‹

Job Summary:

As a Powerplant Engineer, you will play a crucial role in supporting the operations of our aviation engine repair facility. Your responsibilities will include various tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of the repair shop and adherence to safety protocols. The incumbent will participate and direct technical analyses of general aviation and air carrier accidents and incidents in the specialty area of turbine engines, fuel systems and engine accessories. Provide technical support for level one maintenance activites related to engines currently on company capabilities list, such as CFM56-3/-7B/-5B, Leap 1A/ 1B, CF34-3/-8/10, CF6-80, GE90, V2500 & PW2000. Previous work experience on engine types on capabilities list is a plus.


  • Define technical standard, execute work scopes and shop visits for customer engine fleets according to customer's requirements and based on the MTU technical standard to ensure the engine is maintained with high quality, good TAT and reasonable cost.
  • Prepare work scopes for individual engines or engine fleets according to customer's requirements, OEM recommendation, MTU experience and the customer contract
  • Lead and guide Engine Workscope Team, coordinate with other departments to ensure smooth engine shop visit or OSS event. 
  • Provide technical support to solve arising problems during the shop visit/OSS event process and support for all troubleshooting necessary during the evolutions
  • Review and control implementation of OEM modifications and procedures into MTU system and communicate with OEM for required clarification
  • Prepare and issue Technical Orders considering engineering evaluation
  • Support Customer Account Managers regarding proposal creation and contract negotiation. 
  • Analyze removal reasons of customer fleet, present and conduct technical review meetings with customers, advise and clarify technical issues concerning engine fleet operation and maintenance
  • Coordinate projects to develop MTU solutions for technical issues and support all other MTU departments regarding technical issues
  • Prepare OTC/CDR requests based on engineering evaluation and communicate with OEM in terms of technical deviations
  • Perform engine configuration, parts interchangeability, and piece part scrap review verifications. 
  • Evaluate component conditions regarding the overall system and the influence on operating parameters to determine damage limits and usability under technical, economic, and contractual aspects. 
  • Implement and manage technical investigations and preparation of investigation reports. 
  • Ensure all workscopes and routers are maintained and updated as necessary due to manual changes and updates. 
  • Propose process changes in your own and overarching areas of responsibility; Initiate, define and further develop standards. 
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the Customer Account Managers, Operations and Quality departments concerning technical support and information requests. 
  • Functional knowledge of the AMM, ESM, IPCs, CMM, SRM, LMM, and PPBUM.
  • Functional knowledge of CFM SP110, CF34 SP110, and CF6 SP002 (continued time inspections).
  • General Familiarization completion on the CFM56-3/5/7 and LEAP 1A/1B.
  • Experience with Quantum and MROLive preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities:  

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new processes and procedures

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or aviation discipline required
  • A&P License or a P License, preferred
  • Large Engine experience in a setting other than line maintenance, preferred
  • Military Experience is acceptable if the experience is from an engine shop background

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of physical ergonomics.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times. 


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and STD insurance are effective immediately
  • Medical Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employer-paid LTD and Life / AD&D insurance
  • 401k with employer matching up to 2% with an additional discretionary contribution to 1% provided from the employer
  • Paid 2 weeks of Vacation, paid 10 days of PTO & Holidays
  • Annual Tuition Reimbursement
  • Monthly $30 Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Passport and renewal compliance, and TSA reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

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MTU Maintenance Dallas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.

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