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AbbVie Senior Flight Engineer in North Chicago, Illinois

Senior Flight Engineer

USA, Illinois, Lake County

1 additional location

USA, Illinois

Requisition #1904750

The Senior Flight Engineer reports to the Director of Aviation Maintenance. You will be responsible for flying on corporate aircraft during international travel, they will provide technical expertise during in-flight and AOG situations along with tending to the comfort and safety needs of passengers to include serving food and beverages. While conducting appropriate cabin management practices, the Senior Flight Engineer will have a solid understanding of on-board communication systems to include satellite TV, internet, and Iridium phone systems. While at home station, the flight engineer will perform scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, launch/recovery support, and proper documentation of company aircraft in accordance with FAA regulations, manufacturers' inspection and maintenance programs, and Department and Company policy. The Senior Flight Engineer will be a dynamic role to ensure the utmost quality criteria of company aircraft.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, inspections, engine runs and taxi operations that conform to the standards established by the Company, regulations, and industry best practices

  • Availability to work nights, weekends, or flexible hours as determined by flight schedule (24/7 Operation)

  • Ability to optimize aircraft dispatch reliability and operational availability through the role of Flight Engineer during international travel

  • Act as passenger service provider and safety coordinator. Requires training in evacuation procedures, medical aid, passenger service, and food handling procedures

  • Ensure cabin configuration and associated management functions are performed in accordance with Departmental policies and procedures and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs)

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of all onboard passenger service equipment, to include DVD player, SatCom, Aircell, BBML, and Airshow systems and applications

  • Oversee that work performed by contract maintenance facilities is accomplished and properly documented in accordance with FAA and AbbVie department requirements

  • Provide active participation in the Department Safety Management System (SMS)

  • Assist in maintaining spare parts inventory; including ordering, shipping and receiving.


  • Associates Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred - Education may be substituted through experience)

  • Ten years of business aviation maintenance and avionics experience

  • FAA Airframe and Power plant certificate required, Inspection Authorization preferred

  • NCATT certification preferred

  • Five years of business aviation maintenance and avionics experience

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time