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Delta Air Lines


Atlanta, GA

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The Machinist will be part of a team operating shop equipment to manufacture, repair and or restore airframe and engine parts to their original serviceable condition.

  • Required to design and construct tooling when necessary.
  • Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.
  • Must be willing to work alternate shifts, off days and weekends as required.
  • Particular functions, tasks, and requirements may vary depending upon the location and operational requirements.
  • Must be able to work efficiently and be self-motivated with little or no supervision.
  • Must be performing satisfactorily in current position.

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The minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $35.73 with a potential maximum hourly rate of $36.32. The ability to reach the maximum hourly rate is dependent upon several other offered premiums (Examples would include but not limited to - Airframe and Powerplant license, Shift differential, Station location differential, Line Maintenance differential, Skill differential).

Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values - Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork - every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program, and performance incentives
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals
  • World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint
  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies
  • Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.
  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data.
  • Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures
  • Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
  • Be able to pass an extensive background check, drug test and audiogram
  • Able to respond with flexibility to change or multiple work assignments.
  • Able to study, master and apply a series of steps, rules and guidelines needed to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Must be able to read, write, comprehend and apply information contained in detailed and complex technical manuals, procedural manuals and blueprints with little or no assistance.
  • Should demonstrate theoretical and working knowledge of jobs and skills performed in a machine shop.
  • Must be willing and able to work alternate shifts, off days, weekends and holidays as required to meet operational demand.
  • Must achieve a satisfactory score on the mechanical aptitude test which is structured to determine the ability to perform essential job functions.
  • Must know the use of and perform work using all types of machine shop measuring instruments.
  • Two-year post-secondary Machine Tool Technology Certificate or 4 years precision machining experience in the set up and operation of Vertical, Horizontal, Jig and Boring Mills, Turret and Engine Lathes, I.D. and O.D. Grinders, Jig Grinders, Tool Grinders, Drill Presses and Radial Arm drills.
  • Have a valid driver's license

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)


Client-provided location(s): Atlanta, GA, USA
Job ID: Delta-23684
Employment Type: Other