Technical Operations Careers at Delta
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Full-Time Employee (FTE)

TechOps specializes in advanced-skill work with engine, component, hangar, and line maintenance. Experienced and pre-qualified candidates may apply for FTE positions. 

Potential Full-time Employee (PFE)

PFE positions gain the experience and training needed for a full-time role in TechOps.

Learn more about the opportunities in TechOps

Take a look at the job preview videos for more information on the different roles in TechOps.


Entry-level position within the logistics operation supporting the distribution of aircraft parts & materials. Supply Attendants support data accuracy, compliance processes, and shipping & handling procedures.

Aircraft Support Mechanic

Entry-level mechanic position that helps maintain the proper and safe functioning of Delta’s fleet. Learn under the mentorship of experienced AMTs and assist in technical and non-technical functions.


A critical role in maintaining the proper and safe functioning of Delta's fleet, aircraft engines, aircraft components, and avionics systems.  Must have a valid FAA Airframe and Power Plant license to apply. 

The Work We Do

Explore the different business units that make up Delta’s Technical Operations.

Delta TechOps in the News

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Frequently Asked Questions

As the largest MRO provider is Northern America, the Delta TechOps Service Group (DTSG) offers a wide range of capabilities, from servicing your engines and components, to providing material support, to completing interior reconfiguration. Learn more, opens in a new window about the customer experience with DTSG.
No. Delta’s TechU program provides aspiring Aircraft Maintenance Technicians clear pathways to a rewarding career in Delta TechOps and recommendations on how to obtain your FAA Airframe and Power Plant license. Learn more at, opens in a new window.
The selection criteria for each position are different. Generally, however, candidates are selected based on years of experience, application, mechanical aptitude scores and performance in the interview.
Candidates who successfully complete the qualifying questions and any relevant assessments for a role will be invited to a centralized hiring event for an interview.
Candidates applying for most ASM and AMT roles need to pass the Basic Mechanical Aptitude and Reasoning assessment. 
After a minimum of 6 months in the third-party program and after successfully completing all assessments and training, candidates may be eligible to apply for open FTE positions in TechOps.
The third-party service provider places PFEs in machinist, welding, aircraft mechanic, industrial equipment maintenance, AVI Bench Tech and Logistics roles.
Benefits are provided to PFE participants from their employer of record, the third-party service provider.
Most roles are broken down into three shifts, 7am – 3pm, 3pm – 11pm and 11pm – 7am.
Shifts are bid on based on seniority.
Yes, depending on the role, employees may be required to provide their own tools.
No, relocation is currently not offered. 


Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here.