American Airlines announced it is hiring 165 workers for the Tulsa maintenance base this year. The positions include aviation maintenance technicians and support positions.
The company said the new jobs will be at the Tulsa Tech Ops base which they said is the largest commercial aviation base maintenance facility in the world.
The new employees will work on interior modifications to the Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A321 aircraft.
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"The work we do in Tulsa is an important part of maintaining and delivering safe and reliable aircraft for American's customers and team members,” said Erik Olund, managing director of base maintenance for American.
"With these additional positions, we’ll be situated to provide the best operational performance and consistent experience that our customers expect and deserve."
Tulsa Regional Chamber President and CEO Mike Neal issued the following statement:
“American Airlines continues to be an employer of choice in the Tulsa region, and we’re thrilled they’re hiring for an additional 165 jobs following the creation of 400 new positions in August. This announcement reflects the continued growth and significant impact the aerospace industry has on northeast Oklahoma’s economy.”