Horizon Air Ground Support Technician (GSE Mechanic) in Portland, Oregon
Company Horizon Air
$2,000 hiring bonus paid after 30 days of employment (includes $2,000 tool bonus)
There is a premium available of time and a half when working outside of base station (field work) performing duties on behalf of the company (field work is about 50% of employee's schedule)
Airports are expansive. That’s why we rely on our ground vehicles (trucks, transports, vans, automobiles, and other ground vehicles) to be as reliable and safe as our aircraft -- to be sure we're where we need to be quickly and safely. If you are an auto mechanic, good with electrical systems, diagnostics, can problem-solve on the fly, and share our values and commitment to creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.
The Ground Support Technician is responsible for Ground support equipment repairs at Horizon Air. As a member of the Ground Support team, this individual contributor role ensures properly maintained ground equipment.
Responsible for cost effective repair of ground support equipment
Prioritize equipment repair needs
Work with manager to provide adequate equipment to the field
Maintain equipment in safe condition
Keep track of parts and create work orders
Analyze maintenance programs
Troubleshoot equipment problems
Work with leads, supervisors and manager to provide responsive service to the station's repair needs
This position will require travel to other cities to repair equipment
Other duties as assigned
Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
A minimum of 2 years maintenance experience, which may include experience with fabrication, auto body, automotive mechanics, heavy-equipment (diesel) mechanics, and electric vehicle and generator mechanics.
Ability to be qualified to operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), and is not currently disqualified from operating a CMV
Must be able to obtain a current DOT medical certificate
Ability to provide a list of violations or the certificate required to qualify as a DOT driver under the provisions of the FMCSA as listed in the 49CFR.
Must have an adequate complement of own tools
Authorization to enter and exit Canada
Valid driver’s license
Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.
Ability to travel to other cities up to 50% of the time
Ability to work a variety of schedules to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to work in some inclement weather conditions
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to obtain airport security clearance.
Ability to communicate in English
High school diploma
Minimum age of 21
Must be authorized to work in the U.S
Technical trade school in repair and maintenance
Electric powered vehicle experience
Airport SIDA Badge Requirements
Important update for non-crew employees working at an airport or maintenance hangar: Employees will be required to obtain a SIDA badge provided by the airport authority and maintain good standing in order to keep their SIDA badge. Review the SIDA Badge Requirements document for a comprehensive overview.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.
Medical, dental and vision benefits
401k program with a company match up to 6%
Monthly incentive pay plan up to $150 per month
Annual incentive pay plan with a target 5% payout of annual earnings
Generous paid time off
Unlimited standby travel benefits on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 9/30/2022
Location Portland, OR - Airport
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition Type Frontline
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2022-9146
Category Corporate & Operations
Bonus USD $2,000.00
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