Jobs at Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

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Job Information

Alaska Airlines Line Aircraft Technician in Portland, Oregon

Company Alaska Airlines

Starting Rate

USD $35.52/Hr.

The Team

Our M&E team has earned the FAA’s prestigious Diamond Award for almost 20 consecutive years -- the only major carrier to receive the award for as many years, and the most of any airline. From our parts warehouse to the maintenance hangar, our Ready, SAFE, Go mindset prioritizes safety in all that we do -- for our guests and coworkers. If you share our values to safety and excellence, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Line Aircraft Technician is responsible for repair and maintenance of aircraft for the Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) division of Alaska Airlines (AS). As a member of the M&E division, this individual contributor role performs all functions in the repair and maintenance of aircraft, which includes dismantling, repairing, assembly, and erection of machinery and mechanical devices. This is a union represented position.

Key Duties

  • Repair and perform maintenance on aircraft, including dismantling, repairing, assembly, and erection of machinery and mechanical devices.

  • Perform all work in a prompt timely manner, adhering to all attendance reliability policies and procedures.

  • Exercise the authority of an Airman Certificate (Repairman or Airframe and/or Powerplant) in signing the corrective action in maintenance documents or aircraft maintenance log for airworthiness release or return to service, ensuring such is in accordance with Alaska Airlines policies and procedures.

  • Act as cockpit coordinator, when assigned, to ensure safe operation of aircraft systems (e.g., flight controls, electrical, landing gear) from the flight deck.

  • Ensure that a clean, safe, and orderly work area is maintained at all times.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues.

  • Ability to consistently lift 70 lbs.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and company procedures.

  • Valid Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license.

  • Must have a valid and operable driver’s license.

  • Flexible to work varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to communicate in English.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred

  • 2 or more years of aircraft technician experience.

  • 2 or more years of college.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

Total Rewards

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
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 8/19/2022
Requisition Type Frontline
Location Portland
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. If you’d like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please fill out an AAP Inspection Request Form .
People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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 SIDA Badge Requirements for complete details.
I: Y - MTX
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2022-8813
Category Maintenance Technicians

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