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Horizon Air Horizon External Maintenance Technician Development Program in Redmond, Oregon

Program Details

Program Summary

The Horizon MTX Development Program Program is geared towards individuals who want to gain the skills needed to receive their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses. The program offers training, mentorship and a defined path to starting a career with Horizon Air/Alaska Airlines. If accepted into the program, the individual signs an agreement to work for Horizon Air for a minimum of 30 months after receiving their A&P licenses and starting at Horizon Air.

Key Duties

  • Maintain in good standing with approved A&P school

  • Attend quarterly check-ins with assigned mentor/leader

  • Maintain good communication with the company on curriculum progress

  • Attend program specific meetings as scheduled

  • Commit to work for Alaska Airlines for 2.5 years post program completion and sign an agreement confirming this requirement

Required Program Specific Experience, Education and Skills

  • Technician Development Program application

  • Ability to consistently lift 70 pounds and to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.

  • Ability to work a variety of schedules to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to communicate in English, valid driver's license, high school diploma or equivalent, minimum age of 18, authorization to work in the U.S., and ability to obtain airport security clearance

  • Valid passport allowing unrestricted travel to and from the U.S. at time of application

Program Specific Leadership

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

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.

Company Horizon Air

Starting Rate

USD $0.00/Hr.

Employment Type




Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on



Portland, OR - Airport

Requisition Type

Career Pathways & Programs

Job Locations USA-OR-Portland | USA-WA-SeaTac | USA-ID-Boise | USA-OR-Redmond | USA-WA-Spokane | USA-WA-Everett

Requisition ID 2022-7700

Category Maintenance Technicians