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

Program Details

Program Summary

The Technician Development 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

Program Specific Experience, Education and Skills


  • Apply to Technician Development Program

  • Valid passport allowing unrestricted travel to and from the U.S. at the time you apply.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Ability to consistently lift 70 pounds

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

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

  • Ability to obtain airport security clearance.

  • Ability to communicate in English

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum age of 18

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

Program Specific Leadership

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

Company Horizon Air

Starting Rate

USD $0.00/Hr.

The Team

Our Maintenance & Engineering team has earned the FAA’s prestigious Diamond Award for almost 20 consecutive years -- the only 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

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FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 12/31/2022
Location Portland, OR - Airport
Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information (including family medical history) or other legally protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are an E-Verify ® employer, where required by law.
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