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Horizon Air Supervisor, Maintenance in SeaTac, Washington

Company Horizon Air

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Supervisor Maintenance oversees the aircraft maintenance teams at Horizon Air. As a people leader, the Supervisor Maintenance leads and establishes priorities for the team of aircraft technicians to ensure overall performance and safety in the day to day operation.

Key Duties

  • Provide administrative and technical control of maintenance and the supervision of aircraft technicians in the overall performance of their duties.

  • Oversees and monitors the Aircraft on Ground team to ensure the safe and timely completion of aircraft maintenance assigned to them in an environment that gives rise to safety, compliance and quality.

  • Ensure successful staffing through the preparation of workforce schedules and workload analysis.

  • Evaluate work performance of assigned technicians and new hires as required.

  • Communicate with leadership assuring aircraft maintenance is conducted in accordance with company and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations.

  • Coordinate with and assist other departments when necessary to expedite completion of assigned work.

  • Maintain work areas and premises in a safe, clean and orderly manner.

  • Evaluate work performance of assigned technicians and new hires as required.

  • Ensure all paperwork is reviewed for accuracy and complete the sign-off process.

  • Report incidents and accidents and submit the appropriate documentation for follow-up.

  • Adhere to Federal, State, Company and Manufacturer rules, regulations and instructions in regard to aircraft maintenance.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • 3 years of aviation maintenance experience, preferably for a commercial airline.

  • Bachelor’s degree, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

  • Valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses.

  • Meets the recent experience requirements of 14 CFR 65.83 (i.e., six months experience in the last 24 months).

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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


  • Hold a mechanic certificate with airframe and powerplant ratings for a minimum of 5 years.

  • Working knowledge of the Horizon Air GPM (General Procedures Manual) and applicable by FARs.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

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

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.

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.

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k match program

  • Monthly incentive pay plan

  • Annual incentive pay plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 5/29/2022
Location Seattle, WA - 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.
Job Locations USA-WA-SeaTac
Requisition ID 2022-8154
Category Maintenance Technicians