12 months ago
Job Title: Ground Equipment Support Technician / Ground Vehicle Mechanic - PDX (Flightline)
Job ID: 31027
Location: Portland, OR
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
The starting hourly wage for this position is $17.27 + Medical & Flight Benefits!
* There will be a sign-on bonus for successful candidate(s)
HORIZON AIR STORY
Horizon Air: behind the name are men and women with a "can-do" spirit and a passion for excellence. Launched in 1981, Horizon Air provides service to cities throughout Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Baja California Sur (Mexico), and British Columbia and Alberta (Canada). Together, Horizon Air and partner carrier Alaska Airlines serve more than 90 cities and are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK).
It's a heartfelt approach, as much as technological innovations and customer-pleasing onboard service, that is at the core of the "Horizon experience". This has brought us national and international recognition: Horizon Air was named "Regional Airline of the Year" by Air Transport World magazine in 2007 and was also ranked among the top 10 domestic single-class airlines by Travel+Leisure magazine readers from 2002 through 2009.
Responsible for cost effective repair of ground support equipment
Prioritize equipment repair needs
Work with department 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
* Support a 24/7 operation. Full-time position
* In your station and primarily OJT
* We are looking for candidates who are flexible. Our Mechanics support multiple airports and travel about 50% of their time
High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum age of 21 required
Authorization to work in the U.S. required
Authorization to enter and exit Canada required
Valid driver's license with a good driving record required, defined by the following: No DUI, DWI, reckless or negligent driving within the last five years, no suspensions, terminations or revocations in the last five years, and no more than three moving violations in the last two years
Must be able to obtain a current DOT medical certificate required
ASE Certification preferred
Technical trade school in repair and maintenance preferred
Must have an adequate complement of own tools required
Two years demonstrated automotive maintenance experience including welding, electrical work, front end, brakes, hydraulics and diesel required
Electrical powered vehicle experience preferred
Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds required
Ability to travel to other cities up to 50% of the time required
Ability to work flexible schedules to include evenings, weekends, and holidays required
Ability to work in some inclement weather conditions required
Ability to work with minimal supervision required
Regular and predictable attendance required
The location for this position is in Portland, Oregon
OUR CULTURE - HORIZON AIR
For eligible employees, our company offers a competitive total rewards package that includes insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision care), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program (with flight privileges on Alaska Airlines as well).
Key to Horizon Air's success is its distinctive culture, where partnership thrives and co-workers go out of their way to help each other. Each day, employees are guided by the shared values of Integrity, Heart, Partnership, Innovation/Initiative and Continuous Improvement. Horizon Air also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please apply on or before: October 31, 2017
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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.
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