Our Company Promise
We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.
The People of Southwest Airlines come together to deliver on our Purpose, which is to connect People to what’s important in their lives through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel. Our Supervisor Aircraft Maintenance supports Southwest’s Mechanics, working from our hangar or at the airport, and collaborates with various Ground Operations Teams to ensure a safe and efficient operation for our Internal and External Customers. They work in an active, dynamic, and safe environment to support our People as they provide high-quality service and on time performance. The Supervisor Aircraft Maintenance is detail-oriented and committed to maintaining the largest Boeing 737 fleet in the world.
A role that supports all hours of the Southwest Operation, including early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays.
U.S. citizenship or current authorization to work in the U.S. and no current or future work authorization sponsorship available.
Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We continue to look for opportunities to reflect the communities we serve, and welcome applicants with diverse thoughts, backgrounds, and experiences.
Model the Southwest Way
Guide and lead Team Members using SWA talent management practices to coach, develop and engage Employees
Adhere to Company values and competencies to foster a Culture of inclusion, recognition, and support of a safe work environment
Invest in Leadership and self-growth through participating in continuous learning and development
Work closely with fellow Supervisors and Leadership to achieve department metrics and objectives
Set clear expectations on daily assignments and procedures
Communicate process changes and procedures to their Employees
Assure Compliance with all applicable policies set forth in Southwest Technical Operations Handbook
Ensure all work performed during the assigned shift is in accordance with approved maintenance procedures
Assure Maintenance documentation of work performed is entered into computer base prior to aircraft departure
Review work packages for completeness and accuracy before all aircraft is returned to service
Assure that all deferred maintenance items have the required parts and labor hours recorded
Coordinate aircraft maintenance requirements with all pertinent Company Departments, specifically through Maintenance Control, to advise the current maintenance status of the aircraft
May perform other job duties as directed by Employee’s Leaders
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of EPA regulations and guidelines for hazardous materials
Knowledge of FARs and other regulatory documents to ensure compliance with the FAA
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
Skilled in written and verbal communication including speaking in group situations
Skilled in reading and comprehending technical reports, instructions, and maintenance documents
Skilled in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
Ability to solve problems and write document change requests, parts action requests, and other regulatory documents to ensure compliance with the FAA
Required: High School Diploma or GED
Fully functioning, broad knowledge in:
Required: Airframe and Powerplant License
Required: Hold or be able to obtain an Airport Driver’s permit
Required: Obtain a SIDA badge and meet all local airport requirements
Required: Obtain Cat III and ETOPS certification following employment
Ability to perform work duties from [limited space work station/desk/office area] for extended periods of time
Ability to communicate and interact with others in the English language to meet the demands of the job
Ability to use a computer and other office productivity tools with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the demands of the job
Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines
Must be a U.S. citizen or have the authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines
Must be able to work varying shifts and/or overtime as needed to meet operational demands
Must be able to travel with some overnight stays several times a year for training, broken plane rescues, and department meetings
Pay & Benefits:
Competitive market salary from $124,550K per year to $138,400K per year* depending on qualifications and experience. For eligible Leadership and individual contributor roles, additional bonus opportunities are available and awarded at the discretion of the company.
Benefits you’ll love:
•Fly for free, as a privilege, on any open seat on all Southwest flights (your eligible dependents too)
•Up to a 9.3% 401(k) Company match, dollar for dollar, of your eligible pay, per paycheck *
•Potential for annual Profit Sharing contribution toward retirement - when Southwest profits, you profit**
•Explore more Benefits you’ll love: https://careers.southwestair.com/benefits
*Pay amount does not guarantee employment for any particular period of time.
**401(k) match contributions are subject to the plan’s vesting schedule and applicable IRS limits
***Profit Sharing contributions are subject to plan’s vesting schedule and are made at the discretion of the Company.
Noncontract Salary Positions and Promotion Opportunities (excluding for VP and above
Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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