Alaska Airlines Line Aircraft Technician in Seattle, Washington

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 29318

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Title: Line Aircraft Technician

PAY

The position pays per the AMFA union agreement. The current starting pay is $25.50 per hour plus $5.00 per hour A&P; license premium pay. Line maintenance premium pay is $.60 per hour. Shift differential pay is also available at $.60 additional per hour for second shift and $.75 additional per hour third shift.

Total Day Shift: $31.10 Total 2nd Shift: $31.70 Total Graveyard Shift: $31.85

ALASKA AIRLINES' STORY

Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Eskimo painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska is the premier airline for people on the West Coast and, together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 90 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $4 billion. .

POSITION INFORMATION

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out assigned work in an expeditious manner, exercising sound judgment in executing each work project

  • Accomplish all work in compliance with procedures and policies established in approved Alaska Airlines manuals

  • Exercise the authority of an Airman Certificate (Repairman or Airframe and/or Powerplant) in signing the corrective action in maintenance documents or aircraft maintenance log for airworthiness release or return to service, ensuring such is in accordance with Alaska Airlines policies and procedures

  • Act as cockpit coordinator, when assigned, to ensure safe operation of aircraft systems (e.g., flight controls, electrical, landing gear) from the flight deck

  • Ensure that a clean, safe, and orderly work area is maintained at all times

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Embody the Alaska Spirit and conducts oneself with Safety, Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness, and Caring

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Must be at least 18 years old

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

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record required

  • Valid Airframe and Powerplant licenses are required

  • Two years college preferred

  • 4+ years experience preferred

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems and an ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues required

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration regulations and company procedures required

  • Flexible to work varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays required

THE LOCATION

The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington

OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES

For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program. Each day, we are guided by our core values of Professionalism, Caring, Resourcefulness, Integrity and Alaska Spirit at work and in our communities. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. .

POSTING INFORMATION

Please apply on or before: April 30, 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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