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Horizon Air Aircraft Technician $2k - $4k Hiring Bonus in Boise, Idaho

Company Horizon Air

The Team

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

Role Summary

The Aircraft Technician is responsible for repair and maintenance of aircraft for the Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) division of Horizon Air (QX). As a member of the M&E division, this individual contributor role performs all functions in the repair and maintenance of aircraft, which includes dismantling, repairing, assembly, and construction of machinery and mechanical devices. This is a union represented position.

Key Duties

  • Repair and perform maintenance on aircraft, including dismantling, repairing, assembly, and erection of machinery and mechanical devices.

  • Perform all work in a prompt timely manner, adhering to all attendance reliability policies and procedures.

  • 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 Horizon Air (QX) 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.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

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

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues.

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and company procedures.

  • Must have an adequate complement of sheet metal tools.

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

  • 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.

Preferred

  • Previous Prior Part 121 maintenance experience

  • 4 or more years of aircraft technician experience.

  • 2 or more years of college.

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.

Starting Rate

USD $20.16/Hr.

Pay Details

Less than 1 year of A&P experience

Hiring bonus $2,000

A&P test fee reimbursement up to $1,800

More than 1 year of A&P experience

Hiring bonus $4,000

Total Rewards

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k program with a company match up to 6%

  • Monthly incentive pay plan up to $150 per month

  • Annual incentive pay plan with a target 5% payout of annual earnings

  • Generous paid time off

  • Unlimited standby travel benefits on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 12/2/2021
Location Boise, ID - 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.
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Job*: Yes
Job Locations USA-ID-Boise
Requisition ID 2021-6817
Category Maintenance Technicians

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