Alaska Airlines Horizon Ground Support Technician / Ground Vehicle Mechanic (PDX) in Portland, Oregon


We deliver excellence with passion. Each Horizon employee aims high, and working closely together, we soar. As a committed partner to Alaska Airlines, we connect the cities, people and promise of the West. Going the extra mile for guests and each other. Taking on each day knowing we're part of something remarkable.



  • 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


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 21 years of age required

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. required

  • Authorization to enter and exit Canada preferred

  • Valid drivers license and good driving record required

  • 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

  • Authorization to enter and exit Canada 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

  • Fluency in the English language both reading and writing required

  • Ability to be qualified to operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), and is not currently disqualified from operating a CMV required

  • Ability to provide a list of violations or the certificate required


The starting hourly wage for this position is $17.53




Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.

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Job ID: 33049

Location: Portland, OR

Regular/Temporary: Regular