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Alaska Airlines Line Avionics Technician in Portland, Oregon

Company Alaska Airlines

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 Line Avionics Technician is responsible for repair and maintenance of aircraft electrical and electronic equipment for the Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) division of Alaska Airlines (AS). As a member of the M&E division, this individual contributor role performs all functions in the repair and maintenance of aircraft. This is a union represented position.

Key Duties

  • Repair and perform maintenance of aircraft electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Inspect, test, adjust and repair aircraft communication, navigation and flight control systems.

  • Adhere to all internal Alaska Airlines policies and procedures and governing workplace rules of conduct to ensure no direct threat to the health and safety of others, including adherence to all security process, procedures and related requirements.

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

  • Exercise the authority of an Airframe & Powerplant (A&P)/ FCC in signing the Aircraft Maintenance Log for Airworthiness Release or Return to Service of an aircraft or aircraft component, ensuring such is in accordance with ASA policies and procedures.

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

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • 2 or more years of experience on commercial heavy jet aircraft.

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems.

  • Ability to consistently lift 70 lbs.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues.

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

  • Valid Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) and FCC licenses.

  • Must have a valid and operable driver’s license.

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

  • Ability to communicate in English.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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

Preferred

  • 4 or more years of avionics technician experience.

  • Experience using schematics and wiring diagrams.

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 $34.14/Hr.

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 10/29/2021
Location Portland
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.
Job*: Yes
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2021-6369
Category Maintenance Technicians

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