Alaska Airlines Engineer II in Seattle, Washington
Role Summary The Engineer II - Powerplant provides world-class customer service while keeping safety and compliance the top priorities. This Engineer manages all aspects of Alaska Airlines' (AS) Powerplant program.
Scope & Complexity This individual contributor position supports powerplant engineering activities for Alaska Airlines.
Works with vendors to ensure proactive maintenance solutions.
Works with other operators, Engine and Airframe Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) through technical forums or other methods to ensure industry-leading reliability and maintenance programs.
Works with OEM to ensure optimum development and testing of Powerplant systems.
Provides maintenance control and engineering technical services personnel with troubleshooting assistance for resolution of chronic Powerplant issues and minimizes aircraft downtime for unscheduled maintenance.
Reviews all OEM recommendations for priority incorporation into the fleet.
Authors engineering control (EC) documents (engineering orders and authorizations, fleet campaigns, etc.) to direct the incorporation of modifications, improvements, and disposition of line troubleshooting and shop requests.
Partners with cross-divisional team (e.g., records, planning, line maintenance, engine build-up shop, QC, flight operations, technical publications, etc.) to ensure efficient implementation of released EC documents.
Utilizes all available information (e.g., AS operational data, OEM engineering data, other operators shared information, etc.) to continually improve the safe and efficient operation of the installed Powerplant(s).
Authors AS-specific engineering data for inclusion into the Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA) manuals for configuration control and required maintenance actions.
May require off hour coverage of Powerplant related line issues.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job-Specific Skills, Experience & Education Required
A minimum 5 years of Powerplant engineering experience (e.g., airline, OEM, and/or shop).
A Bachelor of Science degree, with a focus in aerospace or mechanical engineering, or a related engineering discipline.
Understanding of Gas Turbine fundamental operating principles (aero, thermal, mechanical, etc.).
Knowledge of Powerplant Systems.
Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and oversight functions (for both aircraft and engine operating airworthiness certificates).
Excellent communication (e.g., verbal, written, and listening), presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to produce clear and concise documentation.
Detailed oriented and highly organized, with ability to multi-task and work independently with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum age of 18.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
Job ID: 33001
Location: Seattle, WA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time