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Horizon Air Ground Equipment Support Leader - SEA in Seattle, Washington


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.


Role Summary

The Ground Support Leader is responsible for Ground support equipment repairs at Horizon Air. As a member of the Ground Support team, this individual contributor role ensures property maintained equipment.

Scope & Complexity

The role supports Ground equipment maintenance at Horizon Air.

Key Duties

  • Assign daily work tasks to front line technicians, follow up on assigned work

  • Perform scheduling duties for local repair technicians

  • Conduct training and ensure compliance with training requirements for local technicians

  • Conduct performance coaching

  • Responsible for cost effective repair of ground support equipment

  • Prioritize equipment repair needs

  • Work with Regional 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 station leads, supervisors and manager to provide responsive service

  • Other duties as assigned

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • Two years demonstrated automotive maintenance experience including welding, electrical work, front end, brakes, hydraulics and diesel

  • Valid drivers license and good driving record

  • Must be able to obtain a current DOT medical certificate

  • Must have an adequate complement of own tools

  • Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to travel to other cities up to 50% of the time

  • Ability to work flexible schedules to include evenings, weekends, and holidays

  • Ability to work in some inclement weather conditions

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • Fluency in the English language both reading and writing

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

  • Ability to provide a list of violations or the certificate

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 21 years of age

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.


  • ASE Certification

  • Electrical powered vehicle experience

  • Authorization to enter and exit Canada

  • Technical trade school in repair and maintenance

  • One year front line leadership experience

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.


Submit your application by 10/22/19 11:59pm (Pacific Time). We'll be happy to see it.


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 35462

Location Seattle, WA

FLSA Status Nonexempt

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular