Alaska Airlines Intern - Flight Simulator Operations in Seattle, Washington
Company Alaska Airlines
Interns at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are embedded within their teams and work on visible projects that directly impact our guests and the business. When not working, we invite our interns to take advantage of our unlimited complimentary space-available travel on Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air - lunch in San Diego? Weekend in Portland? Maui? Phoenix? Done!
This internship is for summer 2021 and is designed for a commitment of 40 hours per week for the duration of the 12-week program.
Become part of a dynamic environment that offers a hands-on internship experience. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic students to contribute toward key projects that support our business, community and cultural growth. Experience a work environment that thrives on innovation, collaboration and partnership
Support the Flight Simulator Operations Department in various capacities, ranging from:
Flight Simulator Preflight tests
Preventative maintenance activities
Testing and validation of aircraft, computing or visual systems
Process and procedure development related to simulator maintenance
Assistance in troubleshooting and repairing flight simulator systems as required
Database toolset software coding utilized in compliance documentation
Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
Internship positions are open to current undergraduate students in their junior year who are enrolled in a full-time course of study graduating between December ’21 and June ‘22
Actively enrolled in an engineering degree program
Able to support flexible work hours, as simulators are utilized for pilot training during standard day shift hours. Working non-standard, overnight shifts will be common.
Must be physically able to perform medium or greater level of work on a variety of electronic equipment, lifts and hoists.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Organized, extremely attentive to detail and highly safety conscious
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum age of 18.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Enrolled in a Bachelors of Aeronautical Engineering degree program
Familiarity with basic computer programming and electronic circuits schematics
FAA Private Pilot Certificate, Dispatcher certificate or basic familiarity with flight operations
Basic understanding of aeronautical engineering principles, aerodynamics, flight mechanics of multi-engine commercial jet aircraft and flight planning
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
- Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Equal Employment Opportunity 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.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.
We participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2020-4774
Employment Type Full-Time
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