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Job ID: 31392
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Greensboro NC
Job Title: Engineer II
Manager Ops Engineering
ALASKA AIRLINES STORY
Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48 as well as to Hawaii Canada Mexico Costa Rica and Cuba. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Alaska Native painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit" we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. Weve been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure Conde Nast Traveler USA Today and others. Alaska with Virgin America is the premier airline for people on the West Coast and together with its sister carrier Horizon Air flies to more than 118 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion.
The Engineer II - Structures provides world-class customer service while keeping safety and compliance the top priorities. This Engineer establishes preventative maintenance procedures and reliability improvements in the interest of safety cost reduction and fleet maintenance improvements.
Scope and Complexity
This individual contributor position supports structures engineering activities for Alaska Airlines (AS).
Develops repairs alterations and maintenance specifications and provides engineering assistance to all departments within the Maintenance and Engineering (M&E;) division.
Establishes preventative maintenance procedures and reliability improvements in the interest of safety cost reduction and fleet maintenance improvements.
Ensures economical and timely completion of modifications and coordinates with company FAA and suppliers.
Provides engineering assistance to the Aircraft On Ground (AOG) engineering and technical services group through analysis of aircraft structures in-service difficulties.
Reviews service bulletins service letters and airworthiness directives and recommends action.
Develops and issues engineering controls along with supporting documents drawings and manual revisions to accomplish repairs and alterations to aircraft structure(s).
Develops preventive maintenance procedures and specifications to extend the useful life of aircraft and/or components.
Investigates problems and proposes modifications evaluates proposal merits and recommends solutions including parts and labor estimates.
Reviews and updates project tasks schedule and change requests in the engineering departments project and change management system.
Provides assistance to other departments to ensure optimal fleet maintenance programs and reliability.
Stays abreast of the state-of-the-art and technical developments affecting aircraft structures
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job-Specific Skills and Education
A minimum 5 years of aviation industry experience (e.g. airline OEM and/or MRO).
A Bachelor of Science degree with a focus in aerospace or mechanical engineering or a related engineering discipline.
Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations operating policies and procedures.
Theoretical and practical knowledge of aircraft structures (B737CL and B737NG preferred).
Ability to learn Alaska Airlines Maintenance and Project and Change Management Systems.
Strong analytical and complex problem-solving ability particularly in identifying fleet issues and trends.
Ability to meet assigned project deadlines with self-directed decision making confidence.
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.
Knowledge of Corrosion Prevention and Control Programs and Aging Aircraft Safety Rules.
Project management experience.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety do the right thing be kind-hearted deliver performance and be remarkable.
OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES
For eligible employees our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match including insurance coverage for medical dental and vision care 401(k) retirement savings plans monthly and annual incentive bonus plans time off and a generous employee travel program. Our values reflect who we are at work and in our communities: Own Safety Do the Right Thing Be Kind-Hearted Deliver Performance and Be Remarkable. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please apply on or before: November 26 2017
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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race color creed religion national origin alienage or citizenship status age sex sexual orientation gender identity or expression marital status disability protected veteran status genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about discuss or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.
Alaska Airlines y Horizon Air no toleran discriminacion o acoso en base a raza color credo religion origen nacional estatus migratorio de residencia o ciudadania edad sexo orientacion sexual identidad de genero o expresion estado civil discapacidad estado veterano protegido informacion genetica o cualquier otra base protegida por la legislacion aplicable. Empleados o aspirantes que indaguen discutan o revelen su compensacion o la remuneracion de otros empleados o aspirantes tambien estan protegidos por ley.
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