Southwest Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Southwest Airlines - Posted 1 month ago
$30-35/hour  + Equity

Full-time

Denver, CO

Category
Aircraft Maintenance
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
62k employees

Aircraft Maintenance Job description

Provides Legendary Customer Service by servicing and maintaining aircraft to ensure an airworthy fleet that will sustain an on-time flight schedule.

Starting pay: $29.95/hr plus a $5.00 premium for A&P License.

Additional opportunities for overtime and shift premiums. Fly for free on any open seat on all Southwest flights (your eligible dependents too)

Up to a 9.3% 401(k) Company match, dollar for dollar, per paycheck*

Potential for annual Profit Sharing contribution toward retirement—when Southwest profits, you profit**

Competitive health insurance for you and eligible dependents

Opportunity to buy Southwest Airlines common stock at a 10% discount

*401(k) match contributions are subject to the plan’s vesting schedule

**Profit Sharing contributions are subject to the plan’s vesting schedule and are made at the discretion of the Company

Responsibilities

Works in a cooperative spirit to ensure the success of our Company

The work of the Mechanic shall include all work generally recognized as Mechanic's work performed by the Company in its airline operations in and about Company shops, maintenance bases, and maintenance stations--including, but not limited to--checks, dismantling, overhauling, repairing, fabricating, assembling, welding, erecting, and painting all parts of aircraft, aircraft engines, radio equipment, instruments, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, and machine tool work in connection therewith

Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed in this description

May perform other job duties as directed by Employee's Leaders, with all internal and external Customers

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be able to read and comprehend maintenance procedures manuals and related documents, wire diagrams, blueprints, Aircraft Change Orders, special items, and log write-ups

Must be able to follow instructions, learn, understand, and comply with maintenance procedures, rules, and regulations

Must be able to write accurate and complete summaries of work accomplished on required forms and sign to verify work was performed as indicated

Must have sufficient computer skills to access and complete computer-based training modules

Must be able to meet all training requirements in a timely manner

Must be aware of hazardous situations and be able to handle emergencies as needed

Must be able to perform well in a fast-paced environment working under specific deadlines and time constraints to perform aircraft maintenance to meet the demands of the flight schedule

Must work well with others as part of a team and work under stressful situations

Must be able to remain alert to moving vehicles or aircraft and use radio equipment effectively

Must be able to communicate information and instructions in writing, verbally, or via radio equipment

Provides friendly service to and maintains positive relationships with all Internal and External customers

Works in a cooperative spirit to ensure the success of our Company

Education

Required: High School Diploma or GED

Experience

Required: 2 years of Aircraft Maintenance

Required: 1 Year Heavy jet aircraft of 12,500 lbs. or more within the past two years

Must meet regency of experience requirements of CFR 65.83

Licensing/Certification

Must possess a valid U.S. Driver's License

Valid Federal A&P Certificates, as required by Federal Law

Physical Abilities

Must be able to perform all job functions within cramped and confined spaces and in hazardous areas

Must be able to lift and move items of up to 50 pounds on a regular basis

Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, crawl, and stoop on a frequent basis and for extended periods of time

Other Qualifications

Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines

Must be a U.S. citizen or have the authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines

Must possess the tools required to perform routine aircraft maintenance

Must be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, and overtime

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start date to comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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