Aircraft Technician Jobs in Portland – Oregon – USA at Horizon Air

Title: Aircraft Technician

Company: Horizon Air

Location: Portland – Oregon – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Airport/Airline, Maintenance/Cleaning

Position:  Aircraft Technician $10k Hiring Bonus

CompanyHorizon Air

The Team

Our M&E team has earned the FAAs prestigious Diamond Award for almost 20 consecutive years – the only major carrier to receive the award for as many years, and the most of any airline. From our parts warehouse to the maintenance hangar, our Ready, SAFE, Go mindset prioritizes safety in all that we do – for our guests and coworkers. If you share our values to safety and excellence, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Aircraft Technician is responsible for repair and maintenance of aircraft for the Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) division of Horizon Air (QX). As a member of the M&E division, this individual contributor role performs all functions in the repair and maintenance of aircraft, which includes dismantling, repairing, assembly, and construction of machinery and mechanical devices. This is a union represented position.



Repair and perform maintenance on aircraft, including dismantling, repairing, assembly, and erection of machinery and mechanical devices.

Perform all work in a prompt timely manner, adhering to all attendance reliability policies and procedures.

Exercise the authority of an Airman Certificate (Repairman or Airframe and/or Powerplant) in signing the corrective action in maintenance documents or aircraft maintenance log for airworthiness release or return to service, ensuring such is in accordance with Horizon Air (QX) policies and procedures.

Act as cockpit coordinator, when assigned, to ensure safe operation of aircraft systems (e.g., flight controls, electrical, landing gear) from the flight deck.

Ensure that a clean, safe, and orderly work area is maintained s.

Job-Specific Experience,

Education& Skills


Valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license.

Strong knowledge of aircraft systems.

Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues.

Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and company procedures.

Must have an adequate complement of sheet metal tools.

Meets the recent experience requirements of 14 CFR 65.83 (i.e., six months experience in the last 24 months).

Valid passport allowing unrestricted travel to and from the U.S. y.

Valid drivers license

Ability to consistently lift 70 pounds

Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.

Ability to work a variety of schedules to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Ability to obtain airport security clearance.

Ability to communicate in English

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum age of 18

Authorization to work in the U.S.


Previous Prior Part 121 maintenance experience

4 s of aircraft technician experience.

2 s of college.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Pay Details

$10,000 hiring bonus for the Aircraft Technician position at Horizon Air.

Total Rewards

Medical, dental and vision benefits

401k program with a company match up to 6%

Monthly incentive pay plan up to $150 per month

Annual incentive pay plan with a target 5% payo…


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