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ALASKA AIRLINES Careers: AeroEngineer I- Powerplant Seattle, Washington, USA

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Job Title: Engineer I- Powerplant  
Location: Seattle, WA
Full-Time
Regular

REPORTS TO:  Manager, Powerplant 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 and Mexico. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Eskimo 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: Alaska has ranked "highest in customer satisfaction among traditional network carriers" in J.D. Power and Associates' North America Airline Satisfaction Study for the past three years. We've also been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska is the dominant West Coast airline and, together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 90 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues of $3.5 billion.
  
Job Description:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


- Work with cross divisional team(s) composed of Records, Planning, Line Maintenance, Engine Build Up shop, QC, Flight Ops, Technical Pubs, etc to ensure released EC documents are implemented efficiently
- Provide Maintenance Control and Engineering Technical Services personnel with troubleshooting assistance for resolution of chronic powerplant issues resulting in a prompt return to service
-Develop working knowledge of 737 Powerplant Systems, and detailed understanding of CFM56 and GTCP131 engines.
- Review and Disposition all OEM recommendations (SBs, SLs, etc) for priority incorporation into the fleet
- Author Engineering Control (EC) documents (engineering orders, engineering authorizations, fleet campaigns, etc) to direct the required incorporation of modifications, improvements, and disposition of line troubleshooting and shop requests
- Utilize all available information (ASA operational data, OEM engineering data, other operators shared information, etc) to continually improve the safe and efficient operation of the installed powerplant
- Author ASA specific engineering data for inclusion into the required ICAs (manuals) for configuration control and required maintenance actions
- On a rotating basis, provide 24/7 cell phone coverage for powerplant related line issues
- Work with other operators and participate in OEM technical conferences (and WTT sessions) to ensure the most up to date engineering data is utilized in managing ASA’s fleet
- Other duties as assigned
- Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness and Caring

QUALIFICATIONS
- B.S. Degree in Engineering (preference: Aerospace or Mechanical) required
-2+ years of Powerplant Engineering experience (airline, shop, OEM, etc) is preferred
- Understanding of Gas Turbine fundamental operating principles (aero, thermal, mechanical, etc.) preferred
- Basic knowledge of FAA regulations and oversight functions (for both aircraft and engine operating airworthiness certificates) required
- Good communication skills: verbal (both informal working teams and formal executive presentations), and in clear/concise written documents
- Capable of working in a daily fast paced environment
- Minimum age of 18
- Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
   
THE LOCATION
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
 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.  Each day, we are guided by our core values of Professionalism, Caring, Resourcefulness, Integrity and Alaska Spirit at work and in our communities.  Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
   
POSTING INFORMATION
Please apply on or before:  December 16, 2011

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