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Alaska Airlines Maintenance Technician SFO - Relocation Assistance (Future Opportunity) in San Francisco, California


We're creating an airline people love. It begins with each Alaska Airlines employee, bringing unique strengths and energy to our work in the air and on the ground. Every day, we go beyond what's expected and reach for the remarkable, together.


Role Summary

The Aircraft Technician is responsible for performing high quality routine and non-routine aircraft maintenance. Maintaining a high level of aircraft readiness is critical to the success of our airline. Technicians must be willing to operate as a team, be energetic, flexible and safety focused. If you love working on commercial aircraft and being a member of a high performing team, this job is for you.

Key Duties

  • Carries out assigned work in an expeditious manner, exercises sound judgement in executing each work project, and accomplishes all work in compliance with procedures and policies established in approved Alaska Airlines manuals.

  • Exercises the authority of an Airman Certificate (Repairman or Airframe and/or Powerplant) in signing the corrective action in maintenance documents or the Aircraft Maintenance Log for Return To Service, ensuring such is in accordance with Alaska Airlines policies and procedures.

  • Ensures that a clean, safe, and orderly work area is maintained at all times.

  • Acts as Flight Deck Coordinator, when assigned, to ensure safe operation of aircraft systems (e.g. flight controls, electrical, landing gear) from the flight deck.

  • Accesses Learning Management System (LMS) database once every two weeks and complete assigned training in a timely manner, and maintain current qualifications.

  • Maintains compliance with Safety Management System (SMS) and Company safety policies and procedures as well as Federal Regulations by reporting any safety hazard or potential hazard.

  • Includes SMS in your daily work habits, and remain current in the training requirements for SMS.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • Must possess valid Airframe and Powerplant licenses.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems and an ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues.

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration regulations and company procedures.

  • Must be willing and able to work varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


  • Four or more years of experience preferred.

  • Two or more years of college preferred.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

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


The position pays $32.04. Shift differential pay is also available at $1.00 per hour for third shift.


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.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.

Job ID 32986

Location San Francisco, CA

FLSA Status Nonexempt

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular