SkyWest Airlines

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SkyWest Airlines Automotive Ground Service Mechanic SLC or DEN in Salt Lake City, Utah

Primary Job Duties

This position is for Salt Lake City or Denver.

As the Automotive Ground Service Mechanic, you will be a vital part of the operation as you maintain SkyWest ground equipment and support ramp personnel to promote safety and on time arrivals/departures. You will do this as you:

  • Efficiently and thoroughly troubleshoot and repair various equipment, including tugs, belt loaders, pickups, deicing equipment, push back tugs, bag carts, electric vehicles, etc.

  • Travel to different SkyWest ground handled cities to repair various equipment

  • Prep and paint equipment

  • Complete ramp checks as needed

  • Help train apprentices when needed

  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements

As the ideal candidate, you will exemplify all of SkyWest's Guiding Principles, most importantly Health and Safety First, Excellent Service and Quality, Personal and Operational Reliability, and Respect and Teamwork. Additionally, you:

  • Have a positive attitude, are self-motivated, are a quick learner, are a team player, and are Safety and detailed oriented

  • Have at least one year automotive/ground service equipment related experience or training

  • Can work independently

  • Possess basic Computer Skills

  • Have strong organizational skills

  • Have strong troubleshooting skills

  • Are willing to work nights, early morning, weekends, holidays, extended shifts and rotating shifts

  • Are willing to work in an outdoor environment in inclement weather

  • Must possess a valid driver license

SkyWest Automotive Ground Service Mechanics are required to maintain a Basic Tool Set as outlined below. Tool allowances are available to assist in reaching and maintaining this set.

  • Standard Sockets: ¼”, 3/8”, and ½” drive with ratchets and extensions must range from ¼” to 1 1/4” deep and shallow

  • Metric Sockets: must range from 8mm - 19 mm deep and shallow

  • Standard Wrenches: standard ¼” to 1 ¼”

  • Metric Wrenches: 8mm -19 mm

  • Allen Wrenches: standard and metric

  • Screwdrivers: Phillips, Flat Head, and Torx

  • Pliers: Standard and needle nose pliers, and channel locks

  • Impact Gun and Sockets: Pneumatic 1/2” and 3/8”

  • Pry bars (variety of lengths)

  • Automotive meter (fluke) with hertz capability

  • Wire cutters, wire strippers, and wire crimpers

  • Hammer

  • Tool box and travel case

Preferred Skills:

  • ASE Certifications in brakes, steering and suspension, electrical and diesel engines

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

  • Automotive Schooling

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Travel as needed-multiple day trips and overnights (Flying and Driving)

  • Must have ability to lift 60+ pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Please complete the online application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

  • This job posting may have an additional video interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.

SkyWest is committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestory, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.

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