SkyWest Airlines

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

About SkyWest

SkyWest Airlines, the largest independently owned regional airline, is currently in search of individuals who take pride in seeing a job done well and are ready to take on new challenges and opportunities. Come join our team in Salt Lake City, UT! As the Automotive Mechanic - SLC Ground Service, you will be responsible for maintaining SkyWest ground equipment and supporting ramp personnel to promote safety and on time arrivals/departures.

As a SkyWest employee, you will be part of an exciting team spread across the nation. Aside from being a part of this incredible network of individuals, SkyWest employees enjoy a full range of benefits, including:

  • Unparalleled travel benefits for you and your family with Alaska, American, Delta, and United Airlines

  • 401K with company matching

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Quarterly operational performance bonuses

  • 4 10-hour shifts/week

  • Shift trade flexibility

  • Opportunity to increase pay with travel overrides, level advancement/training, etc.

  • Monthly tool allowance

  • Great team atmosphere

  • Rewarding work

  • Numerous growth opportunities within the company

Primary Job Duties

As the Automotive Mechanic - SLC Ground Service, 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.

  • 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:

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

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

  • Work independently

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

  • Willing to work in an outdoor environment in inclement weather

  • Possess a valid unrestricted driver license

SkyWest Automotive Ground Service Mechanics are required to maintain a Basic Tool Set as outlined below. Monthly tool allowance is 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)

  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Be 18 years or older

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • This is a full-time position, starting at $20.50 - 23.50 an hour, depending on experience

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

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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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