Saturday , August 15 2020

Southwest Airlines Careers – Required Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Oakland

Website Southwest Airlines

Job Description:

The Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor is directly responsible for the overall supervision, training, and support of assigned aircraft maintenance personnel. Works closely with the Manager/Sr Manager Maintenance to achieve goals of the department and meet or exceed performance metrics of the Team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Approves required payroll documents.
  • Assures Compliance with all applicable polices set forth in Southwest Technical Operations Handbook
  • Assures Maintenance documentation of work performed is entered into computer base prior to aircraft departure.
  • Assures all work performed during the assigned shift is in accordance with approved Maintenance procedures.
  • Assures that all RII items are properly documented.
  • Assures that all deferred maintenance items have the required parts and labor hours recorded.
  • Complies with SWA Safety and EPA practices, and maintains a safe work environment.
  • Complies with TSA security requirements to ensure facilities and aircraft are secure.
  • Comply with Station weekly Line and Hangar audits.
  • Coordinate with Command Center for all operational issues.
  • Coordinates aircraft maintenance requirements with all pertinent Company Departments, specifically through Maintenance Control, to advise the current maintenance status of the aircraft.
  • Effectively communicates process changes and procedures to their Employees
  • Evaluates the need for required overtime and schedules it accordingly.
  • Monitors Training Reporting System or Programs for mandatory training to ensure Compliance.
  • Monitors productivity and labor hour requirements on the assigned shift, and provides adequate labor hour coverage for the oncoming shift.
  • Monitors sick leave and takes the appropriate action when required.
  • Monitors the progress of each aircraft and takes necessary action to assure on-time departures.
  • Oversee aircraft locations at the terminal and hangar maintenance facility and coordinates with Station Command Center for Flight requirements.
  • Oversee aircraft taxi/repositioning operations on the field.
  • Provides instruction and on-the-job training as required.
  • Responsible for New Hire Evaluation and Feedback.
  • Reviews with Lead Mechanics the assigned work packages and adjusts them as required.
  • Reviews work packages for completeness and accuracy before all aircraft is returned to service.
  • Updates various daily reports within the required systems.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to read and comprehend technical reports, instructions, and maintenance documents.
  • Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize work assignments
  • Must be able to establish good working relationships and maintain a positive attitude with assigned personnel.
  • Must be able to work in a face paced environment with competing priorities.
  • Must be able to work within tight time constraints
  • Must be results oriented, and self-motivated
  • Must have good decision making skills and confidence to effectively direct the work of the individuals on the Team. Excellent problem-solving skills are a must.
  • Must have strong written and verbal skills and the ability to speak in a group situation.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 3 years of Supervisory experience preferred
  • 5 years of Aircraft Maintenance required

Job Details:

Company: Southwest Airlines

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Maintenance

Job Location: Oakland, CA, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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