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ALLEGIANT AIR LLC Lead Maintenance Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

Hourly Rate: \$39.13 (\$ 25.13 Base Pay + \$2.50 Airframe License Incentive + \$2.50 Powerplant License Incentive + \$4.00 Lead Tech Incentive + \$5.00 Cost of Living Adjustment)

The starting wage is in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Full Time Benefits:

Profit Sharing

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/ Disability Insurance

401K with an employer match

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Flight Benefits

Paid vacation, holidays and sick time


The Maintenance Team Leader is an \"Aircraft Technician\" who leads other Technicians in their day-to-day maintenance duties. This position is expected to perform the duties of a Maintenance Technician; assume the duties of the Maintenance Supervisor, as assigned, when the Supervisor is absent.

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Minimum Requirements

Combination of Education and Experience will be considered. Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986. Must pass a Criminal Background Check.

Education: High School Diploma/GED

Education Details:

Certification: Yes

Certification Details: A and P license, Engine Run and Taxi (ERT), Airworthiness Release (AWR), SOJT - Train the trainer (SOJT-TtT)

Years of Experience: Minimum two (2) years aircraft heavy line maintenance experience required.

Other Minimum Requirements:

* Valid Driver\'s License and clean driving record.

* Must hold ERT, AWR, and SOJT-TtT qualifications.

Preferred Requirements

* Effective Communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Outlook email.

Job Duties

* Laying out and assuming control of quality and quantity of work assignments.

* Review the log book for each RON or idle (3 hours or more) aircraft at the base for open write-ups and currency of the Service Check.

* See that work is performed in a safe manner and in accordance with company policy, manufacturers\' manuals and FAA requirements.

*Coordinate work and jobs in progress with oncoming mechanics during shift change.

* Ensure that paperwork, tags, etc., are properly filled out and signed, including tags for parts removed from aircraft.

* Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.

* Give on the job training instructions and information on job procedures, safety and good work practices.

* Keep ERT, AWR and SOJT-TtT certifications current.

* Keep the Maintenance Supervisor advised of problems that could result in work delays.

* Take necessary action to ensure that maintenance personnel in his or her group are qualified to accomplish the duties assigned to them.

* Efficiently utilize manpower, making possible adjustments in methods and perfection of procedures to provide continuous improvement in efficiency and increase of production.

* Endeavor to increase his or her own knowledge by studying of technical material and study guides provided for that purpose.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

The Physical Demands and Work Environment described here are a representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.

Mechanic - While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, clim , and use hands and fingers to operate various tools (i.e. drills, ladders, welding, chemicals, etc.). May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 50 lbs. May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24-hour situation. Regular attendance is a requirement of the role. Exposure to extreme noise (i.e. airport with planes, vehicles, and other machinery), temperature, wind, and light fluctuations. Ability to work in a confined area as well as the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Ability to wear personal protective gear. Some travel may be a requirement of the role.

Essential Services Provider

Allegiant as a national air carrier is deemed an essential service provider during declared national and state emergencies. Team Members will be required to report to their assigned trip or work location during national and state emergencies unless prohibited by local, state or federal order.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Allegiant is an equal opportunity employer and will not unlawfully discriminate against qualified applicants or Team Members with respect to any terms or conditions of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, military service status, union/non-union activity, citizenship status, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. This includes compliance with all federal, state and local laws providing for nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the employment process and the requirement to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with those laws.