Supv Ground Support

Southwest Airlines, Denver, CO 80249, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
Department: Ground Operations

Our Company Promise

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Job Description: Job Summary
At Southwest Airlines, the Safety of our Customers, Employees, and aircraft is our number one priority. The Supervisor Ground Support supports the Ground Support Manager in leading M echanics who maintain the ground equipment fleet for the Denver Airport (DEN) . Th is role will provide operational oversight during alternate shifts at a 24-hour mega operation as well as managerial responsibilities in the absence of the Manager to support Ground Operations objectives and missions. The Supervisor Ground Support is a n effective communicator and Leader who is excited to develop and support a Team in a dynamic, safe environment .

Additional Details:
A role that includes working assigned shifts based on seniority. Shifts can include early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays .

U.S. citizenship or current authorization to work in the U.S. required and no current or future work authorization sponsorship available.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.?We continue to look for opportunities to reflect the communities we serve, and welcome applicants with diverse thoughts, backgrounds, and experiences.
Model the Southwest Way
Guide and lead team members using SWA talent management practices to coach, develop, and engage employees
Adhere to Company values and competencies to foster a culture of inclusion, recognition, and support of a safe work environment
Invest in leadership and self-growth through participating in continuous learning and development
Support and advise local station employees or leaders on their ground equipment fleet by responding to escalated issues, advising on equipment best practices, providing updates on repair work, and meeting frequently to ensure consistent, open communication
Address station equipment needs and conditions specific to inclement weather, seasonal demands, emergency operations, or peak travel times to ensure minimal operational disruption
Monitor the timely completion of a shop’s scheduled maintenance and repairs in the fleet management system. Influence Lead Mechanics as needed to ensure the optimal division of work among mechanics, shifts, or locations
Act as a frontline resource for mechanics by providing side-by-side coaching and troubleshooting, and encouraging cross-knowledge sharing within the shop
Defuse interpersonal conflicts prior to escalating to GSE Manager. Assist the manager in addressing mechanic performance issues in compliance with contractual requirements
Foster a productive, harmonious team environment. Provide input on shop meetings and culture events when needed
Maintain a culture of safety and compliance in the GSE shop environment by ensuring regular attention to safety meetings, audits, trainings, inspections, and programs
Ensure adequate daily staffing by addressing immediate staffing needs in compliance with contractual requirements, managing mechanic work schedules and requests, and arranging downline travel
Partner with lead mechanics to ensure mechanics have adequate parts and supplies to complete work in a timely manner. Provide feedback to parts vendors on service and set future expectations for quality, cost, and timeliness
Support the GSE Manager in fostering low-cost activities and budget adherence.
Recommend alternatives to repairs, purchases, or suppliers. Assist with facilitating equipment warranties and auctions
May perform other job duties as directed by Employees Leaders
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced knowledge and ability to analyze mechanical problems and advise on sound repair decisions
Knowledge of collective bargaining agreement processes and procedures
Knowledge of mechanical equipment involving gas, diesel, electric, hydraulic and alternate fuel systems and parts
Ability to work in high-pressure or emergency situations
Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
Ability to coaching, motivation, listening, and conflict resolution skills
Ability to work extended/flexible hours and prioritize competing work demands
Ability to efficiently navigate and utilize Microsoft Office programs, with a strong proficiency in Excel.
Demonstrated ability to navigate and utilize fleet maintenance or repair tracking systems, as well as equipment diagnostic systems
Ability to perform hands-on training for Mechanics
Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences, both verbally and in writing Education
Required: High School Diploma or GED

Fully functioning, broad knowledge in:
ground support equipment
heavy equipment maintenance
systems and process analysis
airport operations and regulations
Physical Abilities
Ability to perform work duties from [limited space work station/desk/office area] for extended
periods of time
Ability to communicate and interact with others in the English language to meet the demands of the job
Ability to use a computer and other office productivity tools with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the demands of the job
Ability to move/transport 75 lbs on an occasional basis (under 50%)
Ability to move in a prone position on or near the ground without standing
Ability to be or remain stationary in a forward and downward position
Ability to operate motorized vehicles/equipment
Ability to raise 75 lbs over 25% of time to (waist/shoulder/overhead)
Ability to traverse from one location to another
Ability to perform assigned duties in outdoor and inclement weather conditions
Ability to perform assigned duties with potential exposure to excessive noise, vibrations and/or sensory conditions
Other Qualifications
Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines
Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines
Must be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, and overtime
Must meet confidentiality expectations as to confidential, proprietary and sensitive Company information
Air travel with frequent overnight stays required
Ability to work extended hours as needed

Pay &amp Benefits:
Competitive market salary from $107,650 per year to $119,600 per year* depending on qualifications and experience. For eligible Leadership and individual contributor roles, additional bonus opportunities are available and awarded at the discretion of the company.

Benefits you’ll love:
  • Fly for free, as a privilege, on any open seat on all Southwest flights (your eligible dependents too)
  • Up to a 9.3% 401(k) Company match, dollar for dollar, of your eligible pay, per paycheck **
  • Potential for annual ProfitSharing contribution toward retirement – when Southwest profits, you profit***
  • Explore more Benefits you’ll love:
  • Pay amount does not guarantee employment for any particular period of time. **401(k) match contributions are subject to the plan’s vesting schedule and applicable IRS limits
***ProfitSharing contributions are subject to plan’s vesting schedule and are made at the discretion of the Company.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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