Southwest Airlines Co.

Maintenance Programs Specialist Intern - Fall 2018

Post Begin Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-22038
Airport Code
HDQ
Category
Corporate
Location
US-TX-Dallas
Employment Type
Intern
Department
02-Technical Operations

Overview

 

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.

Responsibilities

The Maintenance Programs Department provides the framework for SWA’s fleet management through the implementation of a maintenance program & policies that will reduce premature replacement costs, maintain stable fleet readiness capabilities, and prevent the deterioration of the aircraft and its systems. We ensure that the SWA fleet will meet its operational tempo and the capability of the fleet to meet network demands.

 

The Team is divided into two distinct sections; the first of which is focused on the operational aspect of the program and ensures that all SWA maintenance is compliant and that the intent of the program is properly executed through our various scheduled maintenance packaging schemes. The second Team is responsible for new and used aircraft acquisitions and the management of the program data in the enterprise data warehousing environment.

 

The Maintenance Program Specialist Intern(s) will assist this department with a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Review of SWA Maintenance Program for completeness, accuracy, and regulatory compliance.
  • Updating and auditing of computer based systems for tracking of SWA Maintenance Program requirements.
  • Assist in review of requested changes to SWA Maintenance Program and associated work instructions.
  • Analytical support for projects and prepare various periodic or ad hoc analysis reports

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

 

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student at time of application (minimum of 12 credit hours)

 

Minimum of Junior level by hours (60+) at the start of the internship

 

Minimum of a 2.75 or above cumulative GPA

 

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986

 

Education:

 

Progress towards degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics, Business Intelligence, or related degree.

 

Skills:

  • Strong database management skills preferred (Excel, Access, or similar)
  • Basic understanding of root cause, risk analysis, and/or trend analysis
  • Data mining, data science and/or modeling experience preferred
  • Self-starter, critical thinker and innovator of ideas that could lower cost and increase value for SWA
  • Aviation background and enthusiasm preferred
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines
  • Problem solving ability with strong written/verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and willingness to function as part of a Team

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

 

Resume.

 

Unofficial transcript.

 

 “Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author.)

 

Letters of Recommendation.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

 

Full-time - 40 hours per week

 

PAY:

$15.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

 

All students must apply online at www.southwest.com/careers

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

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