Ground Service Equipment Technician (GSE) $500 Signing Bonus
- Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
- Travel: No
- Clearance: Not Applicable
- Shift: Variable
- Req ID: PEG00834
Ground Service Equipment Technicians (GSE) maintain, repair, and perform maintenance (preventive and on-demand) on aircraft ground support equipment (motorized and non-motorized, gasoline and diesel fueled).
The GSE position is a support services position whose work routine is established and follows a set of procedures. It generally functions under close supervisory direction or guidance of the GSE Manager.
Safe and efficient operations of all ground service equipment.
Operate ground service equipment (GSE).
Operate aircraft de-icing equipment.
General tune-up of GSE.
Order/pick-up parts for vehicle maintenance.
Responsible for maintaining safety and security of the ramp at all times.
Observe safe ground handling procedures and maintenance of ground handling equipment, including the performance of equipment checks.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned by Supervisor and Manager.
0-2 years of heavy equipment maintenance experience.
Be at least 18 years of age.
Must be willing to work in inclement weather.
Good communication skills.
Must be a U.S. citizen or show proof of right to work in the U.S.
High School graduate or GED.
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Ability to lift 60 pounds comfortably.
Able to fluently read, write, speak and understand English.
Friendly and outgoing personality.
Ability to work under stressful situations and tight time constraints.
Must be a self-starter and willing to take the initiative.
able and willing to work without direct supervision.
Required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules.
Successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI fingerprints, criminal history and pre-employment drug test.
Accept all other assigned duties as a team.
Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, electrical and hydraulic schematics.
Write routine reports and correspondence.
Speak effectively one-to-one and before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram form.
Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands: moderate.
GSE on occasion may lift or move with help up to 200 pounds, and/or more frequently lift or move 70 to 100 pounds, and constantly lift or move up to 50 pounds the GSE is regularly required to use hands, talk, hear, bend, stoop, kneel, and is frequently required to stand, walk.
The GSE may be required to climb, sit, and balance.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
The GSE is usually working outside and is exposed to all types of weather conditions with a seasonal range of temperatures which include rain, snow, wind and extreme temperatures.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can vary dramatically depending on location and time of day. Occasionally high noise levels where hearing protection is required and provided.