GSE Mechanic

Panama City, FL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Aviation
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-8305


Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO) is seeking a Ground Support Equipment Technician (GSE) for the United States Air Force Contractor Logistics Support contract at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, FL.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspects and identifies defective or broken parts on vehicles as well as make repairs to gas/diesel engines, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems

  • Hydrates electric equipment according to the Hydration Schedule

  • Repairs all non-motorized equipment

  • Repairs and replaces all tires and wheels

  • Performs monthly, quarterly and annual quality control checks on the equipment

  • Maintains records relating to maintenance

  • Drives and operates service equipment vehicles

  • Able to perform an accident inspection on involved equipment

  • Reports all accidents to Shop Supervisors and Managers

  • Answers all radioed repair calls on the ramp

  • Ensures our aircraft services team can operate effectively by providing proper preventative care to equipment and timely repairs to broken equipment

  • Must be able to safely operate all vehicles and Ground Support Equipment (GSE) -Perform Daily Equipment Checks (DEC’s)

  • Maintains a safe and secure work environment, in accordance with local health, safety, and security policies and procedures


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years mechanical experience

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Must possess valid US driver’s license

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Ability to proficiently read, write and speak English

  • Must be comfortable lifting/moving 70lbs

  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays

  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions

  • Must have a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must possess mechanical tools and tool box

Job: Aviation

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8305