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TWU Field Services Technician - Maintenance

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Humble, Texas, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Job Description


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications which may be required of employees assigned to this job classification.


The work of the Field Service Technician classification includes the following:  troubleshooting, disassembly, checking and cleaning, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, assembling, installing, servicing, fabricating, and inspecting required to maintain any fixed pedestal and apron drive aircraft passenger loading bridges, baggage transport systems, aircraft ground power generators, HVAC systems, aircraft ground portable water units and related equipment and all their components.  May be assigned to order, receive, inventory, secure or disburse parts and supplies on or off airport facilities.  Certifies for quality of own workmanship.  May have other Mechanic personnel assigned to assist him or her in completing an assignment.  Works according to FAA and Company regulations and procedures and instructions from Lead or supervisor.  Completes forms connected with work assignments according to established procedures and will communicate with other Company personnel as required in a manner designated by the Company.  Remain cognizant of WFS staff, security contractors, and visitors’ activities and report security breaches, suspicious occurrences, or non-compliance with the site security plan to managers or via the WFS whistleblower program.  Comply with WFS site security procedures for assigned warehouse and other operations.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


Job Requirements


Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma or GED preferred.  Valid driver's license.  Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends (ie.Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), holidays, and days-off.  Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language.


Essential Job Functions


Must be able to perform the following functions in variable weather and environmental conditions:


Bend, stoop, and crawl to work in tight, restricted spaces.


Must be able to work underneath trucks and equipment for extended periods of time.


Push, pull, lift, and hold ground equipment parts and components weighing up to 60 pounds in the process of assembling, disassembling, repairing, or installation of these parts and components from a sitting, standing, bending, squatting, or overhead position.


Lift, connect overhead and remove overhead, 40 pound 200 volt KVA electric cable.


Lift and carry tools and equipment up to 100 pounds.


Move and climb stairs, ladders, and scaffolding weighing up to 100 pounds.


Drive vehicles weighing up to ten (10) tons in congested areas requiring good depth perception and ability to distinguish colors red, green, and yellow.


Driving vehicles weighing up to two (2) tons which requires good depth perception.


Work with color-coded wiring and other components which requires the ability to differentiate colors to include but not limited to red, green, yellow, blue, black, brown, white, and orange.


Operate a variety of tools, including power tools, in the process of assembling, disassembling, repairing, and installing parts and components while reaching, twisting, turning, and gripping.


Work in a high noise level environment.


Read and interpret printed or computerized maintenance manuals, write legibly to complete forms/paperwork as required.


Reports to work on a regular and timely basis.


All of the above functions are normally performed within certain narrow time constraints which are usually dictated upon the actual arrival of an aircraft and its scheduled departure.  The failure to perform these functions may result in passenger inconvenience caused by delayed aircraft departure and passenger and employee safety.  The failure to perform these functions properly may result in serious injury to passengers, employees, damaged ground equipment and/or company aircraft.