GSE Mechanic HSV-AL

Date:  Mar 29, 2024
Location: 

Huntsville, Alabama, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  24.00

About WFS

Join our Worldwide Flight Services family and contribute to the timely delivery of cargo shipment, luggage, business to customer delivery, and on-time flights while operating safely and securely.  We perform at the highest level for our customers every day, and strive to be an exceptional leader in our industry with our teams of cargo, passenger, ramp handling, and technical service experts in 164 airport locations, 18 countries, and on 5 continents.  Are you ready to take off on your next career with us?

Job Summary

The work of the Mechanic classification includes the following:  troubleshooting, disassembly, checking and cleaning, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, assembling, installing, servicing, fabricating, or towing any ground equipment while in service or while undergoing overhaul and/or modification. Certifies for quality of workmanship, including signing mechanical releases on field work.May be assigned to order, receive, inventory, secure or disburse parts and supplies on or off airport facilities. Works according to Company regulations and procedures and instructions from lead, supervisor or general manager. 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. Comply with WFS site security procedures for assigned warehouse and other operations.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.

Responsibilities

  • Must be able to perform the following functions in variable weather and environmental conditions: Push, pull, lift, and 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.
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • HS Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to pass a 10-year Background check to obtain an Airport Badge.
  • Ability to read and work from diagrams as required. Diesel experience preferred.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with personal computer software helpful
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends (i.e., Friday, Saturday, Sunday), holidays.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Work in a high noise-level environment.

Perks & Benefits

  • Want your pay in advance?  Access up to 50% of earned wages before payday and get paid up to two days early through the Branch app!
  • Are you a top performer who thrives on recognition?  On the spot awards offered through the Awardco Platform including gift cards and more!
  • Need quality medical care?   Multiple options for both full and part-time employees!
  • Want WFS Employee Extras? Travel Discounts, Pet insurance, Discount Shopping & More!
  • Looking to stay healthy and improve your life?  Wellness Programs offered to all employees!
  • Want to invest in your future?  401k program offered with company match!
  • Looking to grow and have a career with us?  Opportunity for Internal Mobility and transfers available!

 

WFS is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and inclusion. We accept applications from all qualified individuals.