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GSE Mechanic

Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Job Summary:

The Ground Support Equipment Mechanic will repair and maintain ground support vehicles and equipment in an airport.


• Operate and drive all types of equipment – motorized and non-motorized.

• Perform and show competence in preventive maintenance per established schedules on all Ground Support Equipment (GSE).

• Respond to requests for on-call maintenance after hours on all ground support equipment if Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Manager deems it necessary.

• Provide troubleshooting and diagnostic assessment of ground support equipment as required.

• Assist with the overhaul of power plant, drivetrain, brake, electric and hydraulic systems.

• Prepare and paint ground support equipment to SP standards as required.

• Remove malfunctioning ground support equipment from service and ensure Ground Support Equipment (GSE) is not returned to service until the malfunction has been properly diagnosed and repaired.

• Respond to emergency service calls as well as accidents involving ground support equipment.

• Pick up parts and material required for Ground Support Equipment (GSE) maintenance and repair.

• Own and demonstrate proper use of tools, diagnostic equipment, etc., required for equipment maintenance and repair.

• Complete all maintenance/repair documentation consistent with carrier, station, airport authority, municipal, state, federal, and SP requirements.

• Comply with all federal, provincial, municipal, airport authority, and carrier security requirements.

• Will retain a motor vehicle driver's license for both airside/non-airside in good standing. 

• Keep the GSE shop and its equipment clean and serviceable and report any deficiencies to management.

• Where applicable, fuel equipment as necessary with full regard for all safety and environmental requirements

• Will liaison with Ramp management, customers, and staff professionally when needed.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools to repair ground support vehicles and equipment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read repair manuals for various types of vehicles and equipment.
  • Excellent mechanical repair skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have 3 forms of government issued ID
  • Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Previous GSE related experience required- minimum of 1 year.
  • On-the-job training provided.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods working on vehicles and equipment.
  • Must be physically able to access vehicles and equipment either by kneeling or lying on back.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.