OXF GSE Mechanic

Date:  Jul 1, 2024
Location: 

Newark, New Jersey, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  25.00

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

A GSE Mechanic is a non-licensed person who possesses special skills which are of avalue to the Company in a particular subject or field as designated by management.

Responsibilities

  • The work of this mechanical 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.
  • May have other maintenance personnel assigned to assist in completing an assignment.
  • 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 personnel as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • HS Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule for a 24/7 operation including nights, weekends, and/or holidays
  • Background check and drug screen required
  • Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport I.D. Badge
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years documented training and/or job experience in the areas of welding, machinery, electrical and/or pneumatics.
  • Diesel experience required.
  • Must possess minimum established Company tool requirements.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language and be understood by others. May be required to possess Commercial Driver's License (CDL) depending on assignment. Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competency)

Preferred Skills

  • Paint and body experience preferred.
  • May be required to possess Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) depending on assignment.
  •  Working knowledge of computers and equipment 
  • Ability to solve problems under pressure
  • Pro-active attitude towards process improvement

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Employees work in the assured management areas of baggage, at repair stations, or at airfields and often must meet strict deadlines to maintain flight schedules.
  • Employees will be working with and exposed to the baggage handling system, mechanical parts, and vibration.
  • Employees may be exposed to various noise levels due to aircraft engines and equipment.
  • Employees bend, lean, and frequently reach ladders and scaffolding.
  • Employees are required to regularly speak and hear.
  • Employees are often required to reach with their hands and arms.
  • Employees may be required to perform a variety of activities that could include standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crawling, and climbing throughout their day.
  • Employees frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds with the help of teammates.
  • Employees will lift parts and tools for long periods of time and handle equipment such as transportation systems.

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.