GSE Mechanic

Date:  Jul 6, 2024
Location: 

Seattle, Washington, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  35.00-40.00

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. 

Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles weighing up to ten (10) tons (up to forty (40) tons in select assignments) in congested areas requiring good depth perception and ability to distinguish colors red, green, and yellow.
  • 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.
  • Read and interpret printed or computerized maintenance manuals, write legibly to complete forms/paperwork as required.
  • Must be able to regulate own work with little supervision and accomplish tasks on own.

Minimum Requirements

  • HS Diploma, GED or Equivalent.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • English Speaking
  • Diesel experience required.  
  • Valid driver's license, ability to work rotating shifts including weekends (i.e., Friday, Saturday, Sunday), holidays, and days-off.

Preferred Skills

  • Paint and body experience preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working 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.
  • Bend, stoop, and crawl to work in tight, restricted spaces including fuel cells an aircraft belly area.
  • Lift and carry tools and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.

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.