Mechanic - Full-Time Hours + Great Benefits
at Air T, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/28/2017

Job Description

Are you up for the challenge of delivering the best maintained and repaired equipment on the airfield ? If you are, you will enter a job environment that is fast paced, exciting, safe and unique. Our technicians keep airports moving with their ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain ground service equipment. If you have the technician experience and skills required, we will mentor you on all the different aspects of GSE. You will work on simple belt loaders to complex deice vehicles.

If you want to be part of a People First company, with an excellent reputation, apply today.

Essential Functions:

Performing scheduled preventative maintenance inspections and unscheduled repairs, air & hydraulic brake repairs, tire repairs, warranty procedures & repairs.
In order to meet the requirements of the position, applicant should have a good background in diagnostics to include: electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic. Most diagnostics are not performed using computer assisted diagnostic tools.
Perform the sequence of operations to remove, disassemble, clean, check, repair, replace, fabricate, install and adjust components on automotive, fleet, ground equipment & machinery.
Planning and execution of complex maintenance assignments requiring knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and/or electronic systems. In addition, skills in carpentry, painting and/or welding may be required.
Work is performed on a variety of ground support equipment platforms, such as jet engine starters, power supply units, lift platform box trucks, and air cycle air conditioners.
Uses complex troubleshooting, testing and repair equipment such as but not limited to, load banks, impedance bridges, multi-meters and flow meter panels.

Job Requirements


Minimum 3 years of proven repair experience in the mechanical field.
Must have strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
Ability to read and understand repair manuals and instructions, especially in an urgent and/or emergency situation.
Ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics.
Must be able to read codes and instructions on the computer.
Valid driver’s license and good driving background.
Ability to pass a 10 year background check and drug test.
Minimum high school diploma or its equivalent.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
Ability to work flexible schedules including shift work, weekends, holidays.
Possess at minimum a set of hand tools including a toolbox and multi-function electrical meter.
ASE certification and or Military AGE experience preferred
Good organizational and paperwork skills.
Basic computer skills
Able to lift 70 pounds.

Working Conditions:
Depending on the task, you may be required to work indoors in a garage or outside on shop grounds or elsewhere on the airfield. Be prepared to work around jet fumes and other vehicle emissions. Work with cleaning solvents, paint thinners and other hazardous products in the course of a normal workday.

Working Hours:
Schedule to be determined based on shop needs.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer through Affirmative Action. Women and Minorities Are Encouraged to Apply.
We appreciate the values, leadership and unique skills service members bring to the workforce and encourage opportunities to hire Guardsmen, Reservists, and Veterans.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Global Aviation Services was established in 2007 to meet the growing demand for a GSE, Fleet, and Facilities Maintenance Service Provider who was committed to customer service performed with integrity.

Our leadership team grew up in the aviation industry. We understand, first hand, the challenges and importance of running and efficient GSE operation successfully. We founded our company on these principles:

Hire Great People - Through great people, we provide the best customer service we can as a GSE service provider.

Provide Exceptional Service at a Fair Price - We ensure exceptional service through Quality Assurance and Customer Feedback.

A Deep Commitment to Integrity - We have a deep commitment to integrity in all we do. Integrity with our customers, with our employees, and or vendors that ensure they continue working with Global without reservation

Today, we are one of the fastest growing maintenance service providers in North America. Our network of more than 180 technicians at 53 airports gives us a unique perspective of the current challenges that accompany serving the aviation industry.