LGSTX Services



 O/B Equipment Maintenance Mechanic -  Chicago, IL

Position:  Outbase Equipment Maint Mechanic - ORD

Base Pay:  Commensurate with experience

Employee Type:  Full Time 

Leads Others: No

Required Education:  HS Diploma/GED

Required Experience:  5 years

Travel Required: No

Position Close Date:  Open until filled

LGSTX Services, Inc. is a leading provider of outbase GSE Mechanic services within the aviation industry.  Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an experienced mechanic for our operations at  ORD (Chicago IL)Denver).

What you will do:

The Equipment Maintenance Mechanic will perform as a skilled mechanic in the inspection, maintenance, repair and overhaul of all Ground Support Equipment (powered and non-powered). May be required to assist with facility or property equipment as directed by Management. Must be willing work flexible shifts, accept indoor and outdoor work assignments. GSE Mechanic will practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures; comply with all LGSTX Services operating and safety procedures and policies. Follows all safety guidelines and provides for the safety of customers, employees and other persons any time they are on or in company property or aircraft; or within the air operations area; remove malfunctioning ground support equipment from service and ensure GSE is not returned to service until malfunction has been properly diagnosed and repaired; utilizes appropriate tooling, equipment and material to accomplish maintenance functions including but not limited to the following: inspections, troubleshooting, repairing, removing and replacing components on all Ground Support functions. Provide trouble-shoot and diagnostic assessment of ground support equipment as required; must be able to solve problems by studying drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical publications if necessary

What you need:

  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D
  • Possess the ability to use the English language to communicate (both verbally and in writing) accurately and concisely on technical matters to external and internal customers
  • Read and interpret blueprints, mechanical drawings, electrical schematics and hydraulic diagrams
  • Have a valid Driver’s License
  • Verifiable three (3) years industrial and/or commercial maintenance work
  • Basic arc and/or mig and acetylene welding, troubleshooting and repair gas and diesel engines, automatic/manual transmissions and drive trains, hydraulic systems, battery operated equipment and related components
  • Ability to change light and heavy duty tires and wheels, work independently in non-supervised position
  • Basic computer skills
  • Have a complete set of mechanics tools appropriate for vehicle maintenance and repair (company will provide specialized tools)
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in all of the above areas
  • Ability to stoop, bend, manipulate tools in small spaces
  • Perform work at heights
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move varied objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

Preferred Skills:

  • Six (6) months formal approved technical training/schooling automotive maintenance or truck/implement devices or Two (2) years’ experience with industrial and/or commercial and/or commercial vehicle/equipment servicing and minor repair. Note: One (1) or more years of formal, approved schooling will be considered as one (1) year of the overall experience requirements.
  • Typing skills and Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office products is also a plus.