Equipment Maintenance Mechanic I – PDX
Position: Full Time Equipment Mechanic I Pay: Commensurate with Experience
Employee Type: Full-Time Required Education: HS Diploma/GED
Who we are:
Are you a heavy equipment maintenance professional that is seeking an opportunity for stability, a place to build a career instead of just going to a job? We need top notch, experienced heavy equipment maintenance professionals that have an interest in being a part of the aviation industry. We are seeking hardworking, experienced, dedicated team players to join our team of professionals in the specialized repair of aviation ground support equipment (GSE). This diverse group of vehicles includes forklifts, k-loaders, generators, deicers, fuel trucks and other equipment that are gas and/or diesel powered. WE OFFER competitive pay, plus great benefits and a culture that engages our employees and encourages them to be an active participant in shaping our company.
What you will do:
This position performs 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. GSE Mechanic I will provide guidance and serves as a mentor to less experienced mechanics. In addition, they will inspect and oversee all work performed in absence of Supervisor and maintain excellent communication with all levels of the organization. Must be willing work flexible shifts, accept indoor and outdoor work assignments and be subject to overtime and travel. GSE Mechanic I will practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures; work independently without reliance on others for instruction and guidance; act as a liaison between ABX and contractor or maintenance, modification and operations of equipment required to do so in keeping with our value of providing excellence in customer service; complete all maintenance/repair documentation consistent with carrier, station, airport authority, municipal, state and federal requirements; respond to emergency service calls as well as accidents involving ground support equipment.
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 five (5) 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. Must have basic computer skills; have a complete set of mechanics tools appropriate for vehicle maintenance and repair (company will provide specialized tools); ability to stoop, bend, manipulate tools in small spaces; perform work at heights; ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Prefer two (2) years formal approved technical training/schooling in industrial or commercial automotive repair; CDL Class A Driver’s License; prior military AGE/GSE experience.