LGSTX Services

Full-Time Outbase Equipment Mechanic - PHL/BWI

Position: Full-Time Equipment Mechanic - PHL/BWI Base Pay: Commensurate with experience
Employee Type: Full-Time Leads Others: No
Required Education: High School Diploma/GED Required Experience: 7 years
Travel Required: Between locations Position Close Date:

Location:  Philadelphia, PA & Baltimore, MD

This position is split between two airports; BWI & PHL. 

Who we are:

About LGSTX Services, Inc.
Headquartered in Wilmington, OH, LGSTX has provided value driven, high quality solutions to clients across the United States for over 30 years. These clients include commercial businesses, airports and airlines. Our history, strong corporate values and belief in our people allow us to continuously meet and exceed customer needs and expectations. LGSTX’s unique blend of services provides each and every one of our customers with efficient, high-quality solutions that keep their operations moving. LGSTX specializes in the following services:
* Aviation GSE Equipment Maintenance, Leasing and Refurbishment
* Material Handling Equipment (MHE)
* Conveyor Installation, Maintenance and Rebuilding
* Distribution Facility Services
* Property/facility maintenance
LGSTX Services, Inc. is part of the Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) family of companies.


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:
The Outbase Equipment Mechanic will ensure that maintenance and repair work assigned to station/region is performed in a timely and correct manner, keeps equipment in the highest possible state of repair and appearance. This position requires you to operate independently as directed by Equipment Operations Management; must practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures; comply with all LGSTX operating and safety procedures and policies; follows all safety guidelines and provides for the safety of others; works with the Outbase Maintenance Supervisor to conduct regular safety meetings and ensure compliance with all federal, state and local safety regulations, including but not limited to FAA, TSA, OSHA, EPA, Workers’ Compensation and Hazard Communications; ensures all applicable manufacture repair, overhaul, service, etc. rules and guidelines for equipment are followed; prepares reports, statistics and/or other documentation; works with Outbase Maintenance Supervisor to adhere to budgeted cost parameters; operates all test and service equipment necessary to carry out troubleshooting and testing of equipment; informs Equipment Operations of projects, schedules and status of equipment and provides Equipment Operations any information that may affect the operation of the assigned line station or region.

What you need:

  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D
  • Ability to use the English language to communicate (both verbally and in writing) accurately and concisely on technical matters to external and internal customers
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Verifiable seven (7) years industrial and/or commercial experience in the auto/truck general maintenance industry; experience to include basic arc and acetylene welding; troubleshooting and repairing gas and diesel engines, automatic/manual transmissions and drive trains, hydraulic systems, battery-operated equipment and related components; changing light and heavy tires and wheels; ability to travel extensively and operate independently; Note: Required experience levels may have been performed concurrently
  • One (1) or more years of formal, approved schooling will be considered as one (1) year of the overall experience requirements
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in all of the above areas
  • Must have hand tools and volt/amp multimeter
  • Ability to stoop, bend, manipulate tools in small spaces
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work in adverse/outdoor weather conditions near aircraft, in all climatic conditions, and in fast-paced environments
  • Wear a respirator/safety protective equipment
  • 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

  • Basic computer – keyboarding skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products is also a plus.