Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic

The role of the GSE Mechanic is to maintain ground support equipment in a safe operating condition, maintain a preventative maintenance program, and perform maintenance to resolve immediate operational and/or safety concerns.

Major Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of all ground support equipment including, but not limited to, tugs, belt loaders, push backs and jet bridges.
  • Responds to emergency calls for ground support equipment assistance.
  • Inspects ground support equipment and their components for the purpose of ensuring safety and identifying necessary repairs and providing an ongoing program of preventative maintenance.
  • Maintains tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items in safe operating condition.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Take all reasonable and necessary precautions to ensure personal health and safety, as well as that of co-workers and any other person(s).
  • Report immediately to management, all unsafe and unhealthy conditions.
  • Report immediately to management, all occurrences that cause injury or damage to any person or property.
     Comply with TBI’s Environmental Safety and Health program and procedures.
  • Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Ability to operate equipment used in semiskilled trades, power and hand tools, etc.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other TBI employees, airline
    employees and Customs and Border Protection officers.
  • Working Conditions:
    Physical Effort:
    Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise. Routinely required to work under inclement weather conditions. Walking for extended periods of time is required throughout the course of daily activities.

    Mental Effort:
    Operations are dynamic and situations may require immediate attention. This position has high exposure to the public and requires a professional approach and demeanor under all conditions. It also requires a genuine willingness to assist persons with a wide range of requests and needs, including individuals with disabilities.

    Due to the high volume of applications received, only those who are scheduled for an interview will be contacted.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Florida Drug Free Workplace.

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