Ground Support Equipment Mechanic - Military veterans preferred
2018-11-09 DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
The Ground Support Equipment Mechanic diagnoses malfunctions and repairs Ground Support Equipment (GSE)
Advises and trains lower grade workers on diagnosis and repair of less complex repair/maintenance problems
Inspects and approves completed maintenance actions, solves repair problems by studying drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical publications
Uses automated maintenance data systems to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirements, maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions, and analyzes, diagnosis, and repairs GSE using conventional and digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools.
Maintains external fuel and grounding systems
Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on GSE
Inspects, tests, and operates GSE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation
Services equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air
Diagnoses mechanical and electronic circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test equipment, and technical publications
Disassembles and assembles malfunctioning GSE accessories and components
Removes, disassembles repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and reinstalls GSE components and accessories, stencils and marks GSE in accordance with technical publications, stores, handles, labels, uses, and disposes of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations.
Prepares GSE for storage and mobility deployment; and operates, cleans, inspects, and services GSE towing vehicles.
Maintaining vehicle records
Maintains and updates paper and electronic equipment records
Provides dispatch service for GSE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations
Practices good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage prevention, and safety at all times.
Perform other duties as requested
Knowledge & Skills
Must have mechanical/technical skills appropriate for depot level maintenance on ground support equipment to include troubleshooting, repair, and operation of equipment.
Must have knowledge and proficiency in corrosion control methods for ground support equipment.
Advanced understanding and proficiency in the use of common hand tools, multimeters, and other specialize tools required for depot level maintenance of ground support equipment.
Ability to interpret drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics, and technical publications.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and demonstrate the ability to use a computer to order parts, research data, and document maintenance electronically is required.
Experience & Education
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
Specialized training courses are highly desirable.
Minimum of four (4) years actual and recent experience in maintenance, repair, modification, and corrosion control of ground support equipment is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Will be required to climb and maneuver on equipment. Will include working on gear from work stands and working underneath gear on creepers. Will require working in tight quarters.
Must be able to kneel, crouch, stoop, bend and twist at the waist, stand for extended periods, walk periodically throughout the shift, grip tools and wrenches, and operate hand controls and foot controls.
May be exposed to heat and cold for extended periods during the work shift.
May work inside building work bays on concrete floors and outside on concrete, asphalt or gravel tarmacs.
May be required to wear a respirator and pass a physical exam.
May be required to operate forklifts, hoists, and cranes and pass a physical exam to qualify.
May be required to travel to support Contractor Field Team deployments to conduct repairs, maintenance, modification and logistics support.