North Carolina, United States

GSE Mechanic – Wilmington, NC

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This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of position:  GSE Mechanic

Employment location:  Wilmington, NC

Job Summary
The employer is a company that is focused on the fixed-based operator (“FBO”) sector and has been rapidly growing through the acquisition of FBO locations with significant capital to continue to grow the business through future acquisitions. The company is looking for a qualified GSE Mechanic that can fit in quickly and has a positive, can-do attitude.

Primary Purpose of the Position
The GSE Mechanic will be required to inspect and identify malfunctions and unserviceable components on aircraft support equipment. The GSE Mechanic will repair, troubleshoot diesel, gasoline, and turbine engines along with electric prime movers, hydraulic systems and pumps, heating, and air conditioner. The GSE Mechanic will work closely with the Operations Manager and Line Service Department to provide safe, mechanically sound GSE and facilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Comply with and ensure accountability for Company policies and procedures related to GSE standards, safety, and security procedures.
  • Establish, implement, and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule/unscheduled for the FBO equipment: two airline fleet, an auxiliary aircraft maintenance agency ASE and assist in fuel farm repairs.
  • Conduct bi-weekly fluid and operational checks of GSE while correcting malfunctions.
  • Perform detailed periodic maintenance of GSE to include inspection and service of hydraulic, fuel, lubrication, electrical, freon and safety systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair individual components in the previously mentioned systems.
  • Monitor stock of necessary parts and fluids in accordance with the PMS and consistent with guidance from the Operations Manager and General Manager
  • Oversee QC program in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Perform facility maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain parts and tools inventories.
  • Ensure a culture that promotes first class customer service and safety through daily observations, shift briefings, routine audits, usage of Baldwin SMS, monthly service/safety meetings, training, and documented service/safety procedures.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal customers and business partners.
  • Additional duties as directed by the Operations Manager or General Manager from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of progressive management experience including maintenance of FBO equipment.
  • Must have experience in repairs and troubleshooting diesel, gasoline, and turbine engines
  • Ability to safely operate a multitude of aircraft support equipment (i.e.: Tug, tow bars, GPU, air start, floor machine, potable water carts, 5 and 7k fuel trucks, belt loader, LAV cart, forklift)
  • Must have a strong commitment to results.
  • Working knowledge of AC/DC powered systems.
  • Strong Computer skills in MS Office.
  • Strong troubleshooting and mechanical ability.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service experience
  • FBO/Aviation/Flightline experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Formal mechanical and electrical training

Reports to: Operations Manager

Company Benefits

Employee Medical Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Vacation and Sick Time, Paid Holidays, HSA Account Funding, 401k Match

Other Available Benefits

Buy-up Medical Insurance, Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, 401k

  • Location: North Carolina, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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