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GSE Mechanic

Company: Modern Aviation
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

GSE Mechanic

The Company

Modern Aviation (the "Company") is a private equity backed, platform company launched in 2017 that is focused on the fixed-based operator ("FBO") sector. The Company has been rapidly growing through the acquisition of FBO locations and has significant additional committed capital from its sponsors to continue to grow the business through future acquisitions.

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

Primary Purpose of the Position

The GSE Mechanic will be required to inspect and identify defective or broken parts on vehicles (Ground Support Equipment) as well as make repairs to diesel engines, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems. The GSE Mechanic will work closely with the Operations Manager and Line Service Department to provide safe, mechanically sound GSE equipment 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 for site's fleet of ground service equipment and fuel farm.
  • Perform repairs on downed equipment.
  • Maintain 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:

    • Requires three (3) years of progressive management experience including maintenance of FBO equipment.
    • Ability to operate a multitude of aircraft ground support equipment (ie: Tug, tow bars, GPU, air start, floor machine, belt loader, LAV cart, forklift)
    • Must have a strong commitment to results
    • Must possess computer knowledge in Microsoft Office

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • Customer service experience
      • FBO/Aviation experience
      • Forklift experience preferred

        Reports to: GSE Manager

        Salary: $25.00 per hour

        Supervisory Responsibility: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

        FLSA Status: This position is nonexempt.

        Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions including extreme heat and cold; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions and vibration; chemicals including aviation fuels, oils, and lavatory fluid. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

        Travel: This position requires minimal travel.

        Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform frequent walking, sitting, stooping, stretching, bending, reaching, and grasping actions. May be required to work nights and weekends.

        EEO Statement: The Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

        Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Modern Aviation, Sacramento , GSE Mechanic, Engineering , Sacramento, California

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