Ground Support Equipment - Mechanic

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Title: Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic
Category: Maintenance
Posted Date: June 2, 2017

POSITION PURPOSE

Coordinates and follows up on activities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES



NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Manager.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift, push/pull, and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions [non-weather]; extreme cold or heat [non-weather]; risk of electrical shock; or vibration; and regularly exposed to working near moving parts; working in high places; fumes/airborne particles; toxic/caustic chemicals; and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education Required

One year certificate from college or technical school.

Years of Relevant Work Experience

Over one year up to and including three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience must include the repair and maintenance of ground support equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

✔ Self management (time management and organizational skills)
✔ Commitment to Safety
✔ Technical knowledge and personal strengths/developmental needs
✔ Operational excellence
✔ Detailed analysis (analytical/problem solving skills)
✔ Decision making process (Initiative)
✔ Communication skills
✔ Change agent
✔ Relationship (Interpersonal skills)
✔ Attitude to serve and deliver
✔ Sense of organization
✔ Acts with unquestionable integrity
✔ Stress management
✔ Entrepreneurial action (vision)
✔ Teamwork and collaboration
✔ Objectivity
✔ Interpersonal skills
✔ Commitment to serve
✔ Performing action (speed)
✔ Accountability