Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

Portland, Oregon

About The Job

Matheson is looking for an experienced Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic for our Portland, OR location.

  • GSE Mechanics diagnose and repair gas and diesel-powered engines, hydraulic, electric, and brake systems.

We offer the following for GSE Mechanics at Matheson:

  • Hourly wages paid weekly
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • 401k with employer match
  • Full-time schedules

Compensation: Competitive

Responsibilities:

  • Repairing and overhauling ground support equipment
  • Performing troubleshooting of ground support equipment
  • Maintaining equipment in a safe condition
  • Performs preventative and routine maintenance servicing
  • Responsible for keeping tools and support equipment in safe and operable working condition
  • Responsible for keeping work areas clean and free of hazards
  • Bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb ladders and stairs, stand, walk, and turn/pivot frequently throughout the duration of the workday
  • Sitting required infrequently throughout the duration of the workday
  • Lift, lower, push, pull, leverage and manipulate equipment and/or packages weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Assist in moving packages or equipment up to 150 pounds
  • Simple hand grasping, power hand grasping, fine hand manipulation, reaching from foot level to above shoulder level as necessary to complete assigned tasks
  • Possess ability to detect problems and implement corrections on diesel, gasoline engines, hydraulics and electrical systems.
  • Ability to work in an environment with: variable temperatures and humidity (climatic conditions), exposure to cleaning materials, petroleum products, dust, dirt, and noise, outside inclement weather
  • Have a sufficient ability to communicate, through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions

Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Aviation related Ground Service Equipment Ability to prioritize
  • Focus on quality workmanship
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret and problem solve from blueprints/schematics
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient using diagnostic equipment, scan tools and personal computer
  • Possess a full complement of personal tools
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or a person authorized to work in the U.S.

Education/Experience:

  • I.E. Power Industrial Truck Operations (PITO) certified

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 the 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 see, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands along with fingers, to handle or feel.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 150 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered 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 moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment is subject to the following: variable temperatures and humidity (climatic conditions), exposure to cleaning materials, petroleum products, dust, dirt, and noise, outside inclement weather

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with it.

If you would like to speak with a recruiter, please call or text Arlene at (916) 885-4861.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in troubleshooting and maintaining ground support equipment
  • Schedules to include primarily day shifts
  • Responsible for keeping tools and support equipment in safe and operable working condition
  • Safety focused
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of:

  • Criminal background check
  • Must pass a job-related physical assessment

About the Company:Matheson helps families across the United States receive their mail safely and on time. This is the #1 goal of our customers, which include the USPS and other major commercial carriers. Our honest, hard-working, collaborative team members are driven to achieve this by demonstrating excellence in everything we do. Join us!

Matheson Trucking, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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