GSE MECHANIC

GSE MECHANIC

Seattle, Washington

About The Job

Ground Service Equipment Mechanic
Matheson, Inc. family owned and operated since 1962, helps families across the United States receive their mail safely and on time. Our honest, hard-working, team members are driven to achieve this by demonstrating excellence in everything they do. Come experience the Matheson difference!
Matheson is looking for an experienced Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic for our SeaTac location

We offer the following for GSE Mechanics at Matheson:

  • Hourly wages paid weekly
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • 401k with employer match
  • FT schedules

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

Compensation: Competitive
Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of:

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

Matheson Trucking, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Find out more about Matheson:www.mathesoninc.com!

Job Requirements

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
Experience in Electrical and Hydraulic systems
Experience in welding and metal fabrication
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.

Electrical
Hydraulics
Heavy Equipment knowledge

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