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POST DATE 8/29/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Global Aviation Services New York, NY

New York, NY
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Location: John F. Kennedy (JFK) shops

Join Global Aviation Services, one of the leaders in the GSE and facilities maintenance marketplace in the country! Global Aviation Services provides comprehensive maintenance solutions that ensure our customers can give their customers the best possible service. We are dedicated to delivering high quality maintenance with skilled technicians who are customer friendly, and operate with a sense of priority and urgency. Our experienced mechanics provide maintenance at many of the largest airports in the United States.

You have the expertise. Global Aviation Services has the shop. If you possess the knowledge, skills, and ambition it takes to run and operate a productive fleet maintenance facility, work hands on, and lead your staff, you are the right person for this challenging career. You will direct your staff to ensure that quality maintenance repairs are done safely, reliably, timely and are cost-effective. As the Lead/Supervisor you will manage, train and mentor your staff in maintenance best practices, safety, and customer service. You will have direct contact with vendors and customers: developing good, solid relationships. Customer satisfaction, safety, keeping on budget, and meeting productivity goals will be your focus. Best of all, you will still be hands on, keeping your industry knowledge and skills up to date.

Apply today at our website:

Essential Functions:

*Meeting company and customer performance metrics related to shop productivity, budget, and on-time performance.

*Ensure timeliness of preventive maintenance, cost effective repairs and procurement/maintenance of parts inventory.

*Accountable for the achievement of acceptable productivity levels and meeting financial objectives.

*Evaluate equipment repair costs and make recommendations on repairs.

*Prioritize equipment repairs.

*Monitor safety practices and procedures in the shop.

*Evaluate maintenance work practices and identify methods to improve productivity.

*Review work orders for completeness and accuracy.

*Provide technical assistance to Mechanics as needed.

*Coordinate with other departments to obtain equipment needing repair or maintenance.

*Coach/counsel, discipline employees who violate Company policy, or fail to meet company standards.

*Performing scheduled preventative maintenance inspections and unscheduled repairs, air and hydraulic brake repairs, tire repairs, warranty procedures and repairs on Ford 700/800 trucks, International trucks and support vans and pickups.

*In order to meet the requirements of the position, applicant should have a good background in diagnostics to include: electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic. Some diagnostics are not performed using computer assisted diagnostic tools.

*Planning and execution of complex maintenance assignments requiring knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and/or electronic systems. In addition, welding may be required.

*Work is performed on a variety of ground support equipment platforms, such as jet engine starters, power supply units, lift platform box trucks, and air cycle air conditioners.

*Uses complex troubleshooting, testing and repair equipment such as but not limited to, load banks, impedance bridges, multi-meters and flow meter panels.

*Participate in continuing education classes.

*Keep informed on all technical changes related to fleet requirements.

*Diesel engine operation preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

*Perform the sequence of operations to troubleshoot truck fleet in order to remove, disassemble, clean, check, repair, rework, replace, fabricate, install and adjust many building components, automotive and fleet machinery, accessories, parts, etc., and explain the work procedures to personnel assigned to assist in that work.

*Knowledge of heavy, medium and light duty trucks and automobiles, machine shop equipment or other similar skills.

Job Requirements


*Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience in a maintenance shop environment.

*Minimum 5 years of proven preventative maintenance, tire and brake experience on medium to heavy-duty vehicles.

*Must have strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.

*Ability to read and understand repair manuals and instructions, especially in an urgent and/or

emergency situation.

*Ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics.

*Must be able to read codes and instructions on the computer.

*Valid driver's license and good driving background.

*Must pass a 10 year background check that includes driving record, education, and drug test.

*Minimum high school diploma or its equivalent.

*Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

*Ability to work flexible schedules including shift work, weekends, holidays.

*Possess at minimum a set of hand tools including a toolbox and multi-function electrical meter.

*Ford and International experience required.

*Able to lift 70 pounds.

Reports To:

National Manager

Working Conditions:

Depending on the task, you may be required to work indoors in a garage or outside on shop grounds or elsewhere on the field.

Be prepared to work around jet fumes and other vehicle emissions.

Work with cleaning solvents, paint thinners and other hazardous products in the course of a normal workday.

Working Hours:

Schedule to be determined; must be willing to work weekends, holidays and additional shifts as assigned.


Superior benefits - As a full-time employee you qualify for:

* Medical Insurance

* Dental Insurance

* Prescription Drug Program

* Vision Care

* Life Insurance/Supplemental Life

* Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

* Disability

* Flex Spending Plan 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

* Adoption Benefits

* Wellness/Fitness Benefit

* Educational Benefits

* Smoking Cessation Program

* Vacation/Sick/Holiday/Bereavement/Court Service Pay

* Uniforms

Global Aviation Services is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities

to all employees and applicants. Global Aviation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.