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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Global Aviation Services Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Mechanic Wanted

Are you looking for a career that uses your full potential? Join the Global team and Raise the Bar on your career. Use your knowledge and unique skill set to provide high quality maintenance and repairs on a variety of Ground Service Equipment (GSE).

Good Employees are at the heart of our company. Our customers rely on us to keep their equipment in top working order and to get the most out of their assets. Because of that, we rely strongly on employees who display exemplary traits like: Integrity, Service, Leadership and Eagerness to Grow.

With over 200 GSE mechanics serving 65 airports our success relies on us doing quality GSE, Fleet

and Facility Maintenance with a sense of Aviation Industry Urgency and to abide by our core values of:

People First - Quality Service - Integrity Always - Trust Earned.

Come help us Raise the Bar - Apply today!


* Perform scheduled preventative maintenance inspections and unscheduled repairs, diesel engines, air and hydraulic brake repairs, tire repairs, warranty procedures and repairs.

* Diagnose electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic problems.

* Perform the sequence of operations to remove, disassemble, clean, check, repair, replace, fabricate, install and adjust components on automotive, machinery and ground equipment.

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

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

Job Requirements


* Minimum 3 years of proven repair experience in the mechanical field.

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

* Ability to read and understand repair manuals, instructions, electrical and hydraulic schematics and

codes and instructions on the computer.

* Minimum high school diploma or its equivalent.

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

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

* ASE Certified and or Military AGE experience preferred.


Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check that includes employment verification, motor vehicle record (MVR), and school verification. All mechanics must have an MVR that is compliant with our company motor vehicle insurance.


* Lifting ability up to 70 pounds.

* Ability to assume various lifting positions and static postures.

* Ability to kneel, stoop, sit, climb on and lay under GSE.


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.


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


Shop Lead, Supervisor, or Manager.


Our comprehensive list of benefits gives our employees and their families the flexibility they need.

* Medical Insurance with two plan options (Rx included)

* Flex Spending Plan and HSA

* Dental Insurance

* Vision Care

* Life/Supplemental Life (Employee, Spouse, Child) and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

* Disability Insurance (LTD Company Funded)

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

* Wellness/Fitness Benefit

* Educational Benefits

* Wellness/Fitness Benefit, Smoking Cessation Program

* Vacation - Sick - Holiday (Two Floating) - Bereavement


* Tool Allowance - Bi-Weekly

* Safety Boot and Red Wing Discount Program - Yearly

* Prescription Safety Glasses Allowance - Yearly

* Free Uniforms

* ASE Certification Pay Increase Program

* Technical Training

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer through Affirmative Action. Women and Minorities Are Encouraged to Apply. We appreciate the values, leadership and unique skills service members bring to the workforce and encourage opportunities to hire Guardsmen, Reservists, and Veterans.