Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

Swissport International AG | Chicago, IL

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Posted Date 3/21/2024
Description Overview

Are you ready to take flight in a dynamic and fast-paced aviation industry? As a global leader in aviation services, Swissport provides Ground Handling, Cargo Handling, and Passenger Services to over 300 million passengers annually. Our mission is simple - "To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience."

We believe that our people are what differentiates us from our competition. At Swissport, we are driven by our core values of Show You Care, Do the Right Things and Win as a Team, and we are currently seeking dedicated individuals, who align with these values, to join our team at various locations across the globe.

Job Summary

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic services, maintains, and keeps in good order all Ground Service Equipment at this Swissport station. To keep Swissport Ramp and other Swissport service agency's with safe and reliable equipment that meets all local and governing laws.
The expected pay rate is $21.50/hr. Full-time employees are offered a range of health and wellness benefits as well as 401(k) with company match paid vacation time, sick time, and company paid holidays.

Your activities
  • Operate and drive all types of equipment - motorized and non motorized
  • Perform and show competence in preventive maintenance per established schedules on all ground support equipment
  • Respond to requests for on-call maintenance after hours on all ground support equipment if GSE Manager deems necessary
  • Provide trouble-shooting and diagnostic assessment of ground support equipment as required
  • Modify and overhaul power plant, drive-train, brake, electric and hydraulic systems
  • Prepare and paint ground support equipment to SP standards as required
  • Remove malfunctioning ground support equipment from service and ensure GSE is not returned to service until malfunction has been properly diagnosed and repaired
  • Respond to emergency service calls as well as accidents involving ground support equipment
  • Pick-up parts and material required for ground support equipment maintenance and repair
  • Own and demonstrate proper use of tools, diagnostic equipment, etc. required for equipment maintenance and repair
  • Complete all maintenance/repair documentation consistent with carrier, station, airport authority, municipal, state, federal and SP requirements
  • Comply with all federal, provincial, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Will retain a motor vehicle driver's license for both air side / non airside in good standing at all times
  • Follow all safety guidelines set out by WCB, EPA, WHIMIS, and SP management
  • Keep GSE shop and its equipment clean and serviceable at all times, report any and all deficiencies to management
  • Fuel equipment as necessary with full regard for all safety and environmental requirements.
  • Will liaison with Ramp management, customers and staff in a professional manner when needed
Your profile
  • Valid driver's license
  • Have certification of completion in one of the following trades: Heavy duty/Commercial or Automotive mechanic license. Certification must be kept in good standing
  • Good oral and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to travel when necessary for training or to assist other SP stations with GSE needs as required
What we offer
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
At Swissport, we believe in diversity, equal opportunity, and the power of our values to drive our success. We are committed to providing a workplace that fosters inclusion and where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Visit our website at www.careers.swissport.com to learn more about Life at Swissport.

Salary21.50 Hour
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