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GSE Mechanic

– Teterboro, New Jersey
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Come work for Meridian at our facility in Teterboro, New Jersey!

Meridian has a proud history dating back almost 70 years. Over the decades, we have grown from a small aircraft maintenance business into a full-service private aviation company. Along the way, we have learned that exceptional customer service is what our customers value most. That philosophy, along with our dedication to putting safety first, is the cornerstone of our culture at Meridian. We are proud to have earned numerous industry awards and accolades for our outstanding service and high safety standards, but that wouldn't be possible without the great people that we hire.  

At Meridian, we are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who understand that their actions will leave a lasting impression upon our customers, which contributes to the reputation of our company.

Position Summary:

Ground Support Technicians will maintain a safe and secure facility by performing the following duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Service all ground support equipment which includes: Tugs, Fuel Trucks, Courtesy Cars, GPU’s and Snow Removal Equipment
  • Maintains all Tow Equipment
  • Performs routine MX on fuel trucks (i.e. filter changes)
  • Maintains daily sump records
  • Maintains excellent customer service relations

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working on Diesel engines (Cummins and Perkins) as well as regular gas engines and transmissions
  • Ability to trouble shoot and repair electrical equipment
  • Good communication skills a must
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Basic computer skills needed ; typing and word processing

 Certificates and Licenses Recommended:

  • ASE Certified a plus
  • Clean, valid, current driver’s license
  • CDL License

 Technical, Specialized equipment and machines:

  • A/C Tow Equipment
  • A/C Refuelers
  • De-Ice Trucks
  • Snow Removal Equipment

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use the hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms: climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by the position include: close vision, distance vision and color vision.

 Disclaimer:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.  All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Meridian is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.  Equal opportunity is afforded to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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  • Location
    Teterboro, New Jersey
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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