Ground Maintenance Technician
Requisition #: 257692
La Guardia Airport, NY
Job Summary: The stationary GMT utilizes appropriate equipment and material to accomplish all routine and non-routine maintenance functions on specialized equipment and specialized parts of stationary ground support equipment. This position involves inspecting, servicing, troubleshooting, repairing, replacing, and overhauling all stationary ground support equipment and components (baggage handling systems/conveyor maintenance - controls and mechanical, passenger loading bridges, 400hz ground power, pre-condition air systems. Will be expected to communicate with vendors to determine tooling and parts needs as it pertains to stationary ground support equipment. Will also be responsible for consistently practicing safety-conscious and environmentally-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. This position includes full benefits. Electrical/Relay knowledge: Understanding of and be proficient in troubleshooting 12 to 50 VAC/DC control circuits, 120 VAC single phase electrical circuits and control circuits, 480 VAC 3-phase electrical systems.
Job Qualifications: The stationary GMT position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must have successfully completed a two year degree at a post-secondary technical school or have a minimum three years documented ground support equipment experience. Must be authorized to work in the US, have a valid driver's license, and be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including fixed or rotating shifts, both indoors and outdoors, include traveling, overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software products (Work, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) is preferred. Must be able to read, comprehend, and apply information found in technical documents and manuals. Must be able to work in a team environment and coordinate repairs with other GMTs and outside vendors. Must achieve a satisfactory score on entry tests structured to determine ability to perform required tasks. Must be performing satisfactorily in present position.
In addition, qualified candidate must possess at least one of the following requirements:
PLC Controls/Network: Understanding of and be proficient at troubleshooting programmable logic controllers and the associated computer network systems.
Passenger loading bridges/Conveyor systems/Industrial maintenance: Knowledge of system operations for passenger loading bridges, system operation for conveyor systems and heavy equipment maintenance on hydraulics/electrical/mechanical on large industrial machinery.
A/C refrigeration: Knowledge of high pressure point of use pre-condition air systems, low pressure glycol chiller systems and have the ability to troubleshoot and isolate system failures, and the related software for both high and low pressure control circuit systems.
400 Hz Generator/Inverter Ground Power: Thorough understanding of electronic and electrical components and proficiency at troubleshooting and rebuilding them is desired. A background in 400 Hz, the ability to test equipment as needed to perform repair/overhaul and the ability to read electrical schematics and drawings are required. Familiarity with Jetpower II, Jetpower Plus and CSI units. Experience operating passive and resistive load banks and working in an electronics environment is desired.
This position requires qualified candidate to successfully pass an extensive criminal background check, and all information provided will be verified. Any discrepancy will result in immediate disqualification. Must also successfully pass a drug and hearing test (audiogram) in addition to successfully passing the background check. Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.