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Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Electrical Technician

  • ... Elkhart, Indiana, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 35 per hour

Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Electrical Technician   

JOB TITLE:

Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Electrical Technician

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Elkhart Indiana United States

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

COMPANY INTRODUCTION:
ALVEST is the world leader in airport ground support equipment manufacturing and distribution, through its entities TLD, Smart Airport Services (SAS) and Alvest Equipment Services (AES), with consolidated sales in the range of 750 million USD. Alvest Equipment Services (AES) is dedicated to ground support equipment maintenance, rental, leasing, and overhaul services with a high level of growth, in Europe, USA, and the Middle East.

Salary: The expected pay rate for this position is $28.00 - $35.00 per hour. The actual pay rate offered may vary on multiple factors including, but not limited to, experience, knowledge, skills, certifications and/or location.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm working in an aerospace ground support equipment overhaul facility.

ADDITIONAL INCENTIVES:
    • $3,000 Sign-On Bonus:: Please note that this bonus is contingent upon successfully completing a 90-day trial period. The bonus will be paid out in full at the end of this period, subject to satisfactory performance and adherence to company policies. Sign-On Bonus offer exclusively for this location. *subject to standard tax withholdings:*
    • Earn more by completing your ASE certifications in Medium/Heavy Equipment and receive a one-time bonus for becoming a Certified Master Technician.
    • Employee Referral Bonus
COMPANY BENEFITS:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Company Provided Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Company Paid Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • 11 Paid Holidays + Your Birthday
    • PTO Minimum 3 weeks per year
    • Annual Profit Sharing Bonus
    • 401(K) and Roth Matching
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Free Safety Shoes and Prescription Safety Glasses
POSITION SUMMARY:
As an Electrical Technician specializing in Aviation Ground Support Equipment (GSE), will play a crucial role in installation, maintenance, and repair of a wide range of AC and DC: electrical systems within ground support equipment. Your expertise will ensure the optimal functioning of equipment that supports our customers aircraft operations on the ground, including power units, air conditioning units, ground power connectors, and more. This position requires a blend of electrical principles, technical expertise, troubleshoot, attention to detail, and a commitment to safety and operational excellence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Other duties may be assigned and are not limited to the following)
    • Identify faults in electrical systems and components of ground support equipment and perform necessary repairs to ensure reliability and functionality, including experience in AC and DC systems as required for the installation of DC powered conversion kits.
    • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance on electrical systems to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of ground support equipment.
    • Install new electrical systems and components including but not limited to motors, generators, transformers, switchgear, and control systems and upgrade existing systems to improve efficiency and performance.
    • Ensure all electrical maintenance activities comply with industry standards, company policies, and safety regulations. Implement safety procedures while working on electrical systems.
    • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and parts inventory. Prepare reports on equipment condition, maintenance schedules, and any incidents.
    • Quickly and effectively troubleshoot electrical issues that arise, minimizing impact on ground operations.
    • Work closely with other maintenance personnel, including mechanics, technicians, and engineers, to ensure comprehensive maintenance of ground support equipment.
    • Stay updated with the latest electrical technologies and practices relevant to aviation ground support equipment. Participate in training and development opportunities.
    • Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy office environment by adhering to safety protocols and promoting awareness among colleagues.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Associate degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, or a related field
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of practical experience as an Electrical Technician, with direct experience in maintenance and repair of AC and DC electrical systems. Experience in aviation, automotive, or heavy equipment industries is particularly valuable.
    • At least 2 years of experience working specifically with Aviation Ground Support Equipment or similar systems is highly desirable.
    • Proven experience as an Electrical Technician, preferably in aviation or related industries.
    • Strong understanding of electrical systems, circuitry, and troubleshooting techniques
    • Certification or training in electrical safety, maintenance techniques, and equipment-specific operation is a plus.
    • Familiarity with relevant codes and regulations.
    • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and blueprints.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Must be comfortable working at heights and confined spaces
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
    • Willingness to work in varied weather conditions and to adapt to flexible working hours, including weekends and holidays as required. High attention to detail
    • Ability to work both as a team and/or independently
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must have a valid drivers license.
    • No travel restrictions.

Physical Requirements: Moderate physical demands are required to perform the position's essential functions.: Work effort principally involves sitting or standing for extended periods of time to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of walking. May be exposed to repetitive motion and vision to monitor. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time and may occasionally be required to bend, kneel, crouch, push/pull or reach for objects such as parts, boxes, books, and/or office equipment. Work is performed in an office environment, relatively free of unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Occasional work in confined spaces and at heights may be required, with potential exposure to loud noises, fumes, exhaust, or other odors when on shop/factory floors.



AES provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, AES takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

AES is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all candidates, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us at jobs.help@tld-america.com. Only messages sent for this purpose will be reviewed.

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Position Details

POSTED:

May 26, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

35 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1717184731-122275d5d19becc027f5532baea20f92

LOCATION:

Indiana United States

CITY:

Elkhart

Job Origin:

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Full job description

COMPANY INTRODUCTION:
ALVEST is the world leader in airport ground support equipment manufacturing and distribution, through its entities TLD, Smart Airport Services (SAS) and Alvest Equipment Services (AES), with consolidated sales in the range of 750 million USD. Alvest Equipment Services (AES) is dedicated to ground support equipment maintenance, rental, leasing, and overhaul services with a high level of growth, in Europe, USA, and the Middle East.

Salary: The expected pay rate for this position is $28.00 - $35.00 per hour. The actual pay rate offered may vary on multiple factors including, but not limited to, experience, knowledge, skills, certifications and/or location.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm working in an aerospace ground support equipment overhaul facility.

ADDITIONAL INCENTIVES:
    • $3,000 Sign-On Bonus:: Please note that this bonus is contingent upon successfully completing a 90-day trial period. The bonus will be paid out in full at the end of this period, subject to satisfactory performance and adherence to company policies. Sign-On Bonus offer exclusively for this location. *subject to standard tax withholdings:*
    • Earn more by completing your ASE certifications in Medium/Heavy Equipment and receive a one-time bonus for becoming a Certified Master Technician.
    • Employee Referral Bonus
COMPANY BENEFITS:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Company Provided Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Company Paid Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • 11 Paid Holidays + Your Birthday
    • PTO Minimum 3 weeks per year
    • Annual Profit Sharing Bonus
    • 401(K) and Roth Matching
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Free Safety Shoes and Prescription Safety Glasses
POSITION SUMMARY:
As an Electrical Technician specializing in Aviation Ground Support Equipment (GSE), will play a crucial role in installation, maintenance, and repair of a wide range of AC and DC: electrical systems within ground support equipment. Your expertise will ensure the optimal functioning of equipment that supports our customers aircraft operations on the ground, including power units, air conditioning units, ground power connectors, and more. This position requires a blend of electrical principles, technical expertise, troubleshoot, attention to detail, and a commitment to safety and operational excellence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Other duties may be assigned and are not limited to the following)
    • Identify faults in electrical systems and components of ground support equipment and perform necessary repairs to ensure reliability and functionality, including experience in AC and DC systems as required for the installation of DC powered conversion kits.
    • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance on electrical systems to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of ground support equipment.
    • Install new electrical systems and components including but not limited to motors, generators, transformers, switchgear, and control systems and upgrade existing systems to improve efficiency and performance.
    • Ensure all electrical maintenance activities comply with industry standards, company policies, and safety regulations. Implement safety procedures while working on electrical systems.
    • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and parts inventory. Prepare reports on equipment condition, maintenance schedules, and any incidents.
    • Quickly and effectively troubleshoot electrical issues that arise, minimizing impact on ground operations.
    • Work closely with other maintenance personnel, including mechanics, technicians, and engineers, to ensure comprehensive maintenance of ground support equipment.
    • Stay updated with the latest electrical technologies and practices relevant to aviation ground support equipment. Participate in training and development opportunities.
    • Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy office environment by adhering to safety protocols and promoting awareness among colleagues.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Associate degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, or a related field
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of practical experience as an Electrical Technician, with direct experience in maintenance and repair of AC and DC electrical systems. Experience in aviation, automotive, or heavy equipment industries is particularly valuable.
    • At least 2 years of experience working specifically with Aviation Ground Support Equipment or similar systems is highly desirable.
    • Proven experience as an Electrical Technician, preferably in aviation or related industries.
    • Strong understanding of electrical systems, circuitry, and troubleshooting techniques
    • Certification or training in electrical safety, maintenance techniques, and equipment-specific operation is a plus.
    • Familiarity with relevant codes and regulations.
    • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and blueprints.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Must be comfortable working at heights and confined spaces
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
    • Willingness to work in varied weather conditions and to adapt to flexible working hours, including weekends and holidays as required. High attention to detail
    • Ability to work both as a team and/or independently
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must have a valid drivers license.
    • No travel restrictions.

Physical Requirements: Moderate physical demands are required to perform the position's essential functions.: Work effort principally involves sitting or standing for extended periods of time to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of walking. May be exposed to repetitive motion and vision to monitor. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time and may occasionally be required to bend, kneel, crouch, push/pull or reach for objects such as parts, boxes, books, and/or office equipment. Work is performed in an office environment, relatively free of unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Occasional work in confined spaces and at heights may be required, with potential exposure to loud noises, fumes, exhaust, or other odors when on shop/factory floors.



AES provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, AES takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

AES is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all candidates, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us at jobs.help@tld-america.com. Only messages sent for this purpose will be reviewed.

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