• GSE Mechanic

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/7/2018 3:51 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.


    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


    • Interpret and implement directives and publications pertaining to maintenance, including environmentally safe maintenance practices. 
    • Determine resource requirements for vehicle and equipment repair. 
    • Inspect, operate, service, and diagnose malfunctions on GSE/Vehicles using visual, auditory, test equipment, and technical references.
    • Evaluate and perform troubleshooting on GSE/Vehicles recommending required repair action. 
    • Prepare GSE/Vehicles for storage, shipment, and mobility deployment.
    • Solve repair problems by using drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical publications. 
    • Maintain equipment records, vehicle forms, and document maintenance actions. 
    • Maintain and update paper and electronic equipment forms.
    • Check batteries on GSE/Vehicles for serviceability and performs preventative maintenance.
    • Check GSE external fuel and grounding systems for serviceability and performs preventative maintenance.
    • Remove, disassemble, repair, clean, treat for corrosion, assemble, and reinstall malfunctioning components. 
    • Stencil and mark GSE in accordance with technical references.
    • Store, handle, label, use, and dispose of hazardous materials and waste according to environmental standards.
    • Operate, clean, inspect, and service GSE towing vehicles.
    • Provide pick-up and delivery service for GSE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations.
    • Coordinate all maintenance actions with the GSE Supervisor or designated representative.
    • Train contractor and host nation personnel as required.
    • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) services as required. 
    • Will be required to drive on the flight line
    • Place orders for parts and receive and log delivery of parts.
    • Performs other qualified duties as assigned
    • Must understand storm water regulations and procedures
    • Comply with the daily security that is required by TSA and airport policies.


    • High School diploma or equivalent with five plus years of related experience. Post high school coursework or professional certification preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of diesel-fuel and gasoline engine repair.
    • Ability to use automated maintenance systems.
    • Advanced understanding of tools and test equipment and their use.
    • Capable of interpreting technical data, drawings, wiring diagrams, and schematics.
    • Knowledge of environmental safety.
    • Knowledge of flight line procedures.
    • Knowledge of GSE repair and mechanical principles.
    • Knowledge of Automotive repair and mechanical principles.
    • Able to complete required paperwork and turn in once job is complete
    • Fill out parts request Forms
    • Keep work area clean
    • Knowledge of forklifts.
    • Knowledge of Hydraulic systems.
    • Knowledge of Diesel and Gasoline engine powered vehicles.
    • Knowledge of supply systems.
    • Ability to troubleshoot using computerized diagnostic testing devices.
    • Ability to troubleshoot using conventional and digital multimeters, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and circuit card testers.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport before assignment.
    • Ability to obtain a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) through the Department of State background investigations is a condition of employment. A current MRPT is desired.
    • Must have own Tools


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