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Chenega Corporation Ground Support Equipment Worker in Jacksonville, Florida



Company Job Title: Ground Support Equipment Worker

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Reports To: Project Manager/Site Lead

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, SCA

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


The Ground Support Equipment Worker repairs Ground Support Equipment (GSE) following guidance and direction of a higher-grade Mechanic, assist in troubleshooting malfunctions of GSE using test equipment, hand tools shop equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare GSE for storage and transportation.

  • Use automated maintenance data systems to maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions.

  • Maintain external fuel and grounding systems.

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on GSE, inspects, tests, and operates GSE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation.

  • Service equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air.

  • Disassemble and assemble malfunctioning GSE accessories and components.

  • Remove, disassemble, repair, clean, treat for corrosion, assemble, and reinstall GSE components and accessories, stencils and marks GSE in accordance with technical publications.

  • Store, handle, label, use, and dispose of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations.

  • Operate, clean, inspect, and service GSE towing vehicles.

  • Maintain vehicle records, maintain and update paper and electronic equipment records.

  • Provide dispatch service for GSE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations.

  • Practice good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage prevention and safety at all times.

  • Assist in troubleshoot, inspect, service, test and repair using test equipment diagnostics equipment.

  • Remove, adjust, repair, replace/reinstall and rebuild functional components to include mobile air conditioners.

  • Use of test equipment and benches for troubleshooting to repair, adjust and rework commercial equipment.

  • Troubleshoot, repair, rework or overhaul using military and commercial technical data.

  • Service, inspect, and test aviation support equipment used for direct and indirect aircraft support.

  • Perform proper handling and disposal of chemicals and petroleum products required during maintenance.

  • Assist in requisitioning repair parts, materials supply through commercial and military supply system.

  • Read and interpret reference material such as commercial maintenance manuals and technical drawings and wiring/hydraulic schematics.

  • Recommend most economical means of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Perform general housekeeping, workstation, shop and facility, providing a clean FOD free environment.

  • Perform shift work and/or overtime as required.

  • Perform other associated maintenance, support and facility upkeep tasks as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • 4 years recent Naval Aviation Support Equipment experience or equivalent.

  • Experience in gasoline, diesel or gas turbine engine troubleshooting, maintenance and repair.

  • Experience in automatic transmission, hydrostatic and final drive system repair.

  • Experience with Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems repair.

  • Experience Tire/Wheel maintenance procedures, multiple type buildup, storage and disposal.

  • Strong Electrical skills and experience in A/C and D/C system troubleshooting and Repair/Rework.

  • Must possess valid state driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess basic hand tools and toolbox knowledge

  • Must be familiar with US Navy Positive Tool Control Program.

  • Formal USN Aviation Ground Support Equipment training/experience, ASE Certifications or equivalent preferred

  • CFC/HVAC Universal Certification for Servicing, Troubleshooting and Repair or equivalent preferred

  • Familiarity with Hazardous Material Handling and general shop safety procedures.

  • Familiarity with and ability to use Military, Commercial manuals and technical drawings.

  • Must be able to successfully complete the necessary employment screening.

  • Familiar with 4790.2 (series) NAMP Program processes, procedures and documentation requirements.

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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

  • The work environment characteristics described are representative of those encountered during normal work place operations.

  • The employee will normally work in a non-airconditioned shop area using lifts, power tools, hand tools and test equipment.

  • The employee will routinely be required to wear various types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • During normal work place operations, the employee may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions, fumes, airborne particulates, toxic or caustic chemicals and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Jacksonville

Organization: Chenega Applied Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Nathan Clisham-Parsons
Req ID: 2000000123