GSE Mechanic PHX
Swissport - Phoenix

About us

Swissport International AG, on behalf of more than 850 client-companies, provides best-in-class airport ground services for some 282 million passengers annually and handles approximately 4.8 million tons of air cargo at 122 warehouses world-wide. With a workforce of some 66,000 the world’s leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling is active at more than 300 airports in 50 countries on six continents. In 2018 the Group generated a consolidated operating revenue of EUR 2.99 billion.

Job Summary – Mechanic

To service and maintain, keeping in good order all Ground Service Equipment vehicles this Swissport station. To keep Swissport service agency’s with safe and reliable equipment that meets all local and governing laws.   

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate and drive all types of equipment – motorized and non motorized
  • Perform and show competence in preventive maintenance per established schedules on all ground support equipment
  • Learn trouble-shooting and diagnostic assessment of ground support equipment as required
  • Learn repairs and procedures to maintain all ground support equipment.
  • Remove malfunctioning ground support equipment from service and ensure GSE is not returned to service until malfunction has been properly diagnosed and repaired
  • Own and demonstrate proper use of tools, diagnostic equipment, etc. required for equipment maintenance and repair
  • Complete all maintenance/repair documentation consistent with carrier, station, airport authority, municipal, state, federal and SP  requirements
  • Comply with all federal, provincial, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Will retain a motor vehicle driver’s license for both air side / non airside in good standing at all times
  • Follow all safety guidelines set out by WCB, EPA, WHIMIS, and SP management
  • Keep GSE shop and its equipment clean and serviceable at all times, report any and all deficiencies to management
  • Will communicate with Ramp management, customers and staff in a professional manner when needed


Qualifications and Competencies
  • Valid driver's license
  • Certification of completion in one of the following trades: Heavy duty/Commercial or Automotive mechanic license is a plus
  • Good oral and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to travel when necessary for training or to assist other Swissport stations with GSE needs as required
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.


1337 S 27th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034, USA
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