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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Ground Maintenance Mechanic (Stationary) : JFK in NEW YORK, New York

Ground Maintenance Mechanic (Stationary) : JFK

United States, New York, New York

Airport Customer Service


Ref #: 1339

LinkedIn Tag: #LI-LR3

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The GMM performs as a semi-skilled mechanic in maintenance of Ground Support Equipment (GSE).

  • This position is responsible for utilizing appropriate tooling, equipment and material to accomplish maintenance functions including but not limited to the following: inspections, minor troubleshooting, repairing, removing and replacing components on all GSE functions.

  • The GMM will be responsible for working on stationary equipment: water cabinets, loading bridges, air handling systems, baggage conveyor systems, 400hz gate power.

  • The GMM may also assist a Ground Maintenance Lead Technician or a Ground Maintenance Technician on stationary ground support equipment as needed.

  • Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures at all times. This position includes full benefits.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent required.

  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the US, have a valid driver's license, and be at least 18 years of age.

  • Candidate 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.

  • Candidate must also achieve a satisfactory score on entry tests structured to determine ability to perform required tasks.

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 6 months experience and/or training in industrial powered mechanical environment and have a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic disciplines as they apply to industrial powered systems.

  • Must be able to read, comprehend, and apply information found in technical documents and manuals. Must be performing satisfactorily in present position.

This position requires Candidate to successfully pass an extensive criminal background check, and all information provided will be verified. Any discrepancy will result in immediate disqualification. Candidate must also successfully pass a drug and hearing test (audiogram) in addition to successfully passing a background check.

Must be performing satisfactorily in current position.

Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

Have experience in several of the following areas:

Ground Support Equipment - Stationary:

Passenger Loading Bridges, Stationary Air Conditioning, Baggage Conveyor Systems, Ground Power, Water Cabinets

Loading Bridge

Perform all routine and non-routine maintenance on passenger loading bridges interior, exterior, console, and dock lights. This will include bulb and lens replacement. Any electrical issues such as ballast and or fixture replacements will be reported to GSE Supervision. Interior and exterior painting.

Air Handling System

Perform all routine and non-routine maintenance on air handler hoses, adapters, air filters, condensate pans, and indicator bulbs and lenses. Any inoperative units need to be reported to GSE Supervision.

Baggage Conveyor Systems

Perform all routine and non-routine maintenance on gear boxes, bearings and shafts, roller replacements, belt re-lacing and belts replacements. Staff baggage handling system (BHS) control rooms as well as reconciling bag jams to keep BHS flowing.

400HZ Gate Power

Perform all routine and non-routine adjustment of ground power cables and associated clamping/saddles. Any inoperative units/retract reels need to be reported to GSE Supervision .

Water Cabinets

Perform all routine (PMI’s), non-routine, emergency, and heavy maintenance of the water cabinets. Any electrical issues such as inoperative motors, switches, heat strips and or light fixture replacements will be reported to GSE Supervision.

Component Repair and Build-up

Perform small component repair and build-up of non-specialized components on specialized equipment. The components are but not limited to: air conditioning adapters, water cabinet adapters, baggage carrousel bumpers, and dock light controllers.

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