GSE Mechanic Job – Raleigh, NC

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Job Description

Do you enjoy outdoor work that includes a variety of tasks and responsibilities? Do you want to work in the aviation services industry?

As a Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Mechanic you will work with team members to provide general maintenance of ground service equipment, vehicles, and facilities.

TAC Air’s mission is to provide exceptional service to every customer, every day. By doing this, our customers will recognize TAC Air as the best in the industry. TAC Air believes this level of service also builds strong customer loyalty, ensuring our continued success. The work environment at TAC Air is one where our teammates enjoy their work because they have taken responsibility for the success of the company.

Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Mechanics work with team members to provide general maintenance of ground service equipment, vehicles, and facilities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Diagnosing, repairing, and replacing faulty parts and equipment while operating tools and machinery
  • Troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic systems, transmissions, and other equipment deficiencies
  • Performing routine maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, filter changes and tune-ups
  • Moving and servicing various types of equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ensuring the accuracy of information through various means of communication (radio, telephone, electronic, etc.)
  • Working closely with all team members and crew members to ensure proper equipment maintenance
  • Handling of aviation fuels and chemicals, including maintaining quality control of fuel through various procedures and completing applicable paperwork/documentation
  • Performing facilities maintenance repairs including plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Essential Traits & Skills

  • Auto Repair
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Dedication
  • Detail Orientation
  • Diesel and Gas Engine Repair
  • Electrical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic Systems Repair
  • English
  • Initiative
  • Listening
  • Loyalty
  • Mathematics
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Patience
  • Problem Solving
  • Safety-Minded
  • Time Management
  • Vehicle Operation
  • Welding

TAC offers top starting wage and complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k match and profit sharing. We also offer bonus opportunities all within a wonderful working culture! We strive to be the best in the business and seek candidates who strive to be the best at what they do.

KEYWORDS: Airport, Airplane, Airline, Aircraft, Mechanic, Equipment, Maintenance

Basic Qualifications

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to see and hear clearly
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and speak English clearly
  • Ability to climb, twist, bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and crawl
  • Ability to move in tight quarters
  • Ability to work at elevated heights
  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions as needed
  • Ability to regularly push/pull up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to regularly lift/move up to 75 pounds

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid in-state driver’s license
  • Ability to operate computer, type effectively, and write legibly
  • Ability to operate variety of tools, machines, and equipment
  • Work experience in automotive or related field
  • General experience in welding, auto body repair, and auto painting
  • Ability to pass drug screen
  • Ability to pass criminal history records check and airport badging requirements


  • Automotive Service Excellence (preferred)
  • High school diploma or GED

Licenses & Certifications

  • Automotive Service Excellence (preferred)

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