Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Job – Cheektowaga, NY 81564

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Why You’ll Love This Job

All employees support the organization’s purpose by applying the principles of trust, honesty, respect, integrity, and commitment that is exhibited through a collaborative and just culture based on safety, quality, service, and security.

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
  • Other duties as needed
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

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 US 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


  • High school diploma or GED

Licenses & Certifications

  • Automotive Service Excellence (preferred)

General Statement
This description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. It is the policy and practice of TAC to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship.
Employee Acknowledgement
I have received, reviewed, and fully understand this job description and I am capable of performing all of the stated requirements. I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory implementation of the primary responsibilities described herein. I understand that this is to be used as a guide and that I will be responsible for performing other duties as assigned. I further understand that this job description does not constitute an employment contract with TAC.

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Job Number:81564
Engagement Type:Self Service