Aircraft Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic

BAE Systems
Job Type: 
United States

Job Description GSE/AGE MechanicThe GSE/AGE Mechanic will perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to include in-depth repair as required on powered and non-powered ground support equipment. Reviews maintenance records of periodic maintenance to ensure equipment is fully operational in support of daily and deployment equipment requirements. Uses an assortment of basic hand tools in addition to precision measuring devices for troubleshooting and repairs. Works from complex written instructions such as formal test specifications, blueprints, drawings, schematics, and manuals. Will be required to order and provide status for all required parts and consumables required to perform all GSE maintenance/troubleshooting actions. Will track all GSE status and provide status updates to the site lead. May be required to provide training on non-familiar GSE items to Air Force AGE mechanics as required. Will be required to complete maintenance and troubleshooting actions into maintenance tracking database.The GSE/AGE mechanic will inspect, test, and operate GSE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation, services GSE equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air. Will be familiar with processes and procedures used to store, handle, use, and dispose of all hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, federal, and Air Force environmental standards and regulations. Will be required to prepare GSE for mobility deployment. Responsible for operation of GSE tow vehicles for the dispatch, positioning of equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations. Must practice good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage Prevention, and safety at all times.


Required Education, Experience, Skills

  • Ability to read drawings, diagrams, and schematics.
  • At least 5 years previous experience maintaining/troubleshooting powered and non-powered GSE
  • Must be able to perform physical requirements of the position (prolonged standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, and working in awkward positions)
  • Willing to work flexible work schedule to meet program and flying schedule requirements
  • Currently hold or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must be able to read and speak English
  • Team player, ability to work well with others

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills

  • Prior military AGE/GSE experience
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • EPA Refrigerant Handler Certification

Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $57100 - $91400Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

First posted: 
11/20/2023 12:00:00 AM

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