GSE Technician (Ground Service Equipment, HGV / Heavy Plant / Construction) BLUG62059

Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, West Midlands
£12.61 per hour
03 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

GSE Technician (Ground Service Equipment, HGV / Heavy Plant / Construction) BLUG62059

Birmingham Airport

Salary £12.61 per hour

This role is permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Our client is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. They employ over 60,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 269 stations in 48 countries on five continents and deliver unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fuelling and Aircraft Maintenance. They strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that they undertake.

Their mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience”.

They now have an exciting opportunity for a GSE Technician to join them at Birmingham Airport to service and maintain all Ground Service Equipment (GSE).

In the role you will operate and drive all types of GSE – motorised and non-motorised, provide trouble-shooting and diagnostic assessment of GSE faults – diagnosing and repairing as necessary, modify and overhaul power plant, drive-train, brake, electric and hydraulic systems, prepare and paint ground support equipment and respond to emergency service calls and accidents involving GSE.

With at least 2 years’ experience in HGV / Heavy Plant / Construction equipment and a good level of mechanical/electrical engineering experience, you will have a full driving licence and excellent communication skills, along with three GCSE’s / O Level or Leaving Cert (and equivalent) and an accredited qualification in the functional area. Additionally, you will be flexible to work various shifts, able to travel to the airport at times when public transport isn’t available and willing to work in inclement weather.

Previous experience working in an aviation environment would be an advantage, as would knowledge of computer maintenance programs, e.g. Maximo/IMS-Fleet Maintenance Pro and Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook).

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email