Ground Support Engineer

Kemp Recruitment Ltd
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Ground Support Engineer

Location: Gatwick Airport

Hourly rate: £16.82

Shift Rotation: 4 on 4 off Nights - 19:00 - 07:00

Job Details:

Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic / Technician required to service and repair equipment such as portable stairs, fuel and food trucks, towing tractors, aircraft tugs, manlifts, APU's and company vehicles.

(GSE) is the support equipment found at an airport, usually on the ramp, the servicing area by the terminal. This equipment is used to service the aircraft between flights. As its name implies, GSE is there to support the operations of aircraft on the ground. The functions that this equipment plays generally involve power operations, aircraft mobility, and loading operations (for both cargo and passengers)

Key Accountabilities:

Repair vehicles and plants as requested by the site Lead Hand
Complete service and inspection sheets correctly
Carry out inspections, brake and smoke tests
Run all repairs; diagnose
Report any defective items immediately to your manager
Accurately complete and hand in your manual daily time sheet after each day of shift

Knowledge and Skills:

Motor mechanics
Strong communication skills
Understanding procedures and systems
Good organisational skills
Literate, numerate, analytical
Customer oriented/service delivery focused
General knowledge of health and safety regulations


Operational vehicle/logistical background
Experience of working in a customer focused environment
Experience in the vehicle maintenance sector

If you are interested in this role, get in touch as soon as possible on (BT Local Charge Rate). Please also send a copy of your current CV via this advert.