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Last updated: 2019-04-25
Valid to: 2019-06-26
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Ground Support Equipment Mechanic repairs and maintains a variety of aviation ground support equipment and commercial vehicles to Original Equipment Manufacturers specifications with minimum supervision.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Inspect, repair and maintain assigned AGE, used to support the transportation of Cabinet Members, and other high-ranking national and international dignitaries.
  • Use maintenance instructions and technical data in the inspection, maintenance, and repair of assigned ground equipment.
  • Enter required data on maintenance forms. Maintains hand and powered tools in an orderly manner.
  • Complete maintenance data Forms and makes Core Automated Maintenance System (Cams) inputs.
  • Assist in the training and direction of assigned personnel.
  • Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.
  • Must be able to work day shift, swing shift, night shift or weekend shift as required.
  • Receive cross-utilization training and is qualified to perform maintenance tasks associated with other classifications.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • A working knowledge of powered AGE repair procedures is required
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Duties may involve working with fuels, oils, lubricants, and chemical cleaner and solutions.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance and flightline driver’s license.

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Specialized courses in powered AGE maintenance are required.
  • Two years recent experience as a powered AGE mechanic or equivalent in powered AGE maintenance is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
  • May work in normal office environment, maintenance shop or outside.
  • Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.


  • May require travel including TDY.