United Airlines Ground Service Equipment Utility Specialist in San Francisco, California
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Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.
Ground Service Equipment Utility Specialist
Location: SFO - San Francisco, CA
Starting Salary: $16.84 per hour
Job overview and responsibilities
As a Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Utility Specialist , you will work in a fast-paced GSE Maintenance Operations department. The GSE Utility Specialist plays a very important role in providing quality service to our internal customers and performs work in accordance with guidelines established in the collective bargaining agreement.
Identifying and checking tools, test equipment and certain commodities in and out of the warehouse, as well as the servicing, receiving, cleaning, transportation, inventory storage and accounting of tools, test equipment, parts and commodities used in the daily operation.
Perform routine maintenance tasks of general nature, such as servicing and transporting equipment.
Light maintenance tasks such as replacing head light/tail lights, wiper blades, oil changes, excluding trouble-shooting.
Routine fluid and vehicle operational inspections.
Limited cart and dolly work, excluding welding and major structural repairs.
Surface treatment on engines, aircraft, and component parts with chemicals and sandblasting equipment.
Automotive and light truck tire build up and servicing.
Perform minor repairs on food service equipment.
Assist Technicians with work as requested
Perform minor repairs on food service equipment
GSE Utility Specialists are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
Salary increases will be administered according to the current IBT/United Contract
New employees are required to join the union
GSE Utility Specialists must be able to work around the clock shifts including weekends and holidays, in the outdoors in all weather conditions
Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority
Other tasks as assigned and outlined in the CBA
High school diploma/GED or equivalent
Working knowledge of tools associated with aircraft and automotive repair or ability to work with cleaning solutions and chemicals
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to function as a team member in a demanding service environment
Good verbal, written, communication and computer skills
Mobility requirements include lifting, carrying, crawling, and ladder climbing
Must be able to work in confined spaces
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be available to work any shift that is assigned to you within a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week operation which can include late nights, early hours weekends and holidays
Employees may bid for schedules several times a year and schedules are awarded according to seniority
Valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record (suspended, expired, revoked or denied are not considered valid)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
Must clear a fingerprint-based criminal history check
Overtime available depending on the operational need
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
- Certificate from an accredited trade school
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance
Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled