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GSE Technician III

Mercury GSE
Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Mercury GSE, a nationwide aviation equipment rental company with multiple locations, is looking for a GSE Technician III for our Santa Fe Springs, CA location.


Perform technical troubleshooting, diagnostics, and repairs to the company’s fleet of ground support equipment. Candidates require a strong work ethic to complete tasks efficiently with minimal supervision. Communication skills are required to articulate aspects of work performed courteously and effectively.


  • $35-45 per hour
  • Eligible for annual performance bonuses


  • Perform diagnostics and repairs on JBT, TLD & TUG ground support equipment
  • Perform diagnostics and repairs on Cummins, Deutz & Toyota diesel engines
  • Perform diagnostics and repairs on Kubota & Ford gas and propane engines
  • Mentor Service technicians and Apprentice Technicians
  • Accountable for billable time and assigned work orders
  • Responsible for complete and thorough documentation of diagnostics and repairs performed on work orders and on-time submittal of information.
  • May participate in Service Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments
  • Maintains current knowledge of Mercury’s equipment fleet and competitive products  

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge

  • 10+ years of experience performing service repairs on ground support equipment; demonstrated experience consistently meeting performance metrics preferred
  • Experience performing repairs and maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures on ground support equipment
  • Experience with the mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems used in ground support equipment
  • Experience operating vehicles, tools, and equipment for diagnostic purposes
  • Experience with basic computer functions; experience using Cummins INSITE or other computer-based diagnostic repair tools preferred
  • Experience working cooperatively in a team environment
  • Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing
  • Must have an adequate toolset to perform job responsibilities
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
  • Valid driver s license required; Must qualify for airport security credentials

Relationships and Roles

  • Promotes and always embraces company Core Values
  • Sets an example in areas of personal character, commitment, organization, operational skills, work habits, and the company’s Safety Program
  • Must promote a professional appearance and demonstrate the ability to interact and cooperate with customers, vendors, company employees, and company managers in a professional manner

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Qualify for airport security credentials
  • Pass pre-employment drug test and physical

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; and use hands/fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision peripheral vision, depth perception, the ability to adjust focus, and the ability to distinguish printed color.

Mercury GSE is an equal opportunity at-will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: $35.00 - $45.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

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Mercury GSE


Santa Fe Springs, CA
90670 USA



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