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Worldwide Flight Services Mechanic **Air Conditioning/Refrigeration ** in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description

ob Description

The Maintenance Mechanics are the main responder to emergency situations. They carry out preventive and corrective maintenance at the electrical and mechanical level of the material handling system. This will be done during the dwell periods in between the flights and in the other non-operational hours.

Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

MUST HAVE: *Air Conditioning Skills & Refrigeration with strong electrical troubleshooting **

  • Maintain superior customer service and safe working practice at ALL times.

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains machinery and electrical equipment such as motors, electrical circuits, SICK ATR systems, baggage handling equipment and conveyor systems in accordance with diagrams, electrical drawings, operational manuals and manufacturer’s specifications using hand tools and precision measuring and testing instruments.

  • Inspect diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Communicate with various parties on the work performed and present status of specialty systems.

  • Analyze root causes of Electrical failures and propose remedy and resolution as well as continuous monitoring for ways to improve and optimize the system.

  • Interpret schematics and engineering drawings in reference to layout, location, and operation of the system(s).

  • React to call outs from the Control Room Operator or manager executing service calls CM, PM and EM.

  • Preventive Maintenance – Inspection, adjustment, cleaning, replacement and prepare follow-up CM work orders if needed.

  • Attending to stoppages and bag jams as needed.

  • Completion of daily housekeeping duties individually and as a team.

  • Other duties as given by management team.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma

  • Electrical training and experience in an industrial environment or minimum 1 year experience as maintenance mechanic

  • Flexible work schedule for 24/7 operations

  • Valid Driver’s License

Other Requirements:

Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport I.D. Badge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong electrical trouble shooting, conveyor and controls systems

  • Siemens, Allen Bradley PLC Systems

  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems and electro mechanical devices up to 480 volts such as motors, DC clutches, switches, panels, controls, etc. DC Drives knowledge a plus

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies)

  • Flexibility with time, able to shift priorities quickly based on staff and system needs

  • Team player with strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Customer and service oriented

  • Proactive and strong work ethic and initiative; who would like to grow and develop within the organization.

  • Working knowledge of computers and equipment

  • Ability to solve problems under pressure

  • Pro-active attitude towards process improvement

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Full time position-40 hours per week; 2 rotating shifts (3:00am-1:30pm day/1:15pm-11:45am night); overtime, weekend and holiday work is common. Fill in for vacations .


This position requires local travel only.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment/physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job:

Technicians work in the secured baggage handling areas, in repair stations, or on airfields. They often must meet strict deadlines to maintain flight schedules.

Workers frequently bend, stoop, and reach from ladders and scaffolds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee frequently lifts and/or move items over 50 pounds with the help of team mates. They will be lifting parts and tools for extended periods of time and handling equipment such as conveyor systems.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working with and exposed to the baggage handling system, mechanical parts and vibration. The environment can also be loud because of aircraft engines and equipment.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Required Skills


Bend, stoop, and crawl to work in tight, restricted areas. Push, pull, lift, parts and components weighing up to 45 pounds in the process of assembling, disassembling, repairing, or installation of these parts and components from a sitting, standing, bending, squatting, knelling or reaching overhead positions.

Lift and carry tools and equipment weighing up to 45 pounds.

Must be able to climb 10 – 25 ft. in height on ladders and perform duties while working on ladders.

Must have good coordination and good balance for working on top of the boarding bridges up to 25-30 ft. above ground.

Must be able to stand 60 – 75% during an 8-hour shift.

Must be able to operate the controls for a forklift or man lift (authorized employees only) in congested area.

Drive vehicles weighing up to 3 tons on selected assignments in congested areas requiring good depth perception and ability to distinguish colors.

Must have good eyesight or prescription glasses to read small print on parts and schematics.

Work with color-coded wiring and other components which requires the ability to differentiate colors to include but not limited to red, green, yellow, blue, black, brown, white, and orange.

Operate a variety of tools, including power tools, in the process of assembling, disassembling, repairing, and installing parts and components while reaching, twisting, turning, and gripping.

Must be able to read and understand electrical schematic.

Work in a high noise-level environment and tolerates dust and jet fumes. (Dust masks and earplugs are provided).

Read and interpret printed or computerized maintenance manuals. Write and type legibly to complete forms/paperwork as required.

Must be able to communicate – verbal and written – in English and be understood by others.

Be familiar with computers and Microsoft based operating systems.

Must be able to regulate own work with little supervision and accomplish tasks on own.

Employee’s personal hand tools are required

Must own and operate electrical multi-meter.

Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays i.e. Friday Saturday, Sunday and days off.

Required Experience

Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma or GED preferred. Valid state driver’s license. Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends (i.e. Friday, Saturday and Sunday), holidays, and days off. Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language.

All Mechanics must have at least five (5) years’ experience repairing, troubleshooting, and maintaining passenger loading bridges. All Mechanics shall also be qualified/certified as Operators to operate passenger loading bridges as part of their job function. In addition, Mechanics may be used a directed by the Manager to perform Operator duties. While working as Operators, Mechanics shall be subject to the same requirements as Operators as specified herein.

Tracking Code: 2103-629

Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular