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Vail Valley Jet Center GSE Mechanic in Gypsum, Colorado


To upkeep and maintain all Ground Service Equipment (GSE) for airport operations and sustain a high level of safety awareness at all times.


  • Maintain a constant presence in the shop via radio or phone

  • Maintain and upkeep all ground service equipment

  • Maintain and upkeep company vehicles

  • Monitor the Safety and Security of everyone and everything at all times

  • Must attend fire safety (VVJC will provide this training)

  • Order and maintain all shop inventories

  • Perform monthly inspections on all Vail Valley Jet Center equipment

  • Report all broken, unsafe or damaged items or areas found. Take immediate action to remedy the situation to the best of your ability and notify appropriate parties.

  • Update and input inspection records

  • Adhere to monthly checklists, comply with assigned work

  • Empty trash containers when needed

  • Keep fuel trucks and equipment clean

  • Upkeep and clean shop and shop floors

  • Assist with Facilities Maintenance when needed

  • Assist with Fuel Farm when needed

  • Maintain regular and punctual onsite attendance.

  • Work together with other employees as a team.

  • To honor and uphold the company’s values of integrity, safety, service, growth, and giving.

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must have knowledge of the forklift, tractors and maintenance truck operations

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security ID badge

  • Professionalism must always be maintained


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, so use of proper personal protection equipment is required. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock; and extreme weather conditions depending the project. A self-directed and independent work atmosphere is most common


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand walk, run; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; ordinary talk and hear. Must regularly lift and \ or move up to 50 pounds above the head. Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; kneel; squat; or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and night vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


None, work together as a team


High School Diploma / G.E.D. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required Training programs available

Valley Jet Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.