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Ground Support Equipment Technician

Primary Location 104-01 FOSTER AVENUE, BROOKLYN, New York - United States of America , 11236 Job ID R24013351

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Job Description:

UPS is seeking a qualified Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to perform preventative maintenance and repairs on UPS Ground Support Equipment, including gas and diesel-powered engines, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electrical systems.


  • Perform daily maintenance and preventative maintenance on all Ground Support Equipment to ensure optimal performance and safety.

  • Diagnose problems using test equipment and applicable manuals. Remove, test, repair, or replace components and accessories such as carburetors, governors, air and oil cleaners, ignition components, and sensors.

  • Operate and test ground equipment for performance assessment and quality assurance.

  • Document all repairs, parts, and labor on the computer for accurate record-keeping.

  • Meet D.O.T requirements and adhere to safety protocols and procedures.

  • Work a full-time schedule of 8-10 hours per day, 4-5 days per 7-day week, including 2nd or 3rd shifts and occasional overtime as needed.

  • Lift, lower, push, pull, leverage, and manipulate equipment and/or packages weighing up to 70 pounds. Assist in moving packages or equipment up to 150 pounds.

  • Operate standard/manual transmission vehicles and utilize power and pneumatic tools.

  • Wear personal protective equipment as required and work in various environmental conditions, including variable temperatures and humidity, exposure to cleaning materials, petroleum products, dust, dirt, noise, and outside inclement weather.

  • Collaborate effectively in a diverse work environment and communicate clearly to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions.


  • Previous experience in performing maintenance and repairs on Ground Support Equipment, including gas and diesel-powered engines, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electrical systems.

  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues effectively using test equipment and manuals.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and attention to detail.

  • Willingness to work flexible shifts, including nights, weekends, and overtime as needed.

  • Possess all necessary personal tools required for the job.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The starting pay for this position is $30.71per hour. For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges and benefit offerings are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Hired applicants are eligible for weekly pay, extensive training, 401(K), defined-benefit pension plan, medical-dental and vision after waiting and or probation period, $0 healthcare premium, paid vacation, paid sick and family and medical leave time as required by law, paid holidays, discounted employee stock purchase program.

Employee Type:


UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Other Criteria:

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/nationalorigin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.