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Ground Support Equipment Technician

Primary Location 911 GRADE LANE, LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - United States of America , 40213 Job ID R24019360

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Job Description:

Ground Support Equipment Technician will properly diagnose and perform necessary repairs to gas and diesel-powered engines, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electrical systems.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform daily maintenance and preventive maintenance on all Ground Support Equipment

  • 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.

  • Document repairs, parts and labor on the computer.

  • 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

  • Simple hand grasping, power hand grasping, fine hand manipulation, reaching from foot level to above shoulder level as necessary to complete assigned tasks

  • Operate standard/manual transmission

  • Operate power, pneumatic tools


  • Must have an active driver’s license issued by the state

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must be willing to work 2nd or 3rd shifts, including Monday through Friday, Sunday through Thursday as well as Tuesday through Saturday schedules, depending on the location’s need.  

  • Must possess the required hand tools required to perform the applicable job assignment.  

Knowledge and Skills

  • Current documented automotive mechanical experience

  • Experience using diagnostic equipment, scan tools and personal computer

  • Possesses full complement of personal hand tools

  • Class A/Bor A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Preferred

  • Dependable with ability to report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete scheduled workday on a consistent basis

  • Available to work varying shifts, additional hours and/or overtime depending on service needs

  • Wears personal protective equipment as required

  • Works in an environment with variable temperatures and humidity (climatic conditions), exposure to cleaning materials, petroleum products, dust, dirt, and noise, outside inclement weather, etc.

  • Works cooperatively in a diverse work environment

  • Communicates effectively through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The starting pay for this position is $37.90 per 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.