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Ground Support Equipment Mechanic

We can’t wait to share our passion for aviation with you! Join a team that works hard, cares for each other and offers plenty of opportunities to grow.


At Piedmont Airlines, our strength is the way we deliver industry-leading service to our customers and airline partners. To continue our standard of excellence, Piedmont is seeking a motivated, reliable professional to join our team as a Ground Support Equipment Mechanic in our Ground Handling Department.  The primary responsibility of the position is to perform routine maintenance as well as minor/major repairs of ground equipment and automobiles.  This position will report to the Regional Manager, Ground Support Equipment. 


Essential Duties:

  • Repair and overhaul of ground support equipment
  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment in a safe condition
  • Perform preventative and routine servicing
  • Maintain tools and support equipment in safe and operational working conditions
  • Keep work areas clean and free of hazards


Job Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Previous experience or training as an automotive mechanic
  • Possess effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Basic computer skills 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or training program
  • Experienced with automotive, truck or heavy machinery including gas, diesel, and electric equipment


Work Environment:

  • Use of telephones, computers, and other office equipment
  • Airport ramp environment, subject to varied weather conditions and elevated noise levels
  • All shifts including weekends, nights, holidays and/or irregular shifts


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, walking, standing, reaching, lifting, climbing up and down stairs
  • Handle objects up to 70 pounds regularly, up to 100+ pounds occasionally, with assistance from co-workers or tools


The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed.


Employment is contingent upon a valid driver’s license and clear driving record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and drug screen as required. We also require proof of high school or GED completion. Minimum 18 years of age.


Benefit package includes paid training, holiday pay, 401(k), vacation, and family travel on the American Airlines network.  Medical and dental available.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. ​


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer performance-based bonuses and relocation packages, subject to company policy and performance metrics.