Heavy Duty Diesel and Automotive Mechanic
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Job Description:

Are you an experienced mechanic who enjoys working on a variety of auto and diesel engines?The Ground Service Mechanic is responsible for general troubleshooting and repair work on gas/diesel engines and associated systems, electrical systems, transmissions, gears, brakes, and all other systems associated with airport service equipment.Ideal candidates will have at least two years of experience with troubleshooting and repair on gas/diesel engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, transmission/rear end, basic chassis/brakes, as well as fabrication skills (MIG and Arc welding/cutting). ASE Certification preferred.ATS provides paid on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and safety ince

About Alliance Ground International (AGI):Alliance Ground International (AGI) is one of the largest independently owned ground handling company providing services to 100+ airlines in 61 airports across the U.S. and Canada. We are the home to over 12,000 team members supporting over 1.5B Kilos and over 400K departures. Our Ground division has a strong reputation in aviation ground services. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality service and continuing our track record of outstanding safety. As we continue to grow, we are looking for only the best in the industry.

Position Overview: Are you a skilled GSE/Diesel Mechanic ready to take on a dynamic role with Alliance Ground International? As a GSE Mechanic at AGI, you'll play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing our ground service handling equipment, ensuring the reliability and safety of our operations.

Responsibilities: As a GSE Mechanic, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance Excellence: Perform repairs and maintenance on all ground service handling equipment, including preventative maintenance to keep machinery in top condition.
  • Installation and Modification: Set up, install, modify, and renovate equipment as directed, contributing to the continuous improvement of our GSE fleet.
  • Inventory Management: Maintain comprehensive inventory records of machinery, equipment repairs, and service cycle activities.
  • Equipment Operation: Operate and drive various types of equipment, both motorized and non-motorized.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Execute and demonstrate competence in preventative maintenance according to established schedules.
  • Emergency Response: Respond to on-call maintenance requests, including after-hours service calls, as directed by the GSE Manager.
  • Diagnostic Expertise: Provide troubleshooting and diagnostic assessments of ground support equipment as required.
  • Overhaul and Repair: Modify and overhaul power plant, drive-train, brake, electric, and hydraulic systems to ensure equipment reliability.
  • Safety Compliance: Follow all safety guidelines, including responding to accidents involving ground support equipment and adhering to security requirements.
  • Parts Management: Pick up required parts and materials for maintenance and repair of ground support equipment.
  • Tool Proficiency: Own and demonstrate proper use of tools and diagnostic equipment needed for equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Documentation: Complete all maintenance and repair documentation in compliance with relevant regulations and AGI guidelines.
  • Clean and Serviceable: Keep the GSE shop and its equipment clean and serviceable, reporting any deficiencies to management.
  • Fueling Responsibility: Fuel equipment as necessary, ensuring adherence to safety and environmental requirements.
  • Professional Communication: Liaise with Ramp management, customers, and staff in a professional manner when required.
  • Adaptable: Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 2 year of hands-on experience as a GSE/Diesel Mechanic (preferably in the aviation industry).
  • Technical certifications or licenses are preferred.
  • Commitment to safety and compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Valid motor vehicle driver's license for both air side/non-air side operations. (Will help obtain air side)
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean and organized work environment.
  • Adherence to AGI's core values of safety, excellence, and customer satisfaction.

Join Alliance Ground International, where your expertise as a GSE Mechanic will directly impact our commitment to safe and efficient aviation operations. Be part of a team that values your skills and dedication to excellence. Apply today to embark on an exciting journey with AGI!

At AGI, we're redefining aviation ground handling, and you can be part of the transformation!

ntive bonuses.ATS is an aviation services company operating in more than 50 cities across North America. We employ over 3,000 people servicing nearly 200 airline customers every day! Our aviation roots span 45 years and our strong reputation in ground services and hospitality are the foundation of our success. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality service and continuing our track record of outstanding safety. As we continue to grow, we are looking for only the best in the industry. The sky is the limit!As an ATS Mechanic you will:Provide prompt response to equipment service requests to troubleshoot and repair: vehicles & belt loaders (unleaded, diesel, and propane engines), lavatory service trucks, air conditioner carts, ground power units, and morePerform and track preventative maintenance for each piece of equipmentWork with station management to help control budget and order parts and suppliesTo be an ATS Mechanic you must:Be at least 18 years of age and possess a High school diploma, GED, or work experience equivalentPossess a valid driver's license with a clean driving recordBe able to pass a drug screen and obtain airport security clearance, which includes anextensive 10-year employment, criminal record, and residence background checkAs an ATS Mechanic you must be able to:Lift up to 70 pounds (32 kg) in confined spaces on a regular basisClimb, bend, kneel, crawl and stoop on a frequent basis and for extended periodsWork outside in all types of weather, around jet and machinery noisesAirlines are 24/7, so we need our team members to be flexible to work various shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. The successful ATS team member brings their "A" game every day with energy and enthusiasm, respect for their team, and the highest regard for safety!ATS employees should apply through ADPM/F Disabled and Vet Equal Opportunity Employer


Alliance Ground International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. AGI is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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