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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Company: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services
Location: Ronkonkoma
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Performs general and preventative maintenance to Facility Operating Systems, repairs facility structures, and aircraft ground support equipment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise and assist all outside facility contractors and vendors
  • Maintain, monitor, troubleshoot and repair building structures
  • Maintain and repair aircraft ground support equipment (GSE) such as power carts, tugs, scissors lifts, etc.
  • Installs, services, and repairs electric motors, heaters, coolers, refrigerators, and other related equipment using various hand power tools of the maintenance trades
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs air compressors and air conditioning equipment using various machine tools
  • Moves and replaces machinery and auxiliary apparatus using hand and electric trucks, fork lifts, and dollies.
  • Fabricates, assembles, and test parts as needed, such as various pumps, valves, heaters, compressors, and other mechanical system parts using metal fabricating tools, common hand tools, power tools, and welding torches
  • Replaces fuses, light bulbs, circuit breakers, electric switches, and other electrical equipment following electrical specifications
  • Repairs broken building fixtures using carpenter's hand tools and power equipment
  • Performs building and/or masonry repair such as preparing cement, installing reinforcing steel rods, patching and finishing cement work, replacing damaged masonry
  • May perform grounds maintenance such as mowing the grass, trimming hedges, and removing snow
  • May assist in training lower-level Maintenance Mechanics and others
  • Drive company vehicles for general hauling of supplies, equipment and material
  • May requisition equipment, materials, and supplies
  • Performs related work as assigned

General Responsibilities

  • Interact with others in a professional and respectful manner
  • Follow up with other company departments and employees
  • Recommend process and communication improvements
  • Regular and prompt attendance
  • Work with accuracy, clarity, and an eye for detail
  • Able to accomplish tasks with little or no supervision and work independently unless tasks require additional manpower

Additional Responsibilities

  • Always adheres to proper safety rules and regulations, using MSDS's as necessary
  • Works with Aircraft Maintenance Department when manufacturing of special tooling or ground support equipment is needed
  • On-call and overtime duties as required
  • Miscellaneous other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma/equivalent
  • Prior mechanical experience / background
  • Advanced reading, writing, and arithmetic skills
  • Valid driver license
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Verbal/written communication skills
  • Must pass all background and security checks and prove eligibility for employment in the United State
  • Excellent listening and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing situations
  • Knowledge of the servicing and maintenance of simple power, heating, and cooling units
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building maintenance trades
  • Ability to do routine mechanical or electrical maintenance and care for tools and equipment
  • Ability to work from sketches, drawings, and blueprint

Physical Demands

  • Walk, lift up to 75lbs., crawl, bend, climb, and stretch
  • Work in tiresome and or tight positions for long periods of time
  • Climb ladders

Working Conditions

  • Work in extreme temperatures and inclement weather
  • Work at levels up to 50 feet in height
  • Able to use equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, boom etc.
  • May need to work long hours, return to work on an emergency basis, work overtime and work weekends
  • Occasional exposure to noise, smells, dust, and fumes normally associated in an aviation environment

We are proud to be an EEO/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled employer

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance testing

Keywords: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, Westport , Facilities Maintenance Technician, Other , Ronkonkoma, Connecticut

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