Aviation ground support equipment (GSE) mechanics work in airport hangars or in companies specializing in the maintenance and repair of aircrafts. They are responsible for performing maintenance duties to keep aircrafts in excellent working condition. GSE mechanics must be trained in handling mechanical parts of the aircraft and must be highly knowledgeable of the structure of different kinds of aircraft. They should be capable of doing tasks such as painting and fixing or installing heating and electrical devices in aircrafts. GSE mechanics should possess knowledge in propane fuel systems, complex hydraulic and electrical systems, as well as diesel and gasoline engines.
Sample Aviation GSE Mechanic CV Template
Alwyne Place, Islington
London, N1 4NL
Detail-oriented and skilled professional seeking a position as a ground service equipment mechanic for an airport where I can practice my abilities and have opportunities for career growth.
Summary of Qualification
- Four years of work experience as a ground service equipment mechanic.
- Sound understanding of schematic diagrams for trouble-shooting purposes.
- Team player and can work with minimum supervision.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Capable of working in a demanding and stressful environment.
- Excellent social and interpersonal skills.
Career Experience/Job History
2006 – Present: Ground Service Equipment Mechanic, London Airport
- Perform metal fabrication and welding jobs for aircrafts.
- Inspect aircrafts and do needed repairs such as paint jobs, trouble-shooting engines, and fixing electrical systems.
With a high school diploma and vocational training as an automotive service technician.
Professional reference will be furnished upon request.