GSE Technician

GSE Technician
Sioux Lookout (YXL)
Full Time
40 hours per week
Ground Operations
Deadline To Apply
October 31, 2019

Job Summary

The GSE ensure general ground service equipment and facilities maintenance is handled according to company policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General and preventative maintenance; including repairs and servicing
    1. Prepare, paint or clean interior and exterior surfaces of ground equipment
    2. Perform minor manufacturing work, e.g., building baggage carts, aircraft tow bars, etc
    3. Troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain various electrical components and equipment in accordance with pertinent codes, the preventative maintenance program and departmental procedures
    4. Troubleshoot, install, and repair hydraulic hoses, piping, and related equipment
    5. Involved in all aspects of vehicle maintenance requirements for all company vehicles at associated base
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Perform general and preventive maintenance on ground equipment and vehicles
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Update and maintain information in Wasaya records systems and department databases
  • Maintain adequate supplies and equipment for the maintenance department
  • Liaise with Staff and Base Managers for reporting or receiving reports of equipment defects
  • Complete all necessary reports and records related to the department as required
  • Maintain inventory of new equipment, manuals and warranties
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers
  • Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent is an asset
  • 2-4 years previous facilities maintenance experience or completion of a journeyman ticket in a related trade
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email


  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates
Conditions of Employment:
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs; Repetitively
  • Overtime is required
  • 24/7 availability may be required
  • Travel to the site, and off-site locations will be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed boots, safety glasses, etc
  • Hazards associated with trade
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 475‐7093