Akima
Vehicle Appearance Technician
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Location
Anchorage / Alaska
Employment type
Full-Time
Pay
Competitive/year
Job description


Pegasus Aviation Services, an Akima Company, is headquartered at Anchorage Int’l Airport in Alaska, the preeminent International Cargo crossroad for Transpacific Freighter activity. Pegasus serves the global aviation industry Domestic and International Passenger and Freighter Airlines and has an established reputation for quality aviation services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


Job Summary:


Vehicle Appearance Technicians are responsible for detailing and cleaning all ground support equipment cabs, engines, compartments and providing support on all ground support equipment and will maintain the appearance of all ground support equipment. (Motorized and non-motorized, gasoline and diesel fueled)

 

The VAT position is a support services position whose work routine is established and follows a set of procedures.  It generally functions under close supervisory direction or guidance of the Lead GSE and GSE Manager.

  Responsibilities:
  • Maintain appearance of all ground service equipment
  • Operate ground service equipment (GSE)
  • Cleans engines (gasoline and diesel)
  • Responsible for maintaining safety and security of the ramp at all times
  • Observe safe ground handling procedures and maintenance of ground handling equipment, including the performance of equipment checks
  • Fueling
  • Sand and Paint ground service equipment
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by Supervisor and Manager 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or show proof of right to work in the U.S.
  • High School graduate or GED
  • Must be willing to work in inclement weather
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds comfortably
  • Able to fluently read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to work under stressful situations and tight time constraints
  • Must be a self starter and willing to take the initiative
  • Able and willing to work without direct supervision
  • Required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules
  • Successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI fingerprints, criminal history and pre-employment drug test
  • May be required to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Accept all other assigned duties as a team
Language Skills:
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals. 
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Speak effectively one-to-one and before groups of customers or employees of the organization
Math Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Abilities:
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram form.
  • Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands: moderate.

  • The Vehicle Appearance Technician on occasion may lift or move with help up to 200 pounds, and/or more frequently lift or move 70 to 100 pounds, and constantly lift or move up to 50 pounds and is regularly required to use hands, talk, hear, bend, stoop, kneel, and is frequently required to stand, walk. May be required to climb, sit, and balance. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
  • The Vehicle Appearance Technician is usually working outside and is exposed to all types of weather conditions with a seasonal range of temperatures which include rain, snow, wind and extreme temperatures.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can vary dramatically depending on location and time of day. Occasionally high noise levels where hearing protection is required and provided.   


Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Nonexempt or hourly  

The above is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change.  The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description.  This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.   All employees are expected to work varying hours of compensated overtime to accomplish various duties.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these conditions.

   

 


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Requisition ID
PEG00475