Overview

Aircraft Handler/Fueler Job at Hawthorne Global Aviati – in Tuscaloosa, AL

Summary

Are you interested in Corporate Aviation? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a great team? We are looking for Line Service Technicians to start their aviation careers with us!

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is a world class aviation services company and leader in general aviation services and aircraft management. Providing first class Fixed Based Operator (FBO) services, tailored charter solutions, turnkey aircraft management, and FAA approved aircraft maintenance.

As a Line Service Technician, you will provide ground support to arriving and departing aircraft and efficient, professional, and courteous service for crew members and their passengers. Additionally, you will perform daily line service operations by safely and accurately conducting general flight line operations.

Responsibilities

Provide a wide range of aircraft and customer support services

Greet, park, tow, move and marshal aircraft arriving or departing ramp area

Fueling/defueling/de-ice aircraft as requested

Provide shuttle service for passengers/crew as required

Ground power servicing

Assist passengers and/or crew with baggage/cargo as needed

Assist with general cleaning and clearing of debris from ramp building and customer areas

Routine daily quality control inspections and procedures of refueler vehicles and fuel farm

Provide oil service for aircraft as requested

Assist with wing-walking duties as required

Reloading of fuel vehicles

Receiving of fuel farm inventory

Routine equipment maintenance and upkeep

Required periodic quality control inspections

All associated record keeping

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

Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

We offer an extensive training program to ensure our employees have the ability to maintain our safety standards and excel in their career.

Must pass all conducted drug/alcohol screens, background and security checks and prove eligibility for employment in the United States

High School Diploma; some college preferred

Experience with aviation ground handling preferred

Valid state drivers license

Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills

Ability to act under pressure and be adaptable to change on a constant basis

Professional verbal/written communication skills

Excellent listening and problem solving skills

Ability to work as part of a team and independently

Physical Demands

Requires operation of vehicles in excess of 50,000 pounds

May require lifting/carrying/moving/pushing/pulling up to 200 pounds

Ability to communicate with crew/tower using base radio and with customer service rep and line service manager via two way radio

Benefits

What’s in it for you?

Competitive Salary

Team Sales Incentives

Opportunity for Career Progression and Development

Group Health/Dental/Vision/Life and Short-term Disability Insurance

Flexible Spending Plan/Health Savings Account

401(k) with Company match

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Working Conditions

Entails carrying out demanding tasks within a fast paced, physically challenging aviation environment. Position consists of working both indoors and outdoors, with exposure to nature’s elements and daily exposure to aircraft engine noise, exhaust fumes and fuel vapors, and fuel to skin contact.

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

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

About the Company

Company: Hawthorne Global Aviati –

Company Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL

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