Vanderlande North America

  • Electrician

    Job ID
    Airport Team
  • Overview

    The Maintenance Technicians are the main responder to emergency situations. They carry out preventive and corrective maintenance at the mechanical and electrical level of the material handling system. This will be done during the dwell periods in between the flights and in the other non-operational hours.


            Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains machinery and electrical equipment such as motors, electrical circuits, SICK ATR systems, baggage handling equipment and conveyor systems in accordance with diagrams, electrical drawings, operational manuals and manufacturer’s specifications using hand tools and precision measuring and testing instruments.

            Maintain superior customer service relations at ALL times

            Exercise safe working practice at all times, complying with Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures.

            Wear PPE at ALL times.

            Prepare and execute service calls, Emergency Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance

            Perform Preventive Maintenance & follow-up on Corrective Maintenance work orders

            Report service calls internally and to customer

            Advise and execute optimization of (sub) systems, consulting the supervisor, control and propose improvements for the quality of the service process

            Analyze system performance (and the operator influence)

            Occasionally monitor system from Control Room

            Develop service supporting tools and means

            Un-jam conveyors

            Complete Maximo Service Reports, Parts Usage and Warranty Records

            Research and Request spare parts as required

            Perform Inventory Counts

            Perform housekeeping duties daily during down-time; including but not limited to cleaning of shop, parts room and other duties as directed by management.


    Required Education and Experience:

    • High School Diploma
    • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in mechanical or electrical maintenance
    • Requires understanding of electrical and mechanical drawings/prints
    • Flexibility with shift schedules to meet demand and coverage
    • Valid Drivers License


    Other Requirements:

    Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport I.D. Badge


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum 2 years of material handling experience
    • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems and electro mechanical devices up to 480 volts such as motors, DC clutches, switches, panels, controls, etc.  DC Drives knowledge a plus
    • Strong PLC and controls troubleshooting experience is required. Siemens S-7 knowledge is a plus



    Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies)

    • Flexibility with time, able to shift priorities quickly based on staff and system needs
    • Team player
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Customer and service oriented
    • Proactive and strong work ethic and initiative; who would like to grow and develop within the organization.
    • Working knowledge of computers and equipment
    • Ability to solve problems under pressure
    • Pro-active attitude towards process improvement


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    Full time position-35.5 hours per week; 24/7 operation; 2 rotating shifts (3:30am-2:00pm day/1:45pm-12:15am night); overtime, weekend and holiday work is common.



    May require travel to other local site


    Supervisory Responsibility:

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment and Physical Demands:

    The work environment/physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job:


    Technicians work in secured baggage handling areas, in repair stations, or on airfields. They often must meet strict deadlines to maintain flight schedules.


    Workers frequently bend, stoop, and reach from ladders and scaffolds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. They will be lifting parts and tools for extended periods of time and handling equipment such as conveyor systems. Technicians identify and fix mechanical problems with machinery, and they commonly work with greasy parts and tools, sometimes in uncomfortable positions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working with and exposed to the baggage handling system, mechanical parts and vibration. The environment can also be loud because of aircraft engines and equipment.


    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





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