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Ground Crew

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Location: Wf Lake, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

About the Position

Works under the general direction of the Manager of Grounds Crew Operations and performs duties necessary to maintain the safe and efficient operation of the airship. Assists Airship mechanics, GSE mechanics, and technicians in performing daily tasks. Participates as a member of the ground crew in launching and retrieving the airship as required in a safe and acceptable manner. Drives ground service equipment (GSE) including: bus, semi-truck, mast truck, van, and pickup truck/trailer combination. Tends to airship pressure watch (helium/air) in rotation with coworkers, including for overnight shifts. Represents the company and Airship Operations in a professional and appropriate manner. Of particular importance are the public affairs of the assignment, which include personal appearance and positive attitude towards the general public in answering questions representing the company in a positive and favorable manner.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with a team to launch and retrieve airship. Tend the airship for pressure watches (helium and air) as schedule. Perform airship pressure watches as needed. Maintain a safe moored condition for the airship including security, proper trim, pressure, and ballasting and cleanliness of both airship and GSE. Participates as a member of the ground crew in launching and retrieving the airship as required in a safe and acceptable manner. Tends to airship pressure watch (helium/air) in rotation with coworkers, including overnight shifts.  
  • Assist in the safe handling of the airship and its passengers and drive all necessary equipment as needed including bus, semi-truck, mast truck, van, and pickup truck/trailer combinations.  Assists Airship mechanics, GSE mechanics, Technicians in performing daily tasks.
  • Perform janitorial duties as directed by the Manager of Ground Crew Operations/ Senior Ground Handler.
  • Provide a positive public image for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the Airship Operations team to the general public, media outlets, and customers.  Represent the company and Airship Operations in a professional and appropriate manner.

     

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Commercial Driver’s License & prior aviation experience preferred.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Ability to lift 75+ lbs regularly.
  • Ability to obtain a CDL within 180 days.
  • Ability to obtain and pass DOT physical within 90 days.
  • Valid Driver’s license.

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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