It should be our ultimate goal each and every day to not only get the job done, but to do our best to ensure that our guys go home safely to their families at the end of the day.
The best part is, many of these courses are low cost or free of charge at the manufacturer's offices. Here are but a few of the companies offering courses to further your 'A' game.
The often overlooked towbar needs scheduled maintenance just like any other piece of ground support equipment.
Wiring ... filters ... connections .. fins ... sensors ... belts. There's no shortage of what to check on your GPU's next PMI.
Ground support equipment naturally runs hot during normal, daily operations, and summer scorchers mean our vital equipment runs that much hotter during summer scorchers.
Without a well-trained GSE technician your equipment may not start, but your problems sure do.
Scheduled service should be more than just a quick oil and filter change. A loader has many moving parts that must be maintained to work correctly.
The environment in which we work can be very dangerous at times. The correct attitude, safe work practices, and attentiveness make all the difference between a good day and a very bad one.