The Airport Mechanic is responsible to maintain all aspects of the airport grounds, equipment and facilities. Through on the job training, each Airport Mechanic will be responsible to operate equipment including but not limited to; landscaping tractors, front loaders, backhoes, forklifts, bucket trucks, street sweepers and snow removal equipment. The Airport Mechanic maintains buildings and offices, vehicles, and equipment. Although the ideal applicant will have previous experience in any trade, previous experience in plumbing, carpentry or HVAC would be preferred.
High school diploma or its equivalent.
At least two years’ work experience in electrical and mechanical maintenance.
Ability to perform the duties of this classification
Possession of and ability to sustain a valid CDL driver’s license in the person’s state of residence
Ability lift fifty (50) pounds, able to climb a ladder, and able to read, write, speak and understand the English language effectively
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following:
Under general supervision, maintains and repairs all mechanical and electrical equipment on the airport that fall under the responsibility of the Company under contract with the airport operator.
Performs general maintenance of the airport facilities including the servicing, maintaining, repairing and altering of buildings and grounds (including fixtures and equipment), including such work as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, landscaping, painting, vegetation control and removal and primary snow removal; the servicing, maintaining and repairing of tools and equipment including hand tools, power tools, machine tools, vehicles and mobile equipment (including driving) provided by the Company, including such work as fabricating, repairing, assembling, disassembling, testing, inspecting, fueling, oiling and cleaning.
Removes assemblies, disassembles, cleans, repairs or replaces defective parts and reassembles. Locates shorts, grounds or open circuits and corrects trouble on all airport electrical systems.
Supports all associated requirements under quality management system including tasks, documentation and written and practical tests
Responsible for maintaining customer contact through positive lines of communication. Professionally representing the Company through frequent and meaningful contacts with customers.
Responsible for operation of snow removal and landscaping equipment during any and all times specified by management
Operate equipment as assigned, with valid a CDL
Performs other duties as assigned
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle to feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.