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Airport Operations Maintenance Technician

Airport Operations Maintenance Technician

    25-Jun-2014 to 11-Jul-2014 (MST)
    Prescott, AZ, USA
    15.79 to 22.66 DOED/Q
    Full Time

off; Ten paid holidays; Employee Health and Life Insurance; Short Term 
Disability; Long Term Disability and Retirement benefits; Deferred Compensation 
Plans; Social Security contributions; other optional benefits. PROBATION: An 
established probationary period must be satisfactorily served by each employee.

Qualifications: Education and/or experience equivalent to three (3) years full 
time airfield construction, maintenance, operations or closely related work 
preferred and may be required to obtain work-specific certifications. Must 
possess, or have the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire, a valid Class B 
Arizona Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and pass background check. AAAE ACE 
Airfield Lighting designation desirable.

Special Qualifications: Candidate of choice must pass TSA-mandated 10-year 
security background investigation, pre-employment drug test, fingerprint 
background check, and driver record check. Shift work required including but 
not limited to mornings, nights, weekends, holidays and/or standby duty to 
respond to variety of airfield problems and situations. 

Tasks: Under general supervision performs construction, maintenance, 
renovation, and repairs requiring skilled or journey level carpentry, concrete, 
masonry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical and painting; installs and maintains 
airfield electrical systems; installs ADA ramps, vertical and rolled curbs; 
water lines, and drip irrigation; builds and repairs fences and retaining 
walls; builds concrete forms, repairs roofs; may collaborate with contractor on 
major projects. Performs daily airport safety and security inspections of 
airport facilities including runways, taxiways, airfield lighting and NAVAIDS, 
airport terminal and airport facilities, responds to incidents and accidents 
occurring on or near the airport; performs grounds maintenance including but 
not limited to mowing, raking, trimming, planting, fertilization, hauling 
debris to dump, sweeping the runway/taxiway system, snow removal and janitorial 
functions, maintains all areas to present a clean safe environment; uses and 
maintains small hand and power tools such as rakes, shovels, trimmers, edgers, 
mowers, and compressors; performs minor or assists with major repairs, 
installations, inspections or adjustments of equipment; maintain service 
records and parts inventory.  Assists in the inspection, diagnoses, and 
maintenance of facilities, small engine equipment and light vehicles; maintains 
equipment in good working order; brazes and welds metals; orders and stocks 
parts; maintains service records, parts inventory, and specifications for 
machinery and equipment; opens buildings and disarms security systems. Must 
follow OSHA and City safety standards including the use and wear of 
respirators, hard hats, protective clothing/eye wear/footwear, and other 
related materials or equipment, runway/taxiway system, airfield lighting 
system, airport terminal and administration buildings, aircraft hangars, 
various leased facilities, fuel farm facility, airport operations/maintenance 
vehicles and support equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:  

Knowledge of Federal, State, and City rules, regulations, policies, procedures, 
codes, and ordinances related to operations, security and maintenance of 
certificated airports

Knowledge of a variety of building and facility maintenance procedures and 
techniques; common hand and power tools; occupational hazards and safety 
precautions associated with facility maintenance and airport operations; State, 
Federal, and local rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Knowledge of a variety of skilled trades related to building construction, 
maintenance, repair and renovation.

Knowledge of machinery, equipment and common hand and power tools necessary for 
maintaining public areas.

Knowledge of diagnostics, repair and basic preventive maintenance on assigned 

Skill in:   

Skill in following oral and written instructions. 

Skill in operating and working around moving equipment and following safety 
practices and recognizing hazards.

Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and 

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with 
State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials, and City 

Physical and Visual Ability: sufficient to effectively and safely perform 
required duties and to safely operate required equipment and City vehicle as 
needed. Must be able to lift 75 pounds occasionally with assistance, 50 pounds 
regularly without assistance, and push, pull, twist reach and bend.

Hearing and Speaking Ability: sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively 
communicate in person and over the telephone and aviation radios. Applicant 
must be free from mental disorders which would interfere with performance of 
duties as described.


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