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Airport Facility Maintenance Technician II (PPT)

at City of Delaware

Pay: up to $14.66/hour
$14.66 - $
Posted: 8/23/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2502118

Job Description

Airport Facility Maintenance Technician II (PPT)

$14.66 Hourly
Delaware, OH
Job Type
Permanent Part-time
Public Works
Job Number
9/13/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

Nature of Work, Essential Functions & KSA's

Looking for permanent part-time work (not seasonal) and love working around airplanes?  We have the perfect opportunity for you, the committed individual with a variety of skills!  Join our team to cover airport responsibilities weekends and weekdays working about 15-20 hours/week depending on the season.


Under the immediate supervision of the Airport Operations Supervisor and under the general supervision of the Public Works Superintendent, is responsible for various activities related to the maintenance, inspection and operation of the Delaware Municipal Airport. Primary duties are to assist in the day-to-day operations and duties associated with the safety, maintenance and security of the airport. Heavy emphasis is placed on the ability to respond to and take appropriate action to issues as they arise and to maintain the positive image of the airport. May be assigned to other maintenance duties in the City's Public Works Department. This position is subject to emergency call-outs and must be able to work overtime, including nights, weekends and stand-by, as required.  
  1. Completes and maintains required airport records; to include maintenance and repair logs, vehicle inspection forms, daily work logs, activity reports and FAA inspection records.
  2. Inspects and performs routine maintenance and clean-up of airport runways, taxi ways, parking aprons, hangars, airport lands, perimeter fences and gates and related equipment for compliance with Federal, State and local airport rules and regulations.
  3. Ties down aircraft; assists with checking aircraft and provides aircraft towing and emergency removal or coordinates such activities.
  4. Collects money from sales and issues receipts.
  5. Assists the general public in a courteous and professional manner by promptly responding to routine questions or complaints and requests for service and providing passenger assistance along with other public service activities. 
  6. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition; which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas.
  • Skilled in the use and care of tools and equipment necessary to perform facility maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
  • Skill in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature.
  • Knowledge of airport facility and ground maintenance procedures and equipment including but not limited to carpentry, painting and basic electrical and plumbing. 
  • Knowledge of servicing requirements of private and commercial aircraft.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures for quality control of aviation fuels.
  • Knowledge of safety precautions necessary in servicing aircraft.
  • Knowledge of aviation rules and procedures; security practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of methods, practices, tools and materials used in building maintenance and repair work and knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to airport operations and building maintenance work.  
  • Ability to work a non-traditional, flexible schedule to include work during evening hours, on weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to physically withstand the strain of performing manual tasks for extended periods and in various weather conditions. 
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and related equipment skillfully, safely and in accordance with traffic laws and regulations and to diagnose ad resolve equipment problems. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
  • Ability to learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation; to comprehend and apply advanced training techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals in a face-to-face one-on-one setting, or by phone or two-way radio and through written form.   
  • Ability to respond appropriately to complaints using tact and diplomacy in order to maintain a positive public image. 
  • Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions as to appropriate actions in accordance with established rules and regulations.
  • Ability to review and interpret work-related plans, drawings and diagrams.
  • Ability to perform work in a safe manner and report unsafe activities, conditions and faulty equipment.

Illustrative Examples of Work / Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  1. Enforces City codes, airport rules and regulations, and airport minimum operating standards.
  2. Monitors fuel deliveries; inspects and accepts or declines fuel.
  3. Refuels aircraft (as required); observes safety regulations in servicing work.
  4. Maintains records of aircraft fuel and oil sales necessary to process the collection of monies due; prepares sales tickets and credit card forms.
  5. Directs aircraft to parking location by means of arm signals.
  6. Greets pilots, assists them with tie down and checking aircraft.
  7. Assists passengers in solving travel related problems by answering questions, giving directions and providing referral services.
  8. Cleans service trucks and other airport equipment.
  9. Performs semi-skilled and skilled building maintenance activities.
  10. Repairs doors, door checks, locks, window frames, tables, chairs and the like. 
  11. Replaces broken glass and repairs or replaces window cords.
  12. Makes repairs to leaking roofs and replaces defective roofing.
  13. Performs some bench carpentry work in a shop equipped with power tools.
  14. Maintains airport grounds and ensures landscaped areas are in good condition. Maintains lawns, plants and shrubbery; sprays and prunes flowers, trees and shrubs; performs weed control functions; waters and fertilizes lawns and garden areas. 
  15. Responsible for snow and ice control operations.
  16. Performs traffic, pedestrian and crowd control functions.
  17. Impounds abandoned and/or lost property.
  18. Performs custodial services.
  19. Removes foreign objects and/or debris from the airfield.
  20. Operates radio equipment.
  21. Coordinates and inspects airport or tenant contractors for compliance.
  22. Conducts safety and security inspections in and around the airline ramp, air cargo, perimeter fences, general aviation airfield, terminal gates, terminal parking lots and other related airport airside and landside areas.
  23. Investigates complaints and inquiries and makes proper disposition; directs questions to proper authorities.
  24. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  25. Communicates face-to-face and/or by radio with airport users, tenants, air traffic control tower personnel, emergency-response agencies, co-workers, and the public regarding regulations, safety procedures, and coordination of vehicular movement in the aircraft movement areas.
  • The primary duties of this position are performed in an outdoor environment that may involve exposure to adverse weather conditions, aviation and vehicular traffic and related hazards including low to medium electrical voltage, the use of power tools and equipment and hazardous chemicals and materials.
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively whether in person or over the telephone/radio, to discern moderately complex verbal and written instructions, to operate aviation and emergency radios, to discern emergency warnings and alarms, and to understand department safety rules and regulations.
  • Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, to comprehend written work instructions and work orders, technical manuals and related diagrams and to move through unfamiliar buildings and work sites.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a personal computer, equipment, hand and power tools and to make necessary repairs or adjustments to equipment.
  • Sufficient strength to lift and carry objects up to fifty (50) pounds for varying distances.
  • Sufficient body flexibility, mobility, stamina and balance to perform maintenance and repair operations that require bending, stooping, kneeling and stretching repeatedly/continually over time and other physical exertions including, performing work above shoulder level; working under vehicles; climbing and working on ladders, steps and power lifts up to 35 feet high; making repetitive hand-arm movements to safely direct traffic; working on building roofs in an airport environment and walking for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to perform relatively heavy manual work for extended periods of time and the ability to withstand exposure to variable weather conditions.

Training, Experience, and Qualifications

  1. Any combination of training and experience which will indicate the possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed above.
  2. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. One year (preferred) of skilled level experience in building maintenance and repair work.
  4. Must be honest, dependable and trustworthy.
  5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  6. Possession of a valid State of Ohio Motor Vehicle Commercial Driver's License, class B (class A preferred), including tanker endorsement, or the ability to obtain license within six (6) month probationary period. 
  7. Familiarity with basic office equipment.
  8. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Supplemental Information / Special Requirements

This position is part of the Part-time, Intermittent and Seasonal Pay Plan.  Details about the compensation and benefits for this position can be found in the agreement by clicking here.

The class specification which appears above is intended to be sufficient merely to identify the class and be illustrative of the kinds of duties that may be assigned to the position allocated to the class and should not be interpreted to describe all of the duties which may be required of employees holding a position assigned to this class.

The City of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), the City of Delaware will provide reasonable accommodations, upon reasonable request, to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 


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