City of Enid

Airport Technician

Deadline for Applications
12/15/2017
Employee Group
AFSCME FT
Work Schedule
10 hour shifts, typically 5:00am-3:30pm or 12:30pm-11:00pm 4 days a week
Type
Regular Full-Time
Min
USD $14.24/Hr.
Department
205 Airport

Position Description

                     

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION TITLE:  Airport Technician                          DEPARTMENT: Airport

 

POSITION CODE:  21-800                                             FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt 

 

POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Aviation

 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None.                                 BLS COMPARABLE:  49-3011

 

Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

and providing feedback.     

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must be 21      years of age.
  • Subject to      post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
  • Subject to      post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
  • Subject to a      pre-employment criminal background check.
  • In      accordance with 49 CFR 391.53, information regarding previous employers      may be used for the purpose of investigating the applicant’s safety      performance history within the previous three years.  This includes general employment,      accident, and drug/alcohol information.
  • In      accordance with 49 CFR 393.23, a Motor Vehicle Report covering the      previous three years will be obtained for the purpose of investigating the      applicant’s driving history.
  • As      a CDL driver, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions      of DOT Regulation 49 CFR Parts 40 and 382, including random drug and      alcohol testing.
  • Possession of      a valid Oklahoma driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

 

POSITION PURPOSE: To present positive customer service relations and ensure compliance with FAA regulations and City of Enid ordinances for general public and aviation customers.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

  • Operate mowers, tractors, and snow equipment to      conduct seasonal maintenance of all grounds, taxiways, runways, and      parking aprons.
  • Open or close airport daily as per shift      requirement.
  • Perform all appropriate safety inspections and      facility checks as required ensuring safe operation when management is not      present.
  • Operate heavy equipment to include  refueling vehicles, street sweeper, dump      truck, snow plow; and perform minor vehicle and equipment repairs such as      changing filters, hoses, etc.
  • Provide general maintenance for hangars and terminal      building, to include daily janitorial duties and basic plumbing and      electrical work; secure terminal building at closing time.
  • Meet aircraft, guide aircraft to parking spots or      hangars, and secure with chocks and tiedowns.  Provide excellent customer service to      airport customers.
  • Refuel and add oil in aircraft using specific fuel      types per aircraft.
  • Conduct routine and special inspections as required      by regulations.
  • Test fuel and equipment as scheduled to meet      government regulations for military aircraft and FAA..  Record inspections in log book.
  • Change bulbs and maintain signage along taxiways and      runways and service airport beacon on a biannual basis.
  • Tow and place transient aircraft in hangers as      required.
  • Provide first response to accidents on the airfield      by operating Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle.
  • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

 

  • The Airport runs smoothly and      efficiently.
  • Excellent customer service is      provided to airport customers.
  • Airport grounds and equipment are      clean and adequately maintained. 
  • Taxiways and runways are free of      debris and seasonal conditions such as grass and/or ice and snow.
  • Effective working relations exist      with City personnel.
  • New employees are well trained      and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
  • Employee understands and adheres      to applicable safety policies.
  • The City’s professional reputation      is maintained.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE                   High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

                                                           

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  Class B CDL (within 6 months.)

NATA Professional Line Service Training (within 1 month)

Forklift Training (within 1 month). 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Specialized – Fuel grade required for specific aircraft; basic construction and repair knowledge; fuel testing procedures; aircraft towing procedures.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Ability to operate a standard transmission vehicle.

Ability to operate a 2000/3000 gallon refueling vehicle.

Ability to operate a runway sweeper, snow plow, dump truck, , and other heavy equipment as required.

Ability to safely fuel and tow aircraft.

Ability to operate a calculator, cash register, and credit card machine.

Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                            Accurate and attentive to detail.

Good communications and public relations abilities.

Basic typing and computer application skills.

Ability to assist and support others.

Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.

 

PHYSICAL & MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

 

FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items and work with fingers.

 

VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level:  Medium  Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day). Exerts push/pull force of 50 lbs occasionally. Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature. Occasional overhead reaching and lifting, climbing, squatting and kneeling.

 

LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, or schedule form.

 

MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rates, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.   

 

WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      10 hour shifts, typically 6:00am – 4:30pm or 11:00 am-9:30 pm 4 days a week.

                                                Weekends on an alternating basis. Occasional holidays.

 

Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.

 

WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (for instance, rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.)

 

Noise level:                              Very loud, extreme noise hazards.  Hearing protection required.

 

Other work conditions:             Exposure to Avgas and jet fuel fumes as well as other air contaminants and highly flammable substances.

                                                Work near moving mechanical parts.

                                                Some exposure to limited heights.

 

ADVANCEMENT CRITERIA

 

INTERMEDIATE

ADVANCED

4-6 years experience.

7+ years experience.

Additional coursework in a related field.

Vocational   training specific to field.

Airport Operations & Safety School.

 

Class B CDL.

 

Specialized training in related field.

 

Ability to serve as lead worker on a   frequent basis.

 

Valid CPR Certification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

 

Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.

 

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

 

I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations.  I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description. 

 

 

Printed Name__________________________ Date ___/_____/_____ Signature _____________________________

 

 

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