City of Enid

  • Airport Technician

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    10 hour shifts, typically 6:00am-4:30pm or 11:00am-9:30pm 4 days a week
    Regular Full-Time
    USD $14.24/Hr.
    205 Airport
  • Position Description





    POSITION TITLE: Airport Technician                          DEPARTMENT: Airport


    POSITION CODE: 23-800                                             FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt


    POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Aviation              EMPLOYEE CLASS: AFSCME


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None.                                 BLS COMPARABLE: 49-3011

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

    and providing feedback.    


    • 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.


    • 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.



    • 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.



    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.



    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.





    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 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.



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