Albany International Airport Airport Maintenance Technician - Airfield in Albany, New York
POSITION: Airport Maintenance Technician
This position follows all provisions of the CSEA collective bargaining agreement.
REPORTS TO: Airfield Maintenance Supervisor
AIRPORT: Albany International Airport
Performs a wide variety of tasks involved in airfield and grounds maintenance with a minimum of supervision on a daily basis. Is assigned to a specific duty during the daily work shift and, when necessary, will assist other work parties to ensure the timely completion of projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Notifies and coordinates routine and non-routine maintenance and the replacement and/or replenishment of tools and supplies with Lead Airfield Maintenance Worker or the Superintendent of Airfield Maintenance.
Attends various training sessions to acquire the skills necessary to operate all types of equipment; to learn snow removal and/or emergency operations and safety procedures.
Inspects tools and equipment on a regular basis to ensure operational safety.
Performs routine and non-routine inspection and maintenance of the airfield and airport grounds on a frequent basis to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the airport;
Operates heavy equipment, including dump trucks, snow plows, blowers, brooms, loaders and grader, mowers, crack sealers, paint stripers, jack hammers, compressors, forklifts and pavement cutters in maintaining the airport grounds, runways, taxiways, ramps and lighting system;
Maintains the glycol collection lagoons by monitoring meter readings, repairing pumps and performing seasonal cleaning.
May be required to perform any other related duties as assigned.
Participates in Total Quality Management Programs.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and ground maintenance work or related experience preferred;
Must have prior experience in the use of hand and power tools and demonstrated ability to operate a wide variety of heavy equipment
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of measurement in computing weight, volume and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instruction. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a C.D.L., Class B license within ninety days of employment as a condition of employment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this 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, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk hear and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Avports offers a generous benefits package which includes: CDPHP medical plan, Guardian Dental/Life/AD&D/STD/LTD plans, Flexible Spending Account, 401k plan with employer match, Vacation/Sick time.