Airport Maintenance Worker
City of Boise

Boise, Idaho

Posted in Community Services


Job Info


Summary Statement

No matter how fine-tuned our operations might be, things break down from time to time. Whether you're a jack-of-all-trades handyman or a seasoned maintenance specialist looking for a change of scenery, our airport operations team needs skilled tradespeople to keep the lights on. We are currently seeking experienced Airport Maintenance personnel to help care for our many facilities and surrounding landscapes. Join Us!
This position:

  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses, operates, repairs, and maintains several types of equipment and systems at the airport
  • Conducts maintenance, repairs, and remodels on the airport terminal, parking areas, and rental properties
  • Conducts all tasks and duties under supervision in the baggage handling system
  • Work performs under general supervision
  • Will be posted until filled
*We are currently recruiting for Graveyard Shift personnel. These positions are eligible for shift differential compensation.

To provide a safe and healthy workplace for all City of Boise employees, residents, and community members, new employment offers are contingent upon the applicant providing proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination process according to current CDC guidance to the City, on a confidential basis, or receiving an exemption from the vaccination requirement as a legally required medical or religious accommodation two weeks prior to the applicant's scheduled start date.

Essential Functions

Maintains, repairs, and operates fire detection and suppression systems, baggage handling system, jet bridges, Siemens DDC control panel, and domestic water system. Performs indoor and outdoor general facility repairs and remodeling activities such as patching, painting, door repairs, ceiling work, electrical maintenance, and system troubleshooting. Troubleshoots meters and control circuits, security systems, gates, on a wide array of mechanical and electrical devices. Requests assistance on most complex repair issues from the lead or supervisor when required. Upholds all safety standards and procedures when performing tasks to ensure the safety of the general public, coworkers, and self. Utilizes protective clothing and materials when working with fluids and chemicals. (70%)

Performs administrative tasks for purchasing and repair projects as directed. Coordinates with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the airport is operational, and to prioritize upcoming and current projects. Coordinates with co-workers to offer technical resource ideas and suggestions, and makes routine decisions in the absence of an immediate supervisor.
(20%)

Operates equipment to remove snow from the terminal ramp, general aviation and freight ramps, and taxiways. Applies sand and de-icing chemicals to ramps, roads, and walkways as required. (10%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%

Requirements

Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training
  • Three years of experience performing repairs and maintenance in an industrial or commercial setting
  • Journey-level trade license,
  • High School or GED
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Knowledge
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Complex safety and security systems, baggage handling systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC's), HVAC, and related controls
  • Basic computer skills
Ability
  • Comply with safety and security measures as required in an airport environment
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools
  • Display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of city employees, the general public, and other organizations
  • Communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance
  • Complete assignments in a timely fashion, understand and comply with all rules, policies, and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance, and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training
  • Five years of experience in commercial facility maintenance and a specialty trade license

Licensing And Other Requirements
  • Valid driver's license

Special Requirements
Applicants must be able to pass:
  • City of Boise background check processes which includes a criminal history check and reference checks in accordance with the City of Boise Hiring Process Regulation
  • Driving Record Check
  • Transportation Security Administration background check (SIDA)


Working Conditions

The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts
While performing the duties of this job the employee is always lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds, frequently lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds, occasionally lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, and rarely lifting/carrying up to 75 pounds. Also, the employee is always pushing/pulling up to 10 pounds, frequently pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds, occasionally pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and rarely pushing/pulling up to 75 pounds. The noise level is occasionally very loud and rarely loud. Work includes the sensory ability to talk, hear and touch. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, run, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, climb and balance. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.

Working Environment
The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, areas of dust, odors, mist, gases, or other airborne matter. Employees are exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards and work in/at heights. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Work includes protected exposure to chemicals. Employees work around baggage handling systems, driveway curbing, and moving vehicles such as aircraft tugs and luggage carts.
This position works: all shifts in a 24/7/365 operation and schedules are adjusted per business needs.



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