Blue Grass Airport seeks a Fleet Maintenance Technician to join our Maintenance team.
This role partners with one other technician to lead repair and preventative upkeep efforts that ensure the airport’s property and fleet of trucks, emergency and snow removal vehicles, and equipment are in excellent working condition. Using complex problem solving and technical skills, the individual in this role also takes ownership of maintaining emergency generator systems and jet bridges.
Successful candidates should demonstrate at least 5 years of related experience where they have honed superb trouble shooting skills, the ability to perform maintenance on vehicles, knowledge of heavy duty and small engine repair, both gas and diesel, and a working understanding of auto diagnostic systems. Ideal candidates will possess at least two automobile/light truck service certifications or completed similar studies at a trade school or university and have a proven track record in outstanding customer service and a commitment to continued learning.
Please review the job description on our website for a more detailed and complete listing of the position, its duties, and its requirements. Employees must be able to pass drug screens and background checks.
Position subject to occasional weekend and holiday shifts, and must be available for emergency recall and snow removal. During COVID-19, this role works Sunday - Tuesday, 6am to 6pm and Wednesday 6am to 11:30am. Schedule subject to change based on post-pandemic evaluation.
The airport believes that the best people create the best workplace, and in return offers competitive pay and an extremely generous benefits package including retirement, medical, vision, dental, life, disability, and paid time off. The position's starting salary is dependent on previous experience.
Blue Grass Airport is a proud equal opportunity employer and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our organization and practices. Candidates from historically underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
About Blue Grass Airport
Nestled among beautiful horse farms and committed to serving Central Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport is proud to bring state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge technology, and leading initiatives unlike any other in the aviation industry to our local, commercial, and general aviation communities. Named in 2018 as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky, our employees take the highest level of pride in their work and culture. The airport believes that the best people create the best workplace, and offers competitive pay and an extremely generous benefits package to compensate.
While in the final stages of our Master Plan, we are undergoing facility renovations, airfield updates, and infrastructure improvements to further our reputation as one of the most convenient airports. And we are glad to do it in the middle of this beautiful place – Lexington becoming a top destination for many across the globe – that we call home.