A Sr. Maintenance Worker job is available with The City of Fort Worth Aviation Department at Spinks Airport. The work will be in close proximity of aircraft operations. Typical work includes filling ruts, grading, maintaining barricades, repair airport signs and lights, facility repairs, painting, mowing, weeding, herbicide application, snow removal, electrical, fence repair and other duties as assigned. Must have clear and concise two-way radio communication while working under pressure. Applicant must have the ability to operate snow/ice removal equipment on ramps, taxiways and runways and be available for inclement weather conditions.
The Sr. Maintenance Worker job responsibilities include:
Performs aviation duties to FAA standards, which include mowing and maintaining grass within the Aircraft Operations area, filling in ruts, grading soil, maintaining construction barricades, repairing or replacing taxiways, runways, windsocks, sign lights, electrical fences and facilities as needed. Paints pavement, applies herbicides and performs other related duties as assigned. Communicate with air traffic control and navigate in restricted areas.
Identifies construction, maintenance and repair needs for facilities and equipment. Performs identified work and reports maintenance and repair needs to appropriate supervisory staff. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as assigned. Inspects equipment before use and completes daily operations reports and time sheets as assigned.
Herbicide and pesticide application.
Assembles and disassembles traffic control pylons, barriers, and signs. Assists with traffic control activities as assigned.
Cleans debris from ditches, culverts and creek beds; collects and hauls trash, garbage, debris, dirt, sand and gravel; and, backfills jobs as required.
Cleans and maintains tools, vehicles and equipment. Completes strenuous repair, installation or construction activities.
Maintains and repair City of Fort Worth hangars and facilities.
Operates heavy equipment to remove snow and ice from airside and landside surfaces.
Coordinates with City of Fort Worth vendors to receive quotes and coordinate services.
Performs construction, maintenance, and grounds keeping activities such as concrete work, truck driving, asphalt spreading, and mowing.
Participates in an after hours emergency on-call rotation.
High School diploma/GED
Three (3) years of general maintenance and/or construction experience
Valid Driver’s License
Previous airport maintenance experience.
Knowledge of aircraft ground operations, security, and regulations, pertinent to airport operation and maintenance.
Experience troubleshooting gate operators.
Preference will be given to applicant who possesses a CDL.
Job Posting Closing on: Thursday, August 5, 2021
About City of Fort Worth
The City of Fort Worth Aviation system is home to three world-class airports --Alliance, Meacham International and Spinks. Both Meacham International and Spinks Airports provide regional aviation services for air charter, corporate, business and recreational flyers. The airports feature full service fuelers, multiple maintenance facilities, flight schools, on site rental car facilities, and hotel facilities only minutes away. The City of Fort Worth Aviation Department is essential to the economic well-being and commerce taking place in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.