Under the direction of the Airport Facilities Manager, this position oversees the daily repair and maintenance of the airfield operation of the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating and participating in the maintenance and repair of the airfield electrical system, signs and lighting, pavement maintenance, perimeter fence, surface painted signs, vegetation control, SMS, and WHMP; all of which ensure FAA compliance of the airfield. Position is responsible for scheduling airfield employees to ensure adequate coverage as well as training, coaching and developing airfield staff. Position is subject to twenty-four (24) hour work availability, including shift work, weekends, holidays, emergency calls, inclement weather, and special events.
Requires an associate degree in a technical field, and/or an Apprentice license in HVAC or electrical, and/or four years of experience in airfield facilities maintenance at a commercial service airport. NIMS ICS 100, 200, and 700 series required or ability to obtain within six months of hire. Airport Certified Employee (ACE) in Airfield Lighting preferred. Must be able to pass a 10 year criminal background check and a drug/alcohol screening.. Valid Texas Driver's License required.
Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The employee must hear, see, climb up to a 100' tower and work off of 80' aerial lift, balance, crouch, feel finger, grasp, handle, kneel, lift, push, pull, stand, stoop, walk and talk, must be able to work in confined spaces with proper PPE. Also requires the ability to make rational decisions and perform repetitive motions.
*The City of Amarillo will consider all relevant education and experience when determining an applicants minimum qualifications and starting salary
Additional Salary Information: *The City of Amarillo will consider all relevant education and experience when determining an applicants minimum qualifications and starting salary
About City of Amarillo
The City of Amarillo has a Commission-Manager form of government. This means that elected officials make policy decisions, and the staff, led by the City Manager, implements them. The Mayor and the four members of the City Commission are elected for two-year terms. They receive input from 34 boards and commissions. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the organization, responsible for carrying out the City Commission's policy decisions and directing the City's 2,000 employees.