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Airport Operations Specialist

Grand Canyon Resort Corp

Airport Operations Specialist

Peach Springs, AZ
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    HUALAPAI PREFERENCE

    Position: Airport Maintenance Technician - GCW

    Department: Airport Rescue Firefighting (AARF)

    Classification: Non-Exempt

    Salary Range: H5

    Supervisor: Airport Manager

    Disclaimer: Position Description is not meant to encompass all aspects of position, other duties may be assigned.

    Position Summary:

    Provide Maintenance and other support services to the Grand Canyon West Airport. Typical duties include painting, grounds keeping, mowing, road repair, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, repair of runways and airport facilities and snow removal. Will also be FAA/AAAE trained on Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist School. Airport firefighting and rescue, airport communications, and airport driving will be part of the Technicians responsibilities. Interpret operating, maintenance and repair manuals. Provide quality customer service at all times while following safety and health procedures and policies.

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    Two or more years of general maintenance experience required.

    Ability to physically complete and have the knowledge to perform maintenance, repair, firefighting and rescue duties. Ability to operate heavy equipment in performing duties.

    Ability to read and understand operating, maintenance and repair manuals for equipment, machinery and all maintenance services offered. Some of this information may be obtained through online methods.

    Ability to communicate effectively and operate a variety of radio and communications equipment.

    Ability to monitor, complete reports and take corrective action concerning the condition and maintenance of equipment, machinery, vehicles, runways and structures.

    Ability to take and pass required training classes.

    Ability to routinely walk, stand, bend and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Ability to work in outdoor environment for long periods of time.

    Ability to work in a team environment and establish and maintain positive working relationships. Good client/customer service skills and the ability to work independently as well as in support of the group effort.

    Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Perform maintenance and repair of equipment, structures, vehicles, machinery and runways at the Grand Canyon West Airport. This may include painting, grounds keeping, mowing, road repair, snow removal, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, repair of runways, lights, signage and airport facilities. Operate heavy equipment during execution of duties.

    Monitor the condition, identify repair needs and maintain logs of maintenance and repair activities for equipment, machinery, vehicles, runways and structures.

    Interpret and translate into action information provided by maintenance and repair manuals, either online or in the physical manuals. Read, interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes and regulations to assigned programs and functions related to the Airport and emergency services.

    Complete Airport Firefighting and Rescue training, participating in annual fire drills. Attend FAA/AAAE Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist School. May be required to provide assistance in emergency situations.

    Answer visitor/tourists questions, gives directions, share information about GCW, the Hualapai history and culture, etc.

    Maintain maintenance equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition. Label, dilute and use all chemicals in a proper manner. Follow safety and health policies and procedures at all times.

    Perform other work-related duties as assigned.Qualifications:

    Good oral communication skills.

    Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Preference given to Hualapai.

    Pass all required educational courses on a timely basis throughout employment as an Airport Maintenance Technician.

    Two or more years of general maintenance experience required.

    Working Conditions:

    Position requires ability to work indoors as well as in outdoor environment for long periods of time, regardless of weather conditions. Must be able to routinely walk, stand, bend and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. as part of duties. Must be able to work varying schedules, weekends and holidays. Willingness to work in remote location.

    Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen and extensive background check may be required. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be given to persons of Indian decent in accordance with Public law 88-353, Section 703 (7-2-71) and Public Law 93-638, Section 7B