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City of Fort Worth

Sr. Maintenance Worker

3+ months agoMansfield, TX

About Us
The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
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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. 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.
  • 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. Herbicide and pesticide application
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Participates in an after-hours emergency on-call rotation.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Three (3) years of general maintenance and/or construction experience.
  • Valid Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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 ID: CityFortWorth-60136
Employment Type: Other