Airport Maintenance Facilities Supervisor

City of Brownsville Brownsville, TX
Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:

The purpose of the class is to ensure that all airport facilities are properly maintained in accordance with safety and security standards, policies, and procedures. The class is responsible for scheduling maintenance and repairs to buildings and the airfield.

ESSENTIAL TASKS:

Develops regularly scheduled preventative maintenance program at airport owned facilities.

Directs daily maintenance operations.

Conducts random inspections of facilities, the airfield, and equipment.

Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates subordinate staff.

Approves all maintenance expenditures.

Must have knowledge and experience with FAA Part 139 regulations.

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE AND THINGS

DATA INVOLVEMENT:

Requires planning and directing others in the sequence of major activities and reporting on operations and activities which are very broad in scope.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT:

Requires supervising or leading others by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:

Requires interpretation of policy and establishing methods and procedures for acquiring, installing, testing, operating or repairing complex machinery or equipment that requires extended training and experience such as HVAC equipment, heavy construction equipment, protective equipment, electronic and signaling equipment.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

REASONING REQUIREMENTS:

Requires performing supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related problems.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires using basic algebra involving variables and formulas and/ or basic geometry involving plane and solid figures, circumferences, areas, and volumes.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires reading technical instruction, procedures manuals, and charts to solve practical problems such as assembly instruction for tools and routine office equipment operating instructions; composes routine reports, forms, and business letters, with proper format; speaks compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires performing specialized technical or entry level professional work demonstrating a general understanding of operating policies and procedures and their application to problems not previously encountered; application of specialized technical or professional principles and practices or the use of a wide range of administrative methods in the solution of problems; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:

Requires decision-making as a significant part of the job, affecting a large segment of the organization and the general public; works in a dynamic environment, responsible to assist in developing policies and practices.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION

VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:

Requires a high school diploma, GED and formal vocational training, special courses or self-education or specialized advanced training in construction or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

Valid Texas Drivers License.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires a minimum of four years work related experience.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:

Requires medium work that involves walking, standing, stooping, jumping, stretching, or lifting all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or exceptional skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands, or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

The job risks exposure to dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/ or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, fumes and/ or noxious odors, moving machinery, electrical shock, heights, and toxic/ caustic chemicals.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, and color perception.

ADA COMPLIANCE

The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

BENEFITS:

The City of Brownsville participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System consisting of a 7% employee contribution with the City matching of $2 for $1. The City has a generous employee and family medical and dental insurance plan. Optionally, employees may also contribute in a choice of two deferred compensation plans and supplemental insurance plans through AFLAC and Colonial Life. We have an appealing leave plan of sick and annual which accumulates up to 10 days each year. Additionally, the City of Brownsville observes 12 holidays annually.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.

EEO Statement

The City of Brownsville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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