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  • Airfield Maintenance Operator

    CVG -- Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
    Job Description
    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled 

    CLASS SUMMARY:  
    Responsible for operating gasoline and large diesel powered machinery in a safe and appropriate manner. Specific duties include heavy equipment maintenance, snow and ice removal, airfield signage and lighting, glycol conveyance, pavement repair and maintenance; year-round airfield maintenance, including garages, parking areas, and pavements. 


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  

    This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.  
    • Mows grass to comply with visibility Part 139 CVG airfield regulations. 
    •  Assists with design and installing landscape. Mows, prunes and maintains grass and plants. Removes and shapes trees. 
    •  Performs pavement repair and general maintenance including concrete, blacktop and joint repair. 
    •  Ensures Airfield paint markings, signage and lighting comply with Part 139 and Kentucky Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. 
    •  Performs fence replacement and general maintenance. 
    •  Performs snow and ice removal. 
    •  Performs ditch-line and catch basin repair and maintenance and other excavation work. 
    •  Cleans, maintains and secures all heavy equipment. 
    •  Assists in emergencies on CVG Airport property 24/7. 
    • Safety Trainer position responsibilities: provide training for airfield maintenance personnel regarding CDL, safety and snow removal; writes training programs and standard operating procedures. 
    •  Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned. 


    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  
    High School Diploma or GED and five years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. 

    LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:  
    •  Incumbent must be eligible to obtain and maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance. 
    •  Valid Commercial Driver’s License (or ability to acquire Class A CDL within 6 months of hire date) 

    KNOWLEDGE OF: 
    •  Applicable OSHA safety standards and other Federal, State and local regulations; 
    •  Operation of gas and diesel powered equipment; 
    •  Personal protective equipment. 

    SKILL IN: 
    •  Demonstrated skill in following verbal and written instruction; 
    •  Clearly and effectively communicating both orally and in writing;  
    •  Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups. 

    ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 
    Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.  
    Heavy Work: exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 

    Operator - Airfield Maintenance Supplemental Questionnaire:
     
    * 1.  Do you have five years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job? Yes No  
     
    * 2.  Do you have a valid Commercial Driver’s License or the ability to acquire a CDL within 6 months of hire date? Yes No  
     
    * 3.  Are you able to work a 3rd shift schedule? Yes No  
     
    * Required Question 
     
    Interested candidates can obtain more information and apply at www.cvgairport.com/jobs. 
     
     
    The Kenton County Airport Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. 
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