Airfield Maintenance Worker B23

City of Albuquerque

City Government

Position Summary: Participate in the maintenance and repair of airport equipment and surrounding property and facilities; perform snow removal from airfield runways, taxiways and terminal areas; operate pavement maintenance equipment to repair airfield surfaces and perform a variety of maintenance tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

This is a safety sensitive position subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements Education directly related to the minimum requirements below may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

High school diploma or GED; and

Two (2) years of experience in any combination of the following areas:

facilities or grounds maintenance


Possession of a valid New Mexico Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class A or B.

Possession of a valid City Operator’s Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.

Must be able to successfully qualify for and maintain a Sunport Access Control Card as determined by the criteria set forth by the policies and guidelines of the Aviation Department and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Successful completion of a security background check conducted by U.S. Customs & Border Protection, if applicable.

Preferred Knowledge

General airfield maintenance practices and procedures
Principles and practices of pavement repair
Fence construction and repair methods and techniques
Runway snow and ice removal techniques
Standard radio communication techniques
Building custodial, maintenance and repair functions
Methods and techniques of general facilities and grounds maintenance
Operational characteristics of airfield maintenance equipment and tools
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations
Preferred Skills & Abilities

Independently perform the full array of airport facilities maintenance and repair tasks
Interpret, explain and abide by department policies and procedures
Operate a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe and effective manner
Effectively communicate with communications tower
Perform runway sealing and snow and debris removal tasks
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

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