Senior Tradesworker, Airfield

Website Lee County Port Authority

This skilled work involves installation, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of airfield lighting, building systems, electrical equipment and/or systems, using hand tools,power tools and various measuring and testing instruments. Work is reviewed by a supervisor who occasionally inspects work in progress, and upon completion for compliance with instructions and for serviceability of equipment repaired or installed. Assume the duties of Crew Chief during periods of his or her absence.

Maintenance, installation, troubleshooting, service and repair of Airfield lighting and electrical equipment, mechanical and building systems to include replacement, adjustment and calibration of parts, components and complete systems. Performs all phases of troubleshooting, preventive maintenance inspections and maintains records, as required. Assists with training and instruction of employees required to monitor and/or maintain related equipment and systems.Troubleshoots, repairs, replaces and adjusts fuel, electrical, pneumatic, water, sanitary sewer, building and hydraulic systems.

May include the following duties as required: Work Order Control; Fuel Management Systems;Waste Water Systems; Airport Signage; Employee Training; Airfield Lighting System; Emergency Generator Systems; Security Fencing, gate operators; Fuel Farm; Parking Lots and Apron Lighting; Concrete and Asphalt Pavements; HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning);Energy Management Systems; building and structure repair; painting; aesthetics; Fire Protection Systems; Security Systems; Building Electrical Systems installation, trouble shooting and repair. Performs all other work as required or directed. May be required to work any shift and weekends.’

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials and tools commonly used in Airfield Systems, electrical and building trades. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades. Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, wiring diagrams, rough sketches, specifications and operating manuals. Skill inthe repair and maintenance of all related equipment. Ability to maintain accurate records and paperwork, as required. Ability and willingness to work unusual hours, i.e., nights, weekends and holidays when required. Ability to perform manual labor occasionally under adverse weather conditions.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to climb a ladder and work at elevated heights, lift weight up to 50 lbs., bend and be able to operate company equipment. Ability to communicate freely using two-way radios, sometimes in very noisy environments. Has a thorough knowledge of FAR Part 139 and all security requirements. Ability and willingness to assume responsibility, and to provide supervisory control of subordinates as directed by supervisor.

Training and Experience:
High school diploma/GED and five years experience as an electrician, HVAC mechanic or other major trade or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in the maintenance and repair of airport airfield lighting systems preferred. Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Windows applications desirable.Knowledge of FAR Part 139 preferred.

Licenses and Certificates:
Required possession of a valid Florida driver’s license and gooddriving history. Possession of valid certificate of competency, Journeyman in one of the majorbuilding maintenance trades, i.e., air conditioning, electric, plumbing, etc., or an AssociateDegree in a related field desirable.

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