Senior Tradesworker, Airfield

Website Lee County Port Authority

This is skilled work in one or more of the trades. Responsible for the maintenance and repair of airfield equipment and structures. Requires knowledge and skills in one or more of the building trades. Work is reviewed by a supervisor or crew chief who inspects for compliance with instructions and serviceability of equipment repaired or installed.

General Description:
Performs general and specialized tasks in the construction, renovation, modification, installation, and repair of airfield lighting, buildings, wastewater systems, emergency generators, signage, security fencing, high mast lighting, pavements concrete and asphalt. Performs general troubleshooting, repau’, and maintenance in the following areas; electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, concrete, asphalt, and painting of buildings, equipment, and pavement. Performs all other work as required or directed. May be required to work any shift and weekends.

 Minimum Requirements:
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, and tools of one or more of the building trades. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades. Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, rough sketches, and wiring diagrams. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Skill in the use and care of tools, equipment, and materials of the trades to which assigned. Ability to climb a ladder and work at elevated heights; lift objects of up to 50 Ibs.; reach for and/or lift objects overhead, bend, stoop, and walk as required. Ability and willingness to assume responsibility; and to work unusual hours, i.e., nights, weekends, and holidays when required. Ability to perform manual labor occasionally under adverse weather conditions. Ability to communicate freely using twoway radios, sometimes in very noisy environments. Has a thorough knowledge of FAR Part 139 and all security requirements.

Training and Experience: High school diploma/GED and three years experience as a general tradesworker, or an equivalent combination of training and experience in electrical, HVAC mechanic, etc. Knowledge of FAR Part 139 desirable.

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license and good driving history.

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