Equipment Programs Coordinator I

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As the Equipment Programs Coordinator, you will be responsible for working with the Supervisor in planning, analyzing, and improving the Airport’s equipment maintenance and repair operations.

This is a developmental position and is intended to lead to full performance level work. After 12 months of successful performance and upon demonstrating the ability to successfully manage service and supply contracts and develop plans for replacement/purchase of capital and non-capital equipment, a one grade will be awarded non-competitively and the incumbent will move to the Equipment Programs Coordinator II job profile.

Serves in the Equipment Maintenance Division of the Airport Maintenance Department at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) o.

Coordinates assigned heavy equipment maintenance programs, including projects that involve trades such as diesel mechanics, welding, and painting. Manages service and supply contracts, assists in maintenance and repair management support activities, and helps schedule heavy equipment operations. Provides technical expertise on maintenance issues; develops plans for replacement and purchase of capital and non-capital equipment. Performs related functions.




Works with others in developing, revising, and submitting equipment procurement paperwork.


Assists with the researching, writing, and development of detailed statements of work and product schedule documents for contractual services.


Maintains industry contacts with equipment manufacturer representatives, the Upfitter community, and the aviation industry to assist in developing specifications for equipment.


Assists in tracking and managing the Capital Equipment Replacement program. Maintains a rolling five year plan to forecast equipment replacement purchases.


Assists with monitoring blanket purchase order (BPO) contracts, invoices, and purchase requests.


Maintains computerized database of all mobile equipment asset records.


Serves as the centralized caretaker of the fleet maintenance management system and fuel management system and its automotive fueling sites.


Serves as Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative for vehicle maintenance issues.


Helps ensure that variations in past and future spending levels are recognized and accounted for in an appropriate manner in the budget.


Helps identify major equipment, tools, spare parts, and operating instructions needed.


Assists Supervisor in serving as the Airport’s snow removal equipment coordinator.


Keeps abreast of technical developments in diesel mechanics, planning, and scheduling.


Performs other duties as assigned.



Five years of progressively responsible experience in fleet maintenance management.


Knowledge of and skill in performing heavy equipment maintenance and repair operations.


Knowledge of and skill in working with heavy industrial, commercial, and light automotive equipment and related mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems at the journey level.


Skill in writing heavy equipment technical specifications, equipment evaluation criteria, and statements of work.


Knowledge of and ability to perform contract administration for heavy equipment and fleet cost analysis.


Knowledge of and skill in planning and scheduling for recurring heavy equipment purchases.


Ability to work safely and knowledge of safety rules, regulations, and procedures needed to do so.


Ability to perform basic analyses of data and information.


Ability to speak and write effectively.


Skill in using a computer and modern office suite software.




Completion of the Airport Safety and Operations Specialist (ASOS) training from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).


Certification as a Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) by NAFA, the Fleet Management Association.


Certification in Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) by CACI International Inc.


Experience with equipment for airfield snow removal.




A high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).




A state driver’s license in good standing.


[DCA Only] Licensed as a Class A commercial driver (CDL) within 90 days of hire, promotion, or placement in the job.


[IAD Only] Licensed as a Class B commercial driver (CDL) within 90 days of hire, promotion, or placement in the job.




Operates vehicle landside and airside (requires AOA permit).


Work is typically reviewed in progress and upon completion for quantity, quality, timeliness, teamwork, customer service, and other factors.


May be subject to night/weekend work.



A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

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