Airfield Crew
Port of Seattle - Seattle, WA

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PURPOSE:
To perform a variety of maintenance, repair, and minor construction work, as well as respond to emergencies at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Will perform a variety of maintenance, repair duties, typically in an outside environment, on airport pavements that includes, but is not limited to, runways, taxiways, ramps, roads, and parking lots. Will perform the following tasks: snow removal, landscaping, field mowing, furniture moving, trash collection, working in an office setting and other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to operate, or learn to operate, a variety of heavy equipment and trucks. These may include but are not limited to: front-end loaders, dump trucks of various sizes, forklifts, snowplows, sanders, and roadside sweepers. Must be able to use numerous hand and power tools effectively, including but not limited to: shovels, weed eaters, back pack blowers, pavement breakers, chipping guns, drills, furniture moving equipment, hand trucks, traffic control devises, as well as other miscellaneous hand tools. Must be able to work from written and verbal instructions and be able to communicate by radio with fellow workers, supervisors, and the air traffic control tower as required. Must be able to work from drawings, specifications and operating manuals. Must be able to follow all established safety requirements that are needed to perform the work. Must be a strong team-oriented person.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A high school diploma or GED. Journey-level or five years' experience in maintenance or construction field. A valid Washington State driver's License with an ability to obtain the Class B CDL within six months of employment is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B or A, with Air Brake, tanker and hazardous material endorsements. A Washington State Traffic Control Card is preferred. Experience with heavy equipment operation and pipe inspection camera and associated software operation. Hazardous Materials handling certificate. Herbicide application license.

Driver's License
A valid Washington State Driver's License, or the ability to obtain one, is required.

Applicants with a Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL) , if selected will be required to participate in the Port of Seattle Drug and Alcohol Program as required by the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. This may include submitting an additional application disclosing 10 years of employment and 3 year of driving history, MVR verification, 3 year drug and alcohol reference check, pre-employment drug test, and ongoing participation in a random drug and alcohol test program.

Environment Information
Will generally work outdoors in all types of weather conditions, as well as indoors with office staff and the travelling public. Will be required to work in all areas in and around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Will be required to work during emergencies, at heights, in confined spaces and in areas with and around hazardous materials.

Security Requirements
The successful candidate must pass a Transportation Security Administration background check. Will also be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check with the FBI. Hire date will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge.

Must be able to obtain Custom Seal clearance in 30 days of hire

Weekly Standard Hours
There is a 180 day probationary period the employee must successfully pass.
This position is scheduled for 40 hours per week. The Maintenance Operation is seven days a week and twenty-four hours a day. Normal work schedule will vary. Must be able and willing to work any and all assigned shifts, including weekends.
Currently the shop has 3 shifts: Graveyard, Day and Swing.

Special Position Information
We strongly encourage applicants to combine their cover letter and resume into one document before applying for a Job Opening.

Must comply with all Aviation Maintenance work rules, shop safety requirements, and personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements, including wearing approved footwear complying with ANSI Z41.4/ASTM F2413-05 EH standards.

Union Requirements
Must join District Council of Laborers Local 242/440 within 30 days of employment.

Compensation Disclaimer
The starting pay rate for the successful candidate may vary depending on the specific terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Collective bargaining agreements are available for viewing on the Port's Web site.

http://www.portseattle.org/Business/Labor-Relations/Pages/default.aspx

The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Link: http://www.portseattle.org/jobs Source - The News Tribune, Tacoma WA
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