Serves as a lead worker to repair and maintain airport facilities, grounds, machinery, and mechanical equipment. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: periodically overseeing semi-skilled workers; troubleshooting mechanical devices; performing a variety of repairs; conducting field inspections; maintaining assigned area; performing additional tasks as assigned
Examples Of Essential Duties:
- Oversees small crew of semi-skilled workers engaged in a specific function such as grass cutting or pavement patching.
- Assists and trains maintenance crew members with unfamiliar tasks as required.
- Operates electric or acetylene torches to cut and fabricate metal.
- Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, heating/air conditioning systems, plumbing systems, lighting systems, conveyor systems, and office fixtures.
- Repairs or replaces windows and glass; effects repairs of minor roof problems; repairs doors and related hardware; repairs or replaces runway lights, fixtures, transformers, and electrical generators.
- Repairs high pole street lights; replaces high pressure sodium bulbs; installs and repairs fences.
- Plants, waters, fertilizes, and prunes shrubs and plants to beautify airport grounds and to keep runways and taxiways clear.
- Drives light truck or dump truck to haul dirt and trash and to move equipment as required.
- Inspects assigned areas of responsibility for maintenance repair or replacement needs; advises superiors as required.
- Reads diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer's specification to troubleshoot/diagnose equipment failures.
- Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble; dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; repairs or replaces defective parts as required.
- Discusses work assignments with supervisor, assistants, and co-workers; interfaces routinely with electricians and other trades employees.
- Interacts with employees and citizens when they are affected by areas closed for maintenance.
- Attends meetings, seminars, workshops and/or training sessions as required to remain knowledgeable of departmental operations, to promote improved job performance, and to stay current with changing policies, procedures, and codes.
- Performs routine field inspections; inspects paved areas for breaks, holes, litter or other hazards.
- Inspects equipment and machinery for potential failure; effects repairs as warranted.
- Responds to trouble calls or maintenance emergencies.
- Inspects ongoing or completed work assignments for thoroughness, accuracy, and compliance with specifications.
- Completes and submits various documents and logs related to weekly activities, assignment status and overall performance.
- Prepares other required documents associated with daily routine and Senior Maintenance Mechanic duties; maintains files and records of reports, forms, and requests.
- High School diploma or GED required; one year of experience as a Maintenance Mechanic; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
- Must possess Georgia Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of appointment.
- Supervisory experience preferred.
Has considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of the City and the various department operations and functions. Has considerable knowledge of aviation maintenance practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Has considerable knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job. Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, operations, budgetary and equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental and human resource/personnel operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates, management, employees, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the City as they relate to the department. Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner. Has good organizational, human relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations using statistical calculations. Is knowledgeable and proficient with computers. Is able to read, understand and interpret technical reports and related materials.
The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer
City of Atlanta, GA - 8 months ago