Flight Line Specialist
City of McKinney, TX - McKinney, TX

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Under general supervision by the Flight Line Supervisor, the Specialist performs all flight lines service to aircraft owners and operators. Welcomes customers to the airport/FBO and City, performs a variety aircraft service operations to include aircraft marshaling, parking, fueling, towing, crew and passenger assistance, flight line equipment and fuel truck maintenance and minor repair functions. Rental car positioning and inspection. Performs other related work as required.

Hiring Range: $32,267 - $39,527
Salary Range: $32,267 - $46,787

Duties and Responsibilities/Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:

Work is done on a shift schedule that will include weekends and holidays.

Safely services and fuels all types of aircraft and airport equipment.

Marshal in and out aircraft on arrivals and departures; greets all pilots and passengers. Assist passengers with luggage. Removes all trash, newspapers, etc off the aircraft. Safely tows aircraft to and from hangars.

Perform minor maintenance on airport equipment.

Perform custodial duties in the terminal and corporate hangars.

Unload fuel transport trucks and records fuel distribution.

Load aircraft fueling trucks and records fuel distribution.

Inspect fuel for clarity and contaminates; immediately reports the same.

Monitor ramp area for Customer security and performs daily runway inspections.

Obtain and record the differential pressure readings to Flight Line Manager daily.

Run Millipore and Aqua Glow tests monthly.

Dip tanks and log results.

Perform any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Airport Flight Line Shift Supervisor, Flight Line Manager or FBO General Manager.

Comply with all written City policies and procedures.

Adhere to assigned work schedule as outlined in City and department attendance policies and procedures.

Knowledge of Fixed Based Operation (FBO).

Familiarity with on-airport vehicular operations.

Familiar with airport rules and regulations.

Must have good communication skills.

Must have excellent interpersonal skills to service the public in a diplomatic manner.

The ability to work in a team environment; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates and customers with respect.

Build professional relationships with internal staff and customers.

Offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma or GED supplemented with two years of experience in a similar position is desired; valid driver’s license with good driving record and ability to maintain a good driving record while employed; must be able to work shift schedule that will include weekends and holidays.
Through in-house training, must be able to qualify for the following: Safe handling of fuel products, knowledge and familiarity of all types of general aviation and corporate aircraft, and knowledge of towing all types of aircraft.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

Physical Demands/Supplemental:

Tasks involve the ability to communicate with the public and co-worker in person and the telephone. Sitting, reaching with hands and arms, standing, walking, climbing and balancing, with some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds). Some tasks require visual and odor perception and discrimination .

Exposure to propeller and jet aircraft operations. There is limited exposure to environmental conditions. Task may require exposure to strong odors and/or smoke, traffic hazards, extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.