New Job Airport Maintenance Specialist In British Columbia

Airport Maintenance Specialist

Company : City of Quesnel
Salary : $33.57 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description


Internal/External – CUPE Local 1050

Position: Airport Maintenance Specialist Status: Casual

Posting Date: November 24, 2021 Application Deadline: December 8, 2021 by 4pm

Competition number: 21-69 Wage: $33.57

How to apply:

Please send your resume with competition number to:
Human Resources Advisor
City of Quesnel, 410 Kinchant Street,
Quesnel BC V2J 7J5
Fax (250) 992-1512 or Email: [email protected] (Word or pdf document only please)
Interviews and testing may be required

The City of Quesnel is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are
committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Nature of Position:

The Airport Maintenance Specialist maintains and repairs, on an ongoing and regular
basis, a wide range of airport facilities, both airside and others. The City of Quesnel is
willing to provide on-the-job training provided that the applicant has a Class 3 Driver's
License with airbrake certification, has three years heavy equipment operating
experience and is willing to obtain all the required qualifications.

The Airport Maintenance Specialist is expected to: 

Undertake the ongoing maintenance and repair of airfield and other facilities,
including the runway, taxiways, apron, storm drainage system, parking areas and
ramps, buildings, grounds, signs, fencing and remote sites (note that the Airport
Maintenance Specialist is not required to repair mobile, vehicular or electrical
equipment that is repaired by City mechanics or specialized contractors) 

Responsible for carrying out all necessary inspections on facility buildings and
equipment 

Participate in the implementation of the Winter Snow Operations Plan

2 

Inspect the runway, taxiways and apron to clear foreign objects, and to identify
deficiencies in airfield lighting and surface structures 

Perform safety and quality control tests on airport fuel systems 
Control wildlife on and around the runway 
Ensure that all maintenance and repair work undertaken adheres to proper

operational requirements, as outlined in Airport manuals and the City of Quesnel
Policies and Procedures for Occupational Health and Safety Manual 

Identify and bring to the attention of the Airport & Transit Supervisor any safety
concerns in Airport maintenance operations 

Advise the Airport & Transit Supervisor of training needs 

Keep records and prepare reports on maintenance activities, as required by the
Airport & Transit Supervisor 

Be on standby from time to time as required 
Work various shifts as required by the Airport & Transit Supervisor 
Carry out other duties, as required

Required Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

At a minimum, the successful applicant possesses the following qualifications: 

Class 3 Driver's License with airbrake certification 
Three (3) years of experience operating heavy equipment including dump trucks

and wheel loaders 
The ability to communicate effectively in English in person and during radio

transmissions 
The ability to work independently 
The ability to fill out forms and reports, as per required regulations and guidelines 

Must be physically able to carry out the duties associated with the position 
The ability to work well under pressure particularly during heavy snow season 

Candidate must be fully vaccinated as per Transport Canada requirements

The successful candidate will be required to obtain training and certification in the
following areas: 

Airport Vehicle Operations Permit (AVOP) 

Restricted Radio Operator's License 
Machine Driver Operator (MDO) Certification on all modules

3 

Aviation Fuel Quality Control and Fuel Receiving procedures 