Airport Maintenance Mechanic

Application Deadline: 2023-11-28
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Performs skilled maintenance work in the preventative maintenance, alteration, repair and cleaning of buildings, grounds and equipment.
Essential Duties
Performs skilled maintenance work in one or more trades.

Performs carpentry and minor masonry work.

Performs repairs and maintenance on overhead doors.

Repairs minor tears and rips on rubber membrane roofing.

Performs minor electrical, plumbing, and building repairs.

Maintains and performs repairs on small engines, water tube boilers, high pressure steam boiler, heating and cooling systems.

Operates high pressure washer.

Maintains floors and carpeting; operates related equipment.

Repair, maintain and replace signage.

Operates and maintains ground equipment such as snowplows, snow blowers, lawnmowers, power broom, power riding vacuum, front loader and heavy trucks; and shovels snow.

Maintains water system, HVAC systems, including chillers, cooling towers, evaporators/condensers, humidifiers, boilers and their related Air Handler Units, VAV boxes, pumps, valves and related components, air compressors, digital and pneumatic controls.

Washes, paints and repairs windows as well as washing outside windows, utilizing a high reach boom.

Repairs roads and sidewalks, tarring, painting and patching.

Empties and transports garbage to designated areas; unloads freight.

Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings and other technical specifications.

Cleans, unplugs and repairs sewer system using power equipment.

Paints or assists in painting.

Prepares and maintains required reports and forms.

Assists in budget preparation for maintenance operation.

Performs all aspects of maintenance and repairs on jet bridges including all jet bridges support equipment.

Performs maintenance and repairs of baggage belt conveyors/carousels, gear boxes and bearings.


– Snow plows – Power riding vacuum

– Snow blowers – Front loader

– Lawn mowers – Heavy trucks

– Power broom – Scrubber

– Engine repair equipment – Pick up trucks

– General repair tools (hammer, screwdriver, etc.) – Lathe

– Sprayers – 50 foot boom reach

– Cutting Torch – Welder

– Fork Lift – Scissors lifts

– Air compressors and air driven equipment

Minimum Qualifications Required

Education and Experience:
High School Diploma, plus three years of maintenance experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
Valid Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License, or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire.


Ability to successfully complete an FBI background check/security threat analysis and maintain unescorted access to the SIDA.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used for the preventative maintenance, alteration, repair, and cleaning of buildings and facilities.

Knowledge of standard practices in one or more trades.

Ability to use and care for all tools and equipment related to the job.

Ability to read, interpret and utilize blueprints and other technical specifications.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administration, staff, tenants and the public.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to operate heavy equipment (i.e. front loader, heavy snow plows).

Ability to work the required hours of the position.

Ability to successfully complete an FBI background check/security threat analysis and maintain unescorted access to the SIDA.

Deadline Note: