Airport Maintenance Mechanic - Temporary
City of Boise

Boise, Idaho

Posted in Community Services

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Job Info

Summary Statement

The Boise Airport is the main commercial service airport in Southwest Idaho, located five miles south of downtown Boise. As the largest airport in the state, it served a record 4.1 million passengers in 2019. Additionally, on an annual basis the airport handles an average of 37,000 tons of cargo and 139,000 aircraft operations.

The Boise Airport is comprised of 130 employees focused on a mission to provide the aviation infrastructure that attracts the services desired by the community. In order to meet the demand of our growing community, the airport is undergoing a multi-million-dollar capital expansion plan to accommodate future activity.

The Boise Airport is currently seeking Maintenance Mechanics to troubleshoot, diagnose, operate, repair and maintain several types of equipment and systems at the airport. Conduct maintenance, repairs and remodels on the airport terminal, parking areas, and rental properties, as well as work in the baggage handling system.

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Essential Functions

Maintains, repairs, and operates fire detection and suppression systems, baggage handling system, jet bridges, Siemens DDC control panel, and domestic water system. Performs indoor and outdoor general facility repairs and remodeling activities such as patching, painting, door repairs, ceiling work, and electrical maintenance, and system troubleshooting. Troubleshoots meters and control circuits, security systems, gates, on a wide array of mechanical and electrical devices. Requests assistance on most complex repair issues from lead or supervisor when required. Upholds all safety standards and procedures when performing tasks to ensure the safety of the general public, coworkers, and self. Utilizes protective clothing and materials when working with fluids and chemicals. (70%)

Performs administrative tasks for purchasing and repair projects as directed. Coordinates with supervisors and coworkers to ensure airport is operational, and to prioritize upcoming and current projects. Coordinates with co-workers to offer technical resource ideas and suggestions, and makes routine decisions in absence of immediate supervisor. (20%)

Operates equipment to remove snow from terminal ramp, general aviation and freight ramps, and taxiways. Applies sand and de-icing chemicals to ramps, roads, and walkways as required. (10%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%


Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training
Three years of experience performing repairs and maintenance in an industrial or commercial setting, a Journey-level trade license, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Working knowledge of all aspects of facilities maintenance; complex safety and security systems, baggage handling systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC's), HVAC and related controls; basic computer skills.

Ability to comply with safety and security measures as required in an airport environment; use a variety of hand and power tools; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of city employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance, and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record.

Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training
Five years of experience in commercial facility maintenance and a specialty trade license.

Licensing And Other Requirements
Valid driver's license.
Ability to obtain the following within six months of employment:
Airport driver's license.
SIDA Badge.

Special Requirements
Applicants must be able to pass:

City of Boise background check processes which includes a criminal history check and reference checks in accordance with the City of Boise Hiring Process Regulation

Driving Record Check

Transportation Security Administration background check (SIDA)

Drug Free Workplace: In accordance with the City of Boise Drug Free Workplace Regulation, this position is designated as safety sensitive and is subject to testing requirements including Post Offer Applicant Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion, Post - Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for illegal drug use prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test.

This position is required to handle hazardous materials that if mishandled, place the general public at risk of serious injury.

Working Conditions

The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts
While performing the duties of this job the employee is always lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds, frequently lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds, occasionally lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds and rarely lifting/carrying up to 75 pounds. Also, the employee is always pushing/pulling up to 10 pounds, frequently pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds, occasionally pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds and rarely pushing/pulling up to 75 pounds. The noise level is occasionally very loud. Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear and touch. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, runn, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, climb and balance. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.

Working Environment
The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, extreme temperatures, in wet and humid conditions, with areas of dust, odors, mist and gases or other airborned matter. Employees are exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards and work in/at heights. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Work includes protected exposure to infectious bacteria, bodily fluids and chemicals.
This position works: a rotating schedule that may include weekends, holidays, and shift work.

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