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Airport Maintenance Mechanic job at Port Everglades in Plantation FL
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REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCESThe Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Mechanic - Aviation DepartmentThis Job Announcement will remain open until asufficient number of applications are received.MUST BE ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDSThe Aviation Department which operates the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the North Perry Airport is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Mechanic. Incumbents in this position are needed to inspect maintain and perform all preventative maintenance on the Airports Baggage Systems and Jetways. Additional responsibilities include performing preventative maintenance on all Airport sliding glass doors fire extinguishers perimeter gates and overhead doors throughout the terminals and concourses. Maintenance Mechanics also participate in the installation and maintenance of all types of equipment including refrigeration and other mechanical systems. The Airports Maintenance Division operates on a 24/7 schedule with three 8 hour shifts unless otherwise determined by operational needs. The shifts rotate annually with shift bidding by seniority. This is an exciting fast paced work environment with shift work over a 5 day work schedule with two consecutive days off during the week.All Aviation Department employees must possess the ability to interact courteously with the public Airport vendors contractors and fellow employees to maintain a professional work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes a positive work environmentMinimum Education and Experience Requirements:Requires two (2) years experience in industrial or commercial maintenance working on large equipment and mechanical systems.Special Certifications and Licenses: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida E Class Drivers License with authority to drive a county vehiclefor duration of employment Must be able to obtain/maintain Airport Security BadgePreferences:Welding CertificationLoading Bridge ExperienceConveyor Belt ExperienceGenerator Maintenance ExperienceMechanical Gates Maintenance ExperienceAdditionalInformationAll candidates must complete an extensive ten (10) year work history verification and criminal background check including fingerprinting and all other information as required by the Federal Aviation Administration. Post-offer physical examination including drug testing. Ability to maintain authorization to drive a County vehicle. Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge with Customs clearance.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.Participates in the installation alteration operation and maintenance of generators air conditioning refrigeration and other mechanical systems; performs blacksmith functions including metal forging shaping and sharpening; uses lathes drill presses and other metal working power tools.Supervises semi-skilled employees; instructs subordinate helpers in the proper care and use of tools; instructs subordinates in procedures and methods of maintenance and repair.Keeps record of materials used and makes estimates of time required for assigned tasks.Supervises and performs preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment including pumps compressors combustion engines gasoline motors heating and air conditioning equipment and other major mechanical hydraulic units of equipment; performs general plumbing and electrical work related to equipment.Makes estimates of time and materials for assigned tasks; makes sketches for subordinates to follow; inspects work for quality and conformance to specifications and instructions; keeps time and work records; prepares and submits reports.Performs preventative maintenance service and inspection of jet bridges perimeter gates and motor drives fire extinguishers sliding glass doors and fixtures garage doors and replaces missing broken or outdated equipment.Repairs and clears bag belt system performs restart and inspection of elevators and escalators.Performs general maintenance such as replacing air filters pressure cleaning replacing light bulbs replacing ceiling tiles fixing roof leaks.Performs related work as assigned.WORK ENVIRONMENTAll Aviation Maintenance Division employees must be able to perform rotational shift work and/or overtime (holidays weekends and emergencies)in support of operational needs in a twenty-four (24) hour per day/seven (7) days per week operation and in accordance with a collective bargaining agreement.Physical DemandsPhysical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.Performs medium work that involves walking standing stooping stretching or lifting all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or exceptional skill adeptness and speed in the use of fingers hands or limbs in tasks involving very close tolerances or limits of accuracy.Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.SPECIAL INFORMATIONAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ComplianceBroward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.Emergency Management ResponsibilitiesNote: During emergency conditions all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster such as a hurricane or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties as assigned.County-wide Employee ResponsibilitiesAll Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward Countys Employee Code of Ethics gift and conflict of interest policies.All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public co-workers elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race color religion sex national origin age disability marital status political affiliation familial status sexual orientation pregnancy or gender identity and expression.
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