Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $29.39/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $50.88/Hr.
    Post End Date
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Under the general administrative direction of the Airport Maintenance Operations superintendent, or the Airport maintenance Superintendent, monitors and ensures the efficient and effective maintenance operations of the Department of Airports Physical assets. Responsible for the coordination of maintenance activities, and organizes and supervises maintenance support efforts for maintenance division personnel in the absence of senior management and during non-traditional hours. This is a managerial position requiring a broad range of experience with aviation related activities including airport facilities maintenance, snow removal, airfield electrical systems, technical services, ramps and runway maintenance, fleet and warehouse activities, Aircraft Operating Area requirements; FAA, TSA, rules and regulations. Provides for and ensures the Airport maintenance division keeps pace with tenant, customer, and passenger requirements and demands during non-traditional hours.



    • Coordinates the action of a staff of technical personnel assigned to the maintenance of the airfield, grounds, facilities, and electrical support sections. Responsible for personnel actions and administrative matters as they apply to the day-to-day operations.
    • Acts as a personal representative of an Airport Maintenance Superintendent, and all associated sections under the maintenance division. Documents issues, and follows through to see that the sections are informed of the problems and the repairs are done in a timely manner. 
    • Conducts regular inspections of Airport facilities, with an emphasis on customer service delivery to ensure satisfactory levels of service, repair, maintenance, and construction activities with set requirements. Receives, responds, and documents complaints received about services.
    • Implements standard maintenance operation policies, procedures and safety regulations in compliance with federal, state and local government, as well as compliance with FAA standards. 
    • Implements and oversees applications of state-of-the-art related technology to ensure quick and efficient maintenance operations of a civil airport. 
    • Coordinates with airlines general aviation tenants, and superintendents of the other operating divisions of the Salt Lake City Department of Airport in all maintenance activities related to specific section assigned by the Superintendent. 
    • Ensures compliance with all pertinent Airport maintenance policies and procedures. Prepares policy and procedure statements, as required. 
    • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships, and serves as liaison with contractors, vendors, tenants and the general public. 
    • Coordinates with other Division managers and provides support in all new construction and remodeling projects; provides insights during planning and construction stages during construction projects 
    • Coordinates with other division managers in all emergency and disaster preparedness planning, training and actual emergency situations. 
    • May act in the capacity of one or all Airport maintenance superintendent’s, in their absence as assigned.


    • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in aviation management, public administration, facilities management, or related field, plus five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in a designated maintenance management field (i.e., Electrical Technical, facilities, or Airfield/Grounds maintenance, depending on need). Three (3) years of maintenance experience in a civil airport or aviation environment are also required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year-for-year basis. 
    • Thorough knowledge of principles of organization. Management and public administration related to maintenance of a civil airport. 
    • Thorough knowledge of standards, practices, materials, and methods used in equipment operation in an aviation environment. Knowledge of Airport and FAA regulations associated with the supervision of Airport maintenance personnel and operation of equipment. Knowledge of safety rules and hazards and application of accident prevention measures associated with the operation of equipment. 
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with representatives of public and private agencies.
    • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with employees, tenants, customers and the public, representatives of other agencies, and government officials. Ability to effectively coordinate the activities of diverse groups.
    • Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine a proper course of action to be taken in high stress and emergency situations. Ability to plan and coordinate multiple activities simultaneously. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with individuals of varied professional backgrounds.
    • Knowledge of computer applications, word processing and computerized maintenance management programs. 
    • Ability to travel to various Airport locations including construction areas. 
    • Possession of a valid driver's license or driving privilege card. 
    • Possession of a SLCDA Movement Area (Red) Badge, or the ability to obtain one within thirty days.

    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Maintenance Management, Aviation Management, Engineering or related field.
    • Journey-level certification in a maintenance related field.
    • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) class A or B is desired


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