Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $66,115.00/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $90,281.00/Yr.
    Post End Date
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Airport Maintenance Director, plans, organizes and supervises activities of maintenance sections of the Salt Lake City International Airport, Airport II, and the Tooele Valley Airport, including airfield maintenance, grounds maintenance, facilities maintenance, electrical support, and snow removal efforts. This is a highly skilled position that provides for and ensures the Airport maintenance sections keeps pace with tenant, customer and passenger requirements, growth and demands.


    • Leads and supervises a staff of technical personnel assigned to the maintenance and operations of the airfield, grounds, facilities, of electrical support sections. Responsible for personnel actions and administrative matters as they apply to the day-to-day operations of specific sections as assigned by the Division Director.
    • Develops and implements preventive maintenance programs and ensures maintenance schedules reflect appropriate servicing as well as specialized improvements, as technological charges require.
    • 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 Director.
    • Prepares and administers proposed operating budget for a specific maintenance sections as assigned by the Director.
    • 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 Superintendents and provides support in all new construction and remodeling projects; provides insights during planning and construction stages of all Airport-related projects.
    • Coordinates with other division superintendents in all emergency and disaster preparedness planning, training and actual emergency situations.
    • May act in the capacity of Director of Maintenance in his or her absence as assigned.


    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Maintenance Management, Aviation Management, Engineering or related field and six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in a designated maintenance management field is required (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 is strongly desired. Related education and/or 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.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with representatives of public and private agencies.
    • 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 establish and maintain maintenance programs utilizing sound business management principles.
    • Ability to travel to various Airport locations including construction areas.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.


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