PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for an assigned group of Transportation Maintainers and/or Qualified Craft Workers engaged in an area of transportation maintenance or closely related activities.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This class is used at the Connecticut Airport Authority facilities.
Receives general direction from an Airport Maintenance General Supervisor, or an employee of higher grade.
Supervises an assigned group or crew of Transportation Maintainers, Qualified Craft Workers, lower level employees and inmate and/or parolee workers as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans crew workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews work; establishes and maintains crew procedures; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may make recommendations on policies or standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; requisitions materials and equipment appropriate to the various jobs; participates in performing the duties of the crew; may do preliminary site inspection of assigned jobs; may be required to stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at State-owned airports; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the approved methods of maintaining and improving runways, roads and related drainage structures; knowledge of materials and equipment used in runways and road maintenance and construction; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of skilled experience in the maintenance and repair of airport runways, roads or related structures.
Note: For State Employees the General Experience will be interpreted at the level of Transportation Maintainer 2 or a combination of airport experience and previous experience in a supervisory or lead capacity.
1. Incumbents in this class will be required to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal as required.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Airport Maintenance) (37.5 Hour) in Salary Group TC 20 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to re-title and modify content) Action No. 18-076