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Performs journey level work installing, performing preventive maintenance on and repairing electrical and mechanical systems at Charlotte Douglas International Airport with an emphasis on conveyor and loading bridge systems. Performs other general building maintenance work incidental to above duties or necessary to keep buildings in working order.
• Works assigned shift, plus rotating stand by (on call), weekend and holiday duty. Subject to calls back to work and shift variation during inclement weather and emergency/urgent operations.
• Valid driver’s license with no more than six points, and ability to obtain and maintain City driving permit.
• Certain convictions will disqualify individuals from unescorted access privileges and therefore exclude from employment.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
1. Installation, preventive maintenance, and repair of electrical and mechanical systems with an emphasis on conveyor and loading bridge systems, including specific tasks such as changing motors, bearings, gearbox reducers, and loading bridge tire repairs.
2. General building maintenance work, including manual labor, incidental to above duties or necessary to keep buildings in working order.
3. Compile lists of equipment, tools and supplies needed. Track and order parts to maintain inventory.
4. Operate cars, vans, lifts, bucket trucks and other heavy equipment.
5. Extensive knowledge of other airport systems including electrical, plumbing, generators, emergency systems, aircraft fueling systems and electrical vehicle chargers.
6. Work in close proximity to aircraft while performing repair and maintenance to passenger boarding bridges and associated ground support equipment.
7. Subject to emergency call back for equipment repairs and inclement weather.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of electrical/mechanical control systems such as PLCs, VFDs, start-stop stations and relay logic controls.
• Skills to perform journey level work on electrical/mechanical systems.
• Skills to read and write sufficiently to complete paperwork and read schematic designs and blueprints.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors and tenants.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Electrical license; and/or PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) experience; and/or Automated electrical/electronic control experience (e.g. VFDs (variable frequency drives), start-stop stations, relay logic controls. Skills in carpentry, painting and welding preferred. Working knowledge of other building trades and general building maintenance helpful.
High School Graduate or Equivalent and one year related work experience
Conditions of Employment
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How To Apply
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