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Asstistant Maintenance Mechanic - Laborer #2406-104100-01

3rd shift

Date Opened
Wednesday, June 05, 2024 8:00 AM
Close Date
Saturday, June 22, 2024 11:59 PM
  • $22.21 - $23.07/hour; $46,200 - $48,000.00/year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


Works as an assistant to various building tradesman at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Locating and repairing malfunctions in plumbing systems, electrical systems, HVAC systems, inspecting, servicing, testing, performing PM’s and repairing associated equipment.  Perform other general maintenance work incidental to above duties, or necessary to keep buildings in working order.

General Information:
Works assigned shift.  Schedule subject to irregular hours, overtime and emergency calls back to work.
Valid driver’s license in state of residency and ability to obtain and maintain a City Driving Permit. 
Ability to pass a background check in advance of start date required.  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 plumbing, electrical and HVAC equipment.
2. General building maintenance work, including manual labor, incidental to above duties or necessary to keep buildings in working order.
3. Perform preventive maintenance on underground sewer, drainage systems, lift stations and associated equipment.  
4. Compile lists of equipment, tools and supplies needed.
5. Perform repairs to carpet, security doors and gates, passenger seating and overall appearance to the traveling public.
6. Inspect and repair building envelope such as, roofs, windows, doors, and gutters.
7. Operate cars, vans, lifts, bucket trucks and other heavy equipment.
8. Subject to emergency call back for equipment repairs and inclement weather.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Read and write sufficiently to complete related paperwork and read schematic designs and blueprints. 
Working knowledge of other building trades and general building maintenance.
Represent the airport in a professional manner and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and tenants. 
Follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements:
Spends about 70% of the time standing, bending, reaching, walking and driving.  The rest of the time includes a combination of sitting, twisting, keeling, squatting, crawling, lifting, shoveling and carrying.  Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.  About 5% of time can lift, pull or carry up to 100 lbs a short distance, with another person.

Works inside and outside.  May include exposure to machinery, dust, chemicals, fumes, solvents, moving objects/vehicles, scaffolding, ladders, vibrating tools, excessive noise, large crowds and slippery or uneven surfaces.  May use a variety of electrical and hand tools.

Minimum Qualifications

One year related work experience


High School Graduate or Equivalent

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

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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