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AIRPORT MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for assisting in the supervision of maintenance and repair activities to all facilities and equipment at a municipal airport. Under supervision, an employee in this class assists in the supervision of maintenance and repair activities to airport buildings, roadways, runways, taxiways and equipment. The Airport Maintenance Crew Leader primarily relieves the Airport Maintenance Supervisor of much of the routine supervision and inspection duties. Supervision is exercised over a number of unskilled and semi-skilled airport maintenance employees. Work is primarily supervisory although the employee may assist in the work performed on various projects. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Assigns and supervises the inspection of runways, taxiways, and ramps for hazards.
Assigns and supervises the various crews of maintenance workers engaged in construction, repair, and maintenance projects.
Assists in the inspection of airport buildings and equipment for safety fire hazards and upkeep.
Assigns and supervises routine groundskeeping work such as mowing grass, trimming trees, and shrubs, and seeding.
Supervises the operation and inspection of trucks, tractors, mowers, sweepers, sanders, snow removal equipment and all other motor and heavy equipment. Prepares employee time records and routine reports of building maintenance and repair.
Checks and prepares supplies inventories for both custodial and maintenance activities.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in large airport facilities and runway maintenance.
Good knowledge of the rules and regulations regarding the use and operation of airport facilities.
Ability to supervise subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to prepare and maintain routine records and reports.
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Two (2) years of permanent non-competitive class status as an Airport Maintenance Worker II or three (3) years of permanent non-competitive class status as an Airport Maintenance Worker I.
Four (4) years of maintenance work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in one (1) or more of the building or mechanical trades at least one (1) year of which must have been in airport maintenance work.
SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
At time of appointment, possession of a valid Class A or Class B commercial driver's license (CDL) with appropriate endorsements as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for the class of vehicle being operated.