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Airport Maintenance Coordinator (Building Maintenance)

Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Job Description
Job Requisition Number COA079007
Position Number 114804
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Aviation- Building Maintenance
Minimum Qualifications


  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus five (5) years of experience in diagnostic or the maintenance and repair of electronic controlled pneumatic and hydraulic equipment

Licenses or Certifications:
  • Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License



Notes to Applicants

City vehicle requirement & AOA requirement: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual will be required to drive a City vehicle. Position will also be required to drive on the AOA. Successful candidate must be in possession of a Texas driver’s license as authorized by the Texas Transportation Code. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver’s license, proof of insurability, and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) based on
Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information:

Position may require on-call or call back responsibilities.

Overtime may be required with or without notice.

A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., “see resume” or “see Linked In Profile”). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application.

Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview.

This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled.

Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background
check and security threat assessment.

This position will require an assessment on excel, word, and outlook.

Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department/ Division that the position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview.

Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English.

Continuous carrying or lifting 1 -50 lbs. tool bags, tools, equipment to job site. Frequent carrying/lifting from 51-70 lbs. including equipment & parts. Occasional carrying / lifting heavy parts, motors, reducers , etc. from 70 – 100 lbs including lifting luggage for TSA/assistance. Continuous pulling or pushing from 1 -50 lbs. Loading, moving, unloading, parts, etc. Frequent pulling or pushing 51-70 lbs. equipment & parts. Occasional pulling or pushing items from 71 – 100 lbs. with assistance. Continuous manual/ physical dexterity while working in extreme weather conditions. Continuous finger dexterity needed to hold tools & equipment components. Continuous climbing & crawling on hands and knees to access equipment. Frequent and prolonged standing while working on equipment. Frequent reading overhead, over shoulders, and turning body side to side (manual dexterity). Continuous squatting and kneeling. Frequent bending and stooping. Able to communicate in a high noise area. Must have good color vision in order to view documents, blue prints, etc. Utilize eyes for long periods of time while working on detail and or reading plans, materials instructions, schematics, etc. Must possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate a
motor vehicle during day or night time.

Please note that the department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.

Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work.

Shift work (to include shift differential incentive with evening/night shifts).

Pay Range

$23.65 – $30.12

  • Monday thru Friday 5:00 am to 2:00pm 
  • Please note that shifts may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays and weekend work. Overtime may be required with or without notice.
Job Close Date  11/02/2018
Type of Posting External
Department Aviation
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Professional
Location 3600 Presidential Blvd., Austin, TX 78719 
Preferred Qualifications  
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  1. Coordinates Airline Maintenance program and ensure airport facilities, employees, contractors, etc. are in compliance with all governmental regulations.
  2. Serves as liaison between Airline Maintenance Division and others in regards to maintenance issues; communicate airline maintenance sections' project and program information to management.
  3. Collaborates with engineering and architectural managerial staff in the planning, development, and modification of City of Austin's Aviation Department owned facilities and or other CIP projects.
  4. Represents the Department of Aviation, the Airline Maintenance Division, and the City of Austin in meetings with airport tenants.
  5. Performs facility inspections to evaluate and assess necessary routine and preventative maintenance.
  6. Ensures compliance with TSA-1542 federal inspections, safety, standard operating procedures, and all applicable city, state, and federal requirements with regards to the operations of all airport facilities.
  7. Attends meetings with airport tenant management and airport personnel management to assess maintenance needs in regards to airline maintenance issues.
  8. Assists in the development of short/long range plans as well as perform the monitoring of the progress in achieving established short/long range plans.
  9. Monitors budget and ensure airline maintenance parts are within established budgetary goals.
  10. Monitors maintenance management program (TMA) for work performed and materials used by equipment technicians; identify needs for personnel support through analysis and discussion of current assessments.
  11. Performs contract/procurement duties. Recommend major purchases and expenditures; develop specifications for product price and services; monitor contracts and contractors to ensure compliance; assist with developing, requisitioning, receiving, storing, and issuing inventory of replacement parts; and assist management in the process of purchasing and retiring surplus capital equipment.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
  • May lead and train others.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of all governmental regulations such as TSAEPATNRCCOSHAFAA, and other guidelines governing the regulations addressing the operation/maintenance and upkeep of commercial airports.
  • Knowledge of City of Austin and Department of Aviation policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of facility/general maintenance practices.
  • Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws.
  • Knowledge of city practice and procedures.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Skill in using computers and related software.
  • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
  • Skill in planning and organizing.
  • Ability to use conflict management.
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of training techniques
  • Ability to monitor contracts and/or vendors/contractors
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.
  • Ability to handle hostile, conflict and uncertain situations.


Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position requires a criminal background investigation

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within  the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position requires a high school graduation or GED plus five years of experience in diagnostic or the maintenance and repair of electronic controlled pneumatic and hydraulic equipment. DO you meet the minimum qualificatins for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Texas Class C driver’s license or the ability to acquire by hire date?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-division of the USA Dept. of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment? 
    • Yes
    • No