The Airfield Operations Area Technician, Level III performs maintenance of Airport runways, taxiways, lighting systems, and grounds and performs work related as required. Also performs inspections and operational duties on the Air Operations Area in accordance with FAR Part 139 and the Savannah Airport Commission’s Airport Certification Manual. Participates in the maintenance and repair of airport runways, taxiways, grounds, lighting systems, counterpoise systems, and drainage systems. Participates in the maintenance and repair of runway/taxiway markings, pavement surface, joint repairs, security gates, fencing, vehicles, wildlife management. Maintains approach and transitional slopes to runways and around the airport. Operates related equipment in a safe manner. Conducts daily, monthly, and quarterly inspections of the Airfield Operations Area as outlines in the Airport Certification Manual. Troubleshoots, operates, and maintains the Computerized Lighting Control System. Assists the Engineering Department with airfield construction projects. Operates road grader, backhoe, sweeper, tractors, mowers, sprayers, and equipment as required.
High school graduate or GED equivalent required. Three or more years’ experience in airfield electrical systems and pavement repair work required. Training courses in electrical diagnostics and repair of airfield lighting and control systems desired. Ability to communicate using a two-way radio system and the telephone. Ability to effectively communicate (verbally and/or written) with others. Ability to legibly and accurately record and prepare information on various reporting forms. Ability to read, interpret, and explain applications, regulations, plans, and specifications. Possess knowledge of maintenance equipment, tools, and materials used in the field of airport or public works maintenance. Possess knowledge of skills required in pavement repairing, drainage structures, construction procedures, and electrical systems. Possess knowledge of vehicle and equipment operations. Possess knowledge of plans and blueprint reading and interpretation. Ability to meet and maintain Transportation Security Administration requirements authorizing unescorted access entry to the AOA (Airfield Operations Area), sterile area, or secured area. Possession of a valid GA Driver’s License.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience.
About Savannah Airport Commission
Every employee of the Savannah Airport Commission plays a role in achieving our Vision of providing a safe, secure and efficient facility and providing air service that promotes the economic development of the airport and the region. Our job is to maintain the airfield as our top priority and ensure excellence in safety and airport security. All employees are expected to work hard to do everything in a first-class manner, offering the best customer service possible, treating our tenants as customers, and remaining aware of surroundings at all times to keep safety at the forefront.