This position is responsible for the daily operation, administration, supervision, and monitoring of the Airport Maintenance division, including coordination of day to day maintenance activities and personnel in facilities, grounds, airfield, electrical, and vehicle divisions. In addition, this position assists in long term planning and financial management of the maintenance division.
Please see our job posting in NeoGov for the full details of this position: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt/jobs/2643190/director-of-maintenance-burlington-international-airport?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Please note that applications are only accepted through our online applicant tracking system.
Essential Job Functions:
Provide the day to day direction and supervision needed to carry out Airport maintenance and engineering projects, which include, HVAC, vehicles, electrical, plumbing, structures, paving, masonry, painting, welding, sheet metal, carpentry, landscaping, airport lighting, navigational aids, compliance review, and training programs.
Supervise, evaluate and oversee training for all maintenance employees.
Review division work load, schedules, personnel assignments, status of on-going work, and projects, in order to plan division activities.
Review job orders to determine work priorities
Coordinate with the Director of Engineering & Environmental Compliance in budgeting, project development and design, and requests for bids, proposals and qualifications, preparation and issuance of contracts and specifications for various maintenance and equipment, including RFPs, and review for compliance with industry and government standards.
Coordinate response process for airport tenants and users for maintenance needs and requests.
Facilitate and oversee service contractors, such as HVAC, janitorial and airfield.
Assist in the preparation of annual division budget as needed.
Maintain the inventory of equipment and supplies and requisition of materials.
Develop preventive maintenance program in conjunction with Director of Engineering and Environmental Compliance, and maintenance staff.
In conjunction with the Operations Team, direct snow removal operations on the Airport airfield in a coordinated snow removal effort by distributing workloads, assigning equipment and resolving problems specific to the snow team's removal effort during ongoing snow operations.
Maintain all records associated with service contracts, making sure service contracts are being followed, permitting of equipment including but not limited to; elevators, escalators, fire system, and any other inspections and services required by state and federal law.
Coordinates Part 139 issues with operations and maintenance divisions to remain in compliance with federal aviation regulations.
Serve as the Department's Safety Coordinator
Promote and encourage safe work practices within the department in accordance with the FAA Standards and Federal, State, and local regulations.
Recommend, coordinate, develop, and/or provide safety training for department personnel.
Develop divisional procedures and necessary training programs for maintenance divisions.
Maintain, train and ensure current technologies industry standards are directed to staff.
Establish a continuous facility inspection for maintenance and repair and develop preventative maintenance programs for all facilities.
Develop maintenance and construction plans, review for compliance with industry and governmental standards, and develop RFP's with the Director of Engineering and Environmental Compliance, Director of Planning, and/or Financial Advisor as needed.
Make recommendations for improving the day to day operation of Airport Maintenance Division.
Assist in operation of the division within fiscal constraints of approved budget.
Negotiate and resolve conflicts between crews and management.
Coordinate with and facilitate communication with Operations Division on airfield, terminal, and other projects.
Communicate accurate, up-to-date knowledge of division and department goals, form briefings with the department director; and solicit feedback from crews, initiate communications with and offer feedback to management.
Bachelors degree or 4 years cumulative technical school training in maintenance, management, engineering or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience with demonstrated supervisory and management capabilities and a proven working knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures, including budget and management responsibility, and familiarity with mechanics and engineering required.
Minimum of 3 years experience in snow removal operations on airfield, roads and parking lots required.
Must successfully complete a 10-year background check.
Minimum of 3 years airport experience is preferred.
Must have or be able to obtain Part 139 certification.
Must have a valid Driver's License.
Demonstrated knowledge of working within budgetary constricts.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to make decisions under the pressure of emergency snow situations.
Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts between crews and management.
Ability to be on call as required, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to work with a diverse population with a strong commitment to equity and inclusion, among City staff and the general public.
Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the job functions.
Ability to effectively and professionally represent the City in all written and verbal interactions with multiple stakeholders including City employees, elected officials and members of the general public required.
Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts within stated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoing trainings and professional development,
Ability to demonstrate solid judgment and the utmost level of the confidentiality.
Ability to prioritize work and problem solve to accomplish competing objectives while meeting deadlines is required.
Regular attendance and availability to respond to emergent and time-sensitive situations are essential to meeting expectations of the job functions including the ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with the Airport staff, contractors, federal, state and local government representatives, and the general public.
Demonstrated the ability to read and analyze specifications and blueprints to ensure work complies with contract specifications.
Internal Number: 1130-35-001/2.13.2020
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