Job Description: This part-time employee will fuel planes, wash and detail aircraft, clear snow and ice from aircraft and hangars, keep supplies stocked, provide feedback on safety and security, assist students and instructors on the flight line, and assist the maintenance technicians as needed. This job requires some lifting of 50 lbs or less and early morning availability M-Sun (5-9 AM) and/or mid-day availability M-Sun(12-2) and/or late afternoon/early evening availability M-Sun(3-7). This position is off campus at Salt Lake International Airport. Employees will need to be able to travel to and from the airport. Training will be provided and all employees must obtain an airport badge which requires the passing of a background check.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Pulling aircraft out for fueling. • Wash and detail aircraft. • Clear ice and snow from aircraft during inclement weather. • Clear ice and snow from hangar areas during inclement weather. • Maintain aircraft supplies at the hangars. • Update white board with accurate information. Maintain security/safety on the ramp. File safety reports in regards to school and airport safety. Assist the Maintenance Technicians as needed. Comply with FAA and Salt Lake Airports regulations. • Comply with the Westminster College Flight Operations Safety and Operations manual. • Assist students and instructors at the aircraft
QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Word processing and spreadsheet skills are required. Knowledge of general aircraft systems and FAA regulations a plus. Qualified individuals are required to pass a background check and complete TSA training regarding General Aviation operations.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Interest in aviation and experience in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. Prefer at least one year’s experience in a collegiate flight training program as an employee or student. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required by this job include far vision as well as, close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.