5K Bonus: CBP Aircraft Servicer: Laredo, TX
Occupational SummaryResponsible for performing aircraft servicing, ground handling, and operational (daily and turn-around) inspections as required to maintain flight operations. Fuels aircraft and ground support equipment. Directs aircraft start-up and taxi operations using hand signals or light wands at dusk. Assists in towing and movement of aircraft by riding brakes or serving as a wing walker. May be required to drive tow tractor and reposition aircraft on the flight line. Reports to lead person on site.Essential Job FunctionsAssist mechanics with daily and turn-around inspections within time constraints to ensure flight safety and integrity.Operates service vehicles to replenish oxygen, nitrogen, hydraulic fluid, ( After appropriate on-the-job training and certification)Operates ground support equipment such as power units, air conditioning units, and tow tractors. (After appropriate on-the-job training and certification)Take fuel samples and service oil in accordance with established procedures.Launch and recover aircraft by fire guarding and marshaling. ( After appropriate on the job training and certification)Required to clean interior and exterior of aircraft using portable ladders, brushes, rags, water hose and vacuum.Required to secure aircraft in parking positions with blocks, and tie downs.Perform other related duties as assigned.Support the FOD program by maintaining a clean work area, cleaning up after completing jobs and flight line walk-downs.Minimum Education and Experience RequiredMust have one (1) year recent aircraft serving experienceKnowledge of aircraft and flight line safety practices.Will be required to pass a government back ground investigation.Applicants must submit a resume that documents their experience in for the following:Total number of months serving aircraft experienceTotal number of months practicing aircraft and flight line safetyJob Description:.23060 AIRCRAFT SERVICER (Airport Utility Worker) The Aircraft Servicer (Airport Utility Worker) services aircraft, performing any combination of the following tasks, directs incoming and outgoing aircraft near terminal or flight line parking area to assist pilot's maneuvering of the aircraft on ground, using hand or light signals or drives light truck with guiding sign, and secures aircraft in parking position with blocks, stakes, and tie downs. The Aircraft Servicer (Airport Utility Worker) does the following tasks: operates service vehicles to replenish fuel, oil, water, waste system chemicals, oxygen, hydraulic fluid, and to remove waste, enters in the maintenance records description of the servicing performed, checks for fuel contamination by draining sumps and fuel drains; operates ground support equipment such as electrical power supply and engine starting units,examines tires for specified air pressure and condition, assists in jacking and towing aircraft, removes and replaces defective tires, positions and removes boarding platforms to unload or load aircraft passengers, unloads and loads luggage and cargo, using tow truck with luggage carts, and cleans exterior orinterior of aircraft, using portable platform ladders, brushes, rags, water hose, and vacuum. The Aircraft Servicer may de-ice aircraft wings and assemblies, load and unload containers of food, beverages, and dishes for in-flight meal services, trace lost luggage for customers and prepare lost baggage claims, and install drag chutes or retrieve them and send them to parachute shop for repacking.