CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
AIRPORT ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE MANAGER
This is administrative and technical work directing, through subordinate supervisors, the daily activities of a large and diversified staff engaged in the repair and maintenance of the buildings, adjacent exterior areas, and equipment for a system of municipal airports. The employee in this class functions as the across-the-board assistant to the Airport Maintenance Manager. Work is performed under the direction of the Airport Maintenance Manager.
ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)
- Must perform the work for the City of Philadelphia's International Airport as an Across-the-board assistant to the Airport Maintenance Manager.
- The position must supervise the activities of diversified skilled trades workers engaged in the maintenance of airport buildings, systems and facilities through subordinate maintenance supervisors.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
- Directs, through subordinate supervisors, the daily activities of a large and diversified maintenance staff engaged in the maintenance and repair of the buildings and adjacent exterior areas of the airports; develops short-term maintenance and repair projects; conducts inspection tours of the buildings and adjacent exterior areas to ascertain that established standards of maintenance are being followed; prepares maintenance schedules.
- Coordinates maintenance and repair activities with operations and administrative personnel to minimize disruptions to airport operations; confers with other maintenance staff, contractors, and airport tenants in performing maintenance.
- Implements and maintains a work order system, a preventive maintenance program, and appropriate record keeping system for such programs; develops and maintains an information system to keep superiors informed of maintenance needs, requirements, and work in progress; keeps abreast of new federal and state regulations affecting the maintenance of airports.
- Prepares operating budget proposal; determines staffing levels for division; directs selection interviewing; establishes performance standards for division; develops and revises work schedules; directs preparation of requests for purchase of equipment and material.
- Supervises snow removal personnel, coordinating activities with other units as required.
- Performs related work as required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- the principles, practices, techniques, and equipment utilized in maintenance of airports
- practices and techniques involved in implementing a program of building maintenance and repair
- current management and administrative principles related to a large maintenance organization
- the principles and techniques used in scheduling work, assigning priorities, estimating size and composition of staff and, calculating costs of staff time, equipment, and materials for a large maintenance program
- the operations and maintenance of major air conditioning, heating, mechanical, electronic and electrical systems
- the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in maintenance of large airports
- preventive maintenance programs required for large buildings, pavement and grounds, and the varied types of maintenance equipment used in such work
- supervisory principles and practices
- snow removal and ice control practices and procedures as they relate to large airports
- the engineering components of construction, equipment, and maintenance relevant to a large airport
- apply modern management and administrative principles to airport maintenance activities
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, representatives of airlines, concessionaires, and tenants
- express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 6/05.)
- Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in aviation or business management, engineering, or engineering technology.
- Three years of maintenance and repair experience in a large hub airport.
- Three years of experience supervising the activities of skilled trades workers
engaged in the maintenance of airport buildings, systems and other facilities for a large hub airport.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department that has included the specific experience.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES
- Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of
a position in this class.
- Must possess a valid proper class motor vehicle operator's license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania within 90 days after appointment and during tenure of employment as an Airport Assistant Maintenance Manager.
PAY RANGE: EP23
Class Established: 6/86
Class Abolished: 9/88
Class Re-established: 3/90
Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 5/05, Ad Board: 6/05
END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 2P14