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    Jeff McNally

    Metropolitan Airports Commission 4 reviews –
    Perform routine field maintenance in all areas of the airport and in various phases of work involved. Duties include snow and ice control, bituminous and concrete surface repairs, fencing, signage, pollution control, trash collection and general cleanup on air operational areas and public areas on the airport. Operate equipment including trucks, sweepers, tractors, mowers, snow plows, snow blowers, sanders and liquid chemical vehicles, concrete saws, jack-hammers, and other related maintenance equipment. Perform all other duties assigned by working foremen, assistant managers, or managers of Field Maintenance.

    1st Shift: 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    2nd Shift: 2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    3rd Shift: 10:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

    Base Pay: $23.139 – $29.035

    $0.25/hour for Class ‘A’ CDL
    $1.05/hour afternoon shift
    $1.15/hour night shift To apply: click the “Apply” link located just above the position description, log-in and follow the instructions provided.

    Questions regarding this position can be directed to Lori Holt at or 612.725.6116. Applications will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018.

    Minnesota Government Data Practices Act
    The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) collects information from applicants for the purposes of determining employment suitability. Applicants are not legally required to provide the requested information. However, information not provided, other than race, gender, or disability, may prevent MAC from being able to consider the application or determine the applicant’s suitability for the position. The information collected may be classified as public or private data under the MGDPA. “Public” means that data is available upon request. “Private” means the data is only available to the person the information is about, and to those who must see it in the course of conducting MAC business and as otherwise provided for by law. MAC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If an accommodation is required for you to participate in the application process because of a disability, please contact Anita Bellant at 612-726-8196 or .

    MAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, nationality, or disability.

    Position Description:
    Snow and Ice Removal
    Perform snow and ice control operations within the airport security area, Air Operations Area and in public areas
    Operate snow plows, snow blowers, tractors, sanders, liquid chemical dispensing vehicles and snow hauling vehicles
    Perform manual snow removal operations Grounds Keeping
    Perform a variety of landscaping and turf management duties
    Seed, sod, fertilize and water turf areas
    Perform grading and fill ruts and other depressions in turf areas
    Apply weed control chemicals, operate weed whips and back-pack blowers
    Operate diesel-powered tractors with mower attachments, small tractors, riding mowers and other powered landscaping equipment
    Plant trees, shrubs and flowering plants
    Cut and trim trees and shrubs
    Install ornamental landscaping fixtures Bituminous and Concrete Repair
    Perform bituminous and concrete repairs on runways, taxiways, aircraft aprons, parking ramps, parking lots, sidewalks, roadways and other public areas
    Pour concrete for repair of sewers, drains, catch basins and larger concrete repairs
    Perform brick or block work as needed
    Perform joint seal repairs including sawing, routing and installation of hot-application joint seal material
    Provide traffic control at work sites Fence, Sign and Gate Construction and Maintenance
    Install, assemble, cut and repair chain-link fence, barbed wire and sliding gate sections, both manual and electric type
    Install, repair and replace signage, sign posts and other support structures General Airport Cleaning
    Operate power sweepers for cleaning of runways, taxiways, aircraft parking aprons, parking lots, roadways, and other public areas
    Operate back pack blowers, power washers, vacuums and other equipment used in cleaning airside and public areas, including the use of all appropriate safety equipment Pollution Control
    Perform rubbish and trash removal, including manual collection as required
    Empty trash receptacles and transfer debris to dumpsters or disposal sites as directed
    Perform inspections of drainage systems and check operation of storm water control equipment
    Install and replace absorbent collection devices at appropriate locations
    Assist in containing and recovering fuel spills, oil spills and other pollutants on airport surfaces or near airport rivers, lakes, streams and catch basins General Duties
    Assist the trades and contract personnel
    Perform parts pick-up and delivery and assist in equipment maintenance, cleaning and care
    Operate mobile and base-station radio equipment
    Perform other duties as assigned

    Position Requirements:
    MAC Core Competency Requirements
    Perform work in a safe, secure and ethical manner
    Consistently practice cooperative, positive and flexible work habits and accept accountability for job responsibilities
    Use effective interpersonal skills to develop positive work relationships and successfully work within a team-oriented environment
    Use good communication skills within and between work groups
    Comply with required work schedules
    Complete work assignments in an accurate and neat manner
    Produce required volume of work within assigned deadlines
    Provide good internal/external customer service
    Comply with all MAC policies and procedures Minimum Requirements
    High school diploma or equivalent
    Possession of a valid state-issued commercial driver’s license (CDL) Class “A” -OR- Possession of a valid state issued commercial driver’s license (CDL) and the ability to obtain a Class “A” license within six (6) months of date of hire
    Satisfactory driving record (see definition under ‘Other Information’)
    Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods including shoveling, carrying, etc.
    Ability to lift, carry and position up to 50 pounds
    Ability to work outdoors under severe and varying weather conditions for extended periods of time
    Ability to pass a criminal history and employment background check Desirable Requirements
    Two years of professional work experience in operating commercial-rated vehicles
    Two years of professional work experience in paved surface repair work
    Previous field maintenance experience in an airport environment
    Previous professional work experience in snow removal using a variety of snow removal equipment
    Professional work experience in landscaping or grounds maintenance
    Professional work experience in concrete or masonry work
    Professional work experience in operating heavy equipment
    Experience in the use of two-way radio equipment
    Excellent oral communication skills
    Ability to report to work within 60 minutes
    State certified in chemical applications

    Other Information:
    Motor Vehicle Record Evaluation Guideline
    Effective September 11, 2015
    Safe driving habits are critical for individuals employed in MAC occupations that require extensive driving of equipment on the aircraft operating area. As a result, external applicants for the Airport Maintenance Worker position must meet the MAC’s standard of safe driving in order to be hired.

    A contingent offer of employment shall be withdrawn if the motor vehicle record contains:
    1. Three (3) or more minor moving violations within the last three (3) years from date of offer. Minor violations include, but not limited to:
    Failure to wear a seat belt
    Failure to stop at a stop sign
    Failure to yield 2. Any major violation within the past three (3) years from date of offer including, but not limited to:
    Driving under influence of alcohol/drugs
    Open bottle or allowing open bottle
    Failure to stop/report an accident
    Violations as a result of an accident
    Reckless driving/speeding contest
    Making a false accident report
    Homicide, manslaughter or assault arising out of the use of a vehicle
    Driving while license is suspended/revoked
    Careless driving
    Attempting to elude a police officer
    Excessive speed Any pending criminal matter for a serious traffic offense will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

    Felony : A crime for which a sentence of imprisonment for more than one year and a fine of more than $3,000 may be imposed. (Examples: criminal vehicular operations resulting in injury or death, fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle resulting in an injury or death.)

    Gross Misdemeanor : Any crime which is not a felony or misdemeanor, the maximum fine for which is $3,000.00, and imprisonment for up to one year. (Examples: fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, subsequent DWI violations within five and ten years.)

    Misdemeanor : A crime for which a sentence of not more than 90 days or a fine of $1,000.00, or both, may be imposed. (Examples: Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving After Suspension/Driving After Revocation (DAS/DAR), reckless/careless driving, no insurance, open bottle, parking in a handicapped area, third moving violation in a year, petty misdemeanor violations with enhancements.)

    Petty Misdemeanor : A petty offense which is prohibited by statute, which does not constitute a crime, for which a fine of not more than $100.00 may be imposed, unless the violation was originally a misdemeanor, whereupon the fine may not exceed $200.00. (Examples: speeding, failing to stop at a stop sign, failure to yield.)

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