The Airport Operations/Maintenance Worker position is a non-exempt, entry level position that is under direct supervision of the Airport Operations/Maintenance Supervisor and/or Aviation Director. The Airport Operations/Maintenance Worker receives training to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties and tasks supporting the operation of the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Duties and tasks include building and basic mechanical trades, performing inspections, enforcing rules and regulations, and monitoring and reporting airfield conditions and performing other tasks to ensure compliance with FAA/TSA standards. This position also responds to and assists with the management of airport disasters and emergencies at or near the Pueblo Memorial Airport.
Inspects the airfield to ensure compliance with FAA standards and reports those items that do not meet FAA requirements via NOTAMS, work orders, etc.
Maintains the airport terminal, hangars, and airfield ensuring that they are clean and meet security standards.
Provides airport ground security, including driving the perimeter of the airport, inspecting fences and controlling vehicular and personnel access, inspecting equipment, and managing wildlife present on the airfield.
Conducts security checks of the Pueblo Memorial Airport including routine patrol of the AOA and other department grounds, buildings, hangars, terminal, and aviation museum.
Operates heavy equipment including, but not limited to, aircraft tow tugs, graders, loaders, back-hoes, rollers, street sweepers, forklifts, jack-hammers, pickup truck, snow plow, dump trucks (with and without) snow plows, and tractor pulled and riding mowers.
Loads and unloads dirt, sand, gravel, cement, supplies and equipment which frequently weigh 50 pounds or more.
Repairs, maintains, and cleans buildings and hangars at the Pueblo Memorial Airport.
Assists with the repair and maintenance of the airport terminal, hangars, and airfield including, but is not limited to, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, asphalt laying, cement finishing, light machinery, and servicing of vehicles and heavy equipment rolling stock.
Performs outside building and ground maintenance, including but not limited to, mowing, painting, the removal of snow from runways, and the repairing of runways, taxiways, and aircraft parking ramps
Repairs, maintains and checks airport lighting systems.
Provides immediate response, in a support capacity, to emergencies and disasters at or near the airport.
Performs any other airport operations-related function to stay compliant with Pueblo Municipal Code, FAR Part 139, and TSAR/CFR 1542 standards.
The Pueblo Memorial Airport is a department of the City of Pueblo. It is a commercial service airport, offering service to Denver. With 175,000 operations a year, it is the third busiest airport in the State of Colorado.
Pueblo, Colorado is located in Southern Colorado along the southern edge of the state's major growth corridor. The city
covers 46 square miles and has a population density of approximately 2200 people per square mile. With an
elevation of 4,695 feet, it lies 110 miles south of Denver at the crossroads of two major highways—U.S. Highway 50
and Interstate 25.
It is home to a vibrant community of about 107,000 family oriented
citizens, including four living Medal of Honor recipients, enjoying life under Southern Colorado's blue
skies and sunshine. Pueblo has great pride in its rich heritage, friendly residents and abundant amenities. It has often been said, and not only in passing that Pueblo is a big city with the charm and tranquility of a small town. With over 300 sunny and often agreeable days a year, there is plenty to do for the outdoor enthusiast even in the middle of winter. Recreational activities range from a simple walk
around Pueblo’s famous H...istoric Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo (HARP) to biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful
river trail system, water sports at Lake Pueblo, golfing, or hiking. Skiing is also popular and very accessible in the
mountains to the west.