Under direct supervision of the Airport Operations Superintendent and Operations Supervisor, this position is responsible for the administrative and professional work assisting in the day-to-day airport operations and managing the use of airport facilities in accordance with established policies and procedures. Position assures continuous safety and security compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Parts 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) Part 1542, in addition to all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements. Duties include periodic, daily, and continuous airfield and facilities inspections for unsafe or non-compliant conditions; actively monitoring flight operations statuses, weather, work order requests and local air traffic (ATC) radio communications. Coordinating and monitoring airport construction activities; providing high levels of customer service in responding to questions and inquiries from the public, airport stakeholders, and/or governmental regulatory agencies.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Knowledge of operations, services and activities of airfield grounds and maintenance programs. Knowledge of materials, methods, practices and equipment used in airfield maintenance, construction and repair activities. Must be well-versed in applicable federal laws, codes, regulations and guidelines pertaining to airfield signs, markings and lighting. Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in the management of the work.
Familiarity with CFR Part 139 and Part 1542, associated Advisory Circulars and the Airport Certification Manual. Identify airfield maintenance needs and report to Proper department for corrective action.
Legibly and accurately record information on various report forms. Communicate using a two-way radio system. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with those contacted in the course of work. Skill in operating computers and other office equipment such as printers, copiers, and calculators. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Minimum Training and Experience
High School diploma or GED is required. Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Airport or Aviation/Aerospace Management, Aviation/Aerospace Science, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field highly desirable. A minimum of 2 to 4 years experience in Aviation, Airports, FBO, Airlines or associated military experience is required. Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid Alabama driver’s license and be insurable. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Must adapt to changing working environments and inclement weather conditions. Effectively deal with personal danger which may include exposure to high electrical voltage, working around light and heavy machinery and exposure to the noise of a flight line environment.
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties which may include the following:
walking, crouching, crawling, kneeling, or climbing
moving tools and equipment
operating tools and equipment
lifting heavy objects
Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
operate assigned vehicle and equipment to include radios
read and interpret sketches, diagrams and blueprints
reading and writing
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About Mobile Airport Authority
Mobile Airport Authority is a customer service oriented public corporation which operates under a five member board of directors and Alabama State statutes for the purpose of planning, constructing and operating public airports and an industrial complex. MAA consists of the Mobile Regional Airport, the Mobile Downtown Airport at Brookley and the Brookley Aeroplex. MAA currently employs an average of 90 people between the three locations. We pride ourselves on recognizing our employees as our most valuable resource. MAA has an unyielding focus and commitment to developing our campuses, real estate and economic development processes to an industry-leading standard. Come be a part of the journey, seize the opportunity and grow with us!