AIRPORT FACILITIES SUPERVISOR†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 7732




An employee in this class is responsible for supervising the daily operation of the airport maintenance department at Long Island MacArthur Airport. Supervision is exercised over a staff of skilled and semi skilled tradesmen engaged in a variety of maintenance and repair activities on airport owned buildings, facilities, runways and grounds.Although the majority of the incumbent's duties are of a supervisory nature, responsibility is also included for some performance of tradesman tasks.Assignments are received from a higher-level administrator in the form of maintenance and repair projects to be completed and time schedules for completion.Work is reviewed through conferences and reports submitted.Performs related work as required.



††††††††††† Supervises the daily operations of maintenance such as snow removal, landside maintenance, terminal maintenance and airfield maintenance;

††††††††††† Oversees the maintenance of the airfield lighting system, roadway lighting and signage, and airport-owned aviation navigational aids;

††††††††††† Oversees the maintenance and repair of airport runways;

††††††††††† Oversees a program for Wildlife Control in conformance with regulations of federal and state agencies and maintains a database for such;

††††††††††† Coordinates annual training requirements for relevant staff members with the proper agencies in various wildlife control techniques such as pyrotechnics, handling of shotguns and bird identification;

††††††††††† Supervises grass management in compliance with CER (Certification) PART 139, including the seeding and mowing of lawns and raking of leaves;

††††††††††† Maintains irrigation system at Bayport Aerodrome;

††††††††††† Assists in the implementation of an airport emergency plan;

††††††††††† Assigns work priorities to meet schedules and makes recommendations as to the operation and maintenance of all buildings and grounds; inspects work during progress and upon completion and submits reports on work progress;

††††††††††† Maintains time, supplies, and equipment records; prepares request estimates for men, equipment and supplies.



Thorough knowledge of buildings and grounds operation and maintenance practices; thorough knowledge of the basic principles and methods of the mechanical trades including plumbing, painting, plastering, masonry, and carpentry; thorough knowledge of the tools, terminology and practices of the mechanical and construction and grounds maintenance trades; thorough knowledge of air carrier/airport snow removal operational procedures; thorough knowledge of applicable Federal Aviation Administrationís policies and regulations regarding airport facilities maintenance; good knowledge of the necessary precautions inherent in the building, grounds and maintenance trades; ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinate skilled and semi-skilled tradesmen in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to establish time, material and labor cost estimates and coordinate them in efficient project completion; ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction and to interpret simple blueprints and sketches; ability to maintain records and to prepare time and progress reports.††††††††




††††††††††† Graduation from a standard senior high school and seven (7) years of experience in the performance and/or supervision of airport maintenance activities at an air carrier airport certified for operation under Part 139 of Federal Airport Regulations.