Airfield Maintenance – Operator

at CVG Airport Authority
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Date Posted July 30, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified



Responsible for operating gasoline and large diesel powered machinery in a safe and appropriate manner. Specific duties include heavy equipment maintenance, snow and ice removal, airfield signage and lighting, glycol conveyance, pavement repair and maintenance; year-round airfield maintenance, including garages, parking areas, and pavements.


This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.

  • Mows grass to comply with visibility Part 139 CVG airfield regulations.
  • Assists with design and installing landscape. Mows, prunes and maintains grass and plants. Removes and shapes trees.
  • Performs pavement repair and general maintenance including concrete, blacktop and joint repair.
  • Ensures Airfield paint markings, signage and lighting comply with Part 139 and Kentucky Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations
  • Performs fence replacement and general maintenance.
  • Performs snow and ice removal.
  • Performs ditch-line and catch basin repair and maintenance and other excavation work.
  • Cleans, maintains and secures all heavy equipment.
  • Assists in emergencies on CVG Airport property 24/7.
  • Routinely input labor and materials to CMMS.
  • Safety Trainer position responsibilities: provide training for airfield maintenance personnel regarding CDL, safety and snow removal; writes training programs and standard operating procedures.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED and five years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.


  • Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance
  • Valid Commercial Driver s License (or ability to acquire Class A CDL within 6 months of hire date). Additional endorsements of Passenger are preferred.
  • KY state license for those that are applying herbicides and pesticides.
  • Basic and Advanced ASOS training.


  • Applicable OSHA safety standards and other Federal, State and local regulations;
  • Operation of gas and diesel powered equipment;
  • Personal protective equipment.


  • Demonstrated skill in following verbal and written instruction;
  • Clearly and effectively communicating both orally and in writing;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups.


Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Heavy Work: exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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