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Operation/Maintenance employee

Southwest Michigan Regional Airport
Job Description
Have a passion for airplanes and all things Aviation? The Southwest Michigan Regional Airport is now hiring for an Operations/Maintenance employee!
Primary responsibility includes:
  • Snow removal and ice control
  • General airfield maintenance
  • Building maintenance
  • General custodial duties
  • Pavement maintenance and inspections
  • Lawn care and tree removal
  • RELIABLE, flexible schedule, ability to be on call, hours will vary some based on weather and demand.
  • Motivated, self-starter, works efficiently without direct supervision
  • Live within timely response distance of the Southwest Michigan Regional Airport for winter weather call ins. The Airport does not close for weekends or holidays
  • Reliable transportation, Valid driver’s license
  • Clear communication; Ability to interpret changing conditions and relay them to management.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening
Ideal candidates will have Aviation operations knowledge, but not required. 

Additional Responsibilities including but not limited to:
  • Responsible for the use of testing meters, plumbing/heating/electrical tools, utilizing heavy equipment and other tools.
  • Coordinates work in progress, including maintenance and repair of runways, taxiways, aprons, lighting system, water system, sewer and heating systems, buildings, hangars and so forth
  • Carries out timely completion of all snow/ice removal for safe runway/taxiway operations.
  • Follows necessary systems and procedures for effective operation of the Airport Authority.
  • Inspects work upon completion; insures that proper methods are used and that equipment is used efficiently.
  • Maintains snow removal, mowing equipment, and all other Airport Authority equipment, buildings, grounds and lighting.
  • Responsible for repairs to field lighting, mowing, buildings, plumbing/heating, painting and any other tasks in the running of an Airport Authority.
  • Confers frequently with the Airport Director and Operations Manager on matters related to maintenance of Airport Authority facilities.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Resume and cover letter should be emailed to
Questions? Call (269) 927-3194
1123 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
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