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Airport Technician-19700108


Pay: $50107.2 to $61464/year
$50107.2 - $61464
Posted: 5/12/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2566894
Keywords: repair

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Job Summary



This is a series recruitment; although there is no application submittal deadline, persons interested in this recruitment are encouraged to apply as soon as possible 

The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Airport Technician, to fill a current vacancy at the Gillespie Airport.  Additional information on the County's Department of Public Works Airports can be found here

An Airport Technician is a journey level job class responsible for performing a wide variety of maintenance, repair, and technical work on airport facilities. grounds, and equipment.  
As stated on the Minimum Qualifications below, applicants must have experience working at an airport facility or military airbase.  Additional information on this job can be found here

Minimum Qualifications:

Two (2) years of experience in general construction work, or structural/facilities repair and maintenance work with a public or private airport facility, or military airbase.  This experience must have included inspection and maintenance of runway and runway lighting systems.

Desirable Qualification:  Work experience at a radio-controlled facility.

Driver's Licenses 
  • A valid California Class B driver's license is required at time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment in this class.
  • A valid California Class A license with a tank endorsement and without transmission or air brake restrictions must be acquired within six (6) months of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment in this class. Employees in this class are subject to random drug testing per DOT guidelines. 

Evaluation Process

Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based upon scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications.  Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.  If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.


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