JOIN OUR TEAM: Heavy Equipment/Fleet Mechanic

GPIA is hiring a full time Heavy Equipment/Fleet Mechanic.

Position: Heavy Equipment/Fleet Mechanic
Department: Maintenance
Work Location: Glacier Park International Airport/FMAA
Pay Rate: $30/hour (full time/ permanent)
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Job Responsibilities:
Under direct supervision of the Director of Maintenance, this position is responsible for ensuring the continuity of the airport vehicle/equipment fleet. This position performs skilled work in the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment, heavy and light trucks, fire safety vehicles, compressors and emergency generators, and other vehicles and equipment. Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and installs equipment and vehicle components and attachments, including diesel and gasoline engines and sub-assemblies; electrical systems; hydraulic and pneumatic control systems; brakes; structural members and other parts. Ensures heavy equipment and vehicles comply with DOT operating standards and regulations. Supervises and trains airport maintenance direct reports.

Incumbent must be able to pass a federal background check and security threat assessment, have and maintain a valid driver license, and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.

Minimum Qualifications:
– Possess a High School Diploma or GED
– Have five years of progressively responsible experience in vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance and hydraulic repair

Preferred Qualifications:
– Graduation from a certified diesel repair school
– Airport maintenance experience
– Welding certificate
– Automotive repair experience

Applications may be picked up in the Airport Administration Office at 4170 Hwy. 2 E., Kalispell, MT or submitted online via the careers link on our website