Airport Maintenance Personnel

Application deadline:

Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 12:00pm


Vermilion Regional Airport Authority


The Vermilion Regional Airport Authority is looking for a mechanically inclined, detail oriented, hard working indiviudal to join our staff.  The following duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform assigned inspection of airport runways, taxiways, and electrical systems for hazardous conditions and complete required paperwork; pick up trash and debris


  • Repair and maintain the various airfield lights and landing systems to assure that airport equipment and pavement surfaces are safe for operating aircraft use


  • Perform general maintenance and cleaning duties to airport buildings, rotating beacon, air conditioning systems, fences, signs and generator areas; (painting, carpentry, plumbing and electrical wiring skills necessary)


  • Oversee airport grounds maintenance including landscape areas and lawns; apply pesticides and herbicides as necessary and in accordance with established health and safety regulations


  • Review and update automotive maintenance records and arrange for necessary equipment repairs


  • Coordinate purchase of materials and supplies used for the maintenance of the airfield, buildings, grounds, and public areas


  • Assist in the coordination of airport construction projects and other airport activities with management and tenants


  • Utilize proper safety procedures at all times


  • Direct snow and ice control/removal operations


  • Understand the effects of rain, snow, ice, wind, temperature and other factors which affect the safe landing of aircraft; the ability to understand and interpret meteorological reports and forecasts


  • Repair, maintain, service and operate small, intermediate and heavy motorized equipment, and be able to instruct others in the operation of equipment as required


  • Maintain inventory control over all tools, equipment and supplies; maintain security over as well


  • Respond to and assist in airport emergencies such as aircraft accidents and fires, as needed


  • Be available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.



5+ years of maintenance experience

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 




Years of experience: 

  • 5 - 10 years