The Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport is seeking an Operation Specialist to join our team for our rapidly growing General Aviation Airport.
Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the operation specialist will perform a variety of technical, general, maintenance, and surveillance duties associated with the safe, efficient, and continuous operation and maintenance of the airport.
This position involves exercising sound judgment and the ability to work independently and cooperatively.
Coordinates airport operations during assigned shift, ensuring the safety and security of the public, tenants and airport staff
Maintains current knowledge of all Airport rules, regulations, and policies. Assists in establishing policies, procedures, and practices governing the operation of airport terminals, runways, roads, and grounds.
On airfield repairs; airfield lighting; janitorial; maintenance of main terminal and grounds.
Conducts periodic and daily inspections of runways, taxiways, fuel farm and other airport facilities.
Assists in snow and ice control procedures.
Issues and files Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) and other functions and reports all conditions that impact the safe operations of aircraft and ensures the safety of the flying public.
Performs other functions as requested by the Director of Operations. .
On call for wildlife runway sweeps.
Coordinate and testing of fuel deliveries.
Must have excellent customer service skills when handling customers both internal and external customers.
Electrical and mechanical experience is highly preferable with the ability to check, lubricate, and maintain various types of electrical and mechanical equipment as well as troubleshoot system malfunctions and recognize problems and take quick corrective action in addressing potential hazards or existing discrepancies.
Additional Salary Information: Employees receive a generous benefits package: (See Town of Blacksburg Employee Handbook) The Town of Blacksburg is the Human Resource support of the Airport Authority.