Airport Technician Specialist

City of New Orleans
$56,488 Per year LA 1 Terminal Dr, Kenner, LA 70062, United States


Kind of Work

Skilled mechanical and supervisory work at the 1st Class level in charge of the operation and maintenance of heating, air conditioning, and other mechanical equipment in the building assigned; incumbents must have knowledge in Utility Management systems as well as pneumatic controls; and related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency Diploma issued by a State Department of Education.*
  2. Valid driver's license.*  Applicants must be eligible for coverage under the airport's auto liability insurance policy.
  3. 1st Class Air Conditioning or Refrigeration License issued by the Board of Examiners of Operating Engineers of the City of New Orleans.*
  4. 1st Class Boiler's License issued by the Board of Examiners of Operating Engineers of the City of New Orleans.*
  5. An EPA Technician Certification Type I and II or Universal.*
  6. Three (3) years of full-time experience repairing and maintaining HVAC and refrigeration equipment at an airport or equivalent facility such as a Port, Utility, Major Building Complex or Facility, Hospital or equivalent.
* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education and licenses claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.

  If hired, Aviation employees must maintain all required licenses, permits, certificates, and auto liability insurance eligibility during the duration of their employment. Failure to comply with any of the above listed provisions will result in termination.

Kind of Examination

A qualifying review of license and experience.

This is a noncompetitive original entrance examination in accordance with Rule V, Section 8.1 (d) of the City Civil Service Rules.

Note: Candidates must pass a personal, criminal, and employment background check required under federal regulations.

This position requires a one year probationary period.