McCarran International Airport

About McCarran

Nearly 50 percent of all visitors to Las Vegas come through McCarran. As a world leader in airport management, we are focused on providing the best customer service possible.

McCarran International Airport is owned by Clark County, Nevada. Our airport system also includes four general aviation facilities: North Las Vegas Airport, Henderson Executive Airport, Jean Sport Aviation Center and Overton/Perkins Field. These airports operate under the policy direction of the Board of County Commissioners, the authority of the County Manager, and the management of the Director of Aviation.

The Department of Aviation is a self-sufficient enterprise and operates without county general fund tax revenue.

Operating an airport in a community that depends on tourism means every single employee has a unique opportunity to provide our travelers with that all-important first and last impression of Las Vegas. Twelve divisions make up the Department of Aviation’s organization, each offering a variety of front line and behind-the-scenes jobs at various levels:  Director’s Office, Airside Operations, Business & Commercial Development, Employee Services/Risk Management, Facilities/Service Desk, Finance, General Aviation, Information Systems, Landside Operations, Construction/Engineering, Security, and Terminal Operations.

1 job(s) at McCarran International Airport

McCarran International Airport Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 21, 2017
Full Time
About the Position Performs journey level installation, repair, maintenance and remodeling of electrical and electronic equipment and facilities and street lighting systems on a variety of County locations; ensures that electrical power is available for facilities on an emergency basis. This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months. The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview. Requirements Equivalent to graduation from high school and six years of full-time skilled experience in the electrical trade. Successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician may be substituted for four years of the required experience. Attendance at a recognized trade school is desirable, as is experience with electronic controls and experience in an industrial or plant setting. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment. Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of hire. Certification for the State of Nevada "F" Fire Alarm/Protection System installation and maintenance is desirable. Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. May be required to work in confined spaces or a detention facility. Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician. Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination. Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment. Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's upon acceptance of job offer. Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc. Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal. Physical Demands Mobility to work in a typical shop or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces or from aerial equipment for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation. Examples of Duties Participates in the design, layout and installation of office, public facility, shop, plant, street lighting, parks and athletic facility and other remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting County buildings and facilities; takes measurements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Performs skilled electrical work such as the installation of wire, conduit, outlets, fixtures, switches, appliances, timers, alarm systems, lighting and street lighting systems, appliances and other elements of office and public facilities. Performs skilled plant electrical work such as the installation of motors, pumps, generators, control systems, auxiliary power systems, data information systems, HVAC systems and similar major installations in plant and public facilities; may work from aerial lift equipment. Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on systems and equipment; tests emergency power, lighting, alarm and other backup systems to ensure ongoing usage. Installs and reroutes telephone, computer networks and other data communication lines; installs and maintains such specialized equipment as surveillance cameras, computer components and electronic circuit boards. Tests and troubleshoots electrical and electronic components, repairs or orders and replaces components, rewires systems, and tests equipment prior to placing back into service. Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects. Maintains and services electrical test and repair equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed, particularly around energized circuits. Maintains records of work performed and materials used. Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required; may work from lift trucks, ladders and other elevating devices.