Maintenance Mechanic (Field)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 30, 2023
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: 22 USD

Job Description

Several full-time positions available with the Aviation Department, Field Maintenance Division, 154 Tokyo St., KCI Airport.

Department/Division: Aviation Department/ Field Maintenance Division
Salary Range: $22.61- $34.48/hour
Work Location: KCI Airport, 154 Tokyo St.
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday- Friday, 7:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.; mandatory work during inclement weather events

Application Deadline Date: Open until filled

*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.


Makes concrete and asphalt repairs to streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and airfield aprons, taxiways, and runways. Installs and repairs chain link fencing, barbed wire, mesh, snow fencing, fabricates fence gates and metal security grates. Picks up trash from streets, parking lots, and turf areas. Operates two-way radios to communicate with the FAA tower and coworkers. Operates a variety of motorized equipment from small to large pieces of equipment; highway style paint equipment, riding mowers, rotary tillers, insecticide and pesticide sprayers, agricultural tractors with 20' rotary mower decks as well as bulldozers, motor graders, dump trucks, back hoes, trenchers, front end loaders, paint trucks, and excavators. Operates and maintains snow removal equipment. The person in this position must be available day or night during snow season for emergency snow removal events. The job duties are primarily outdoor duties that are performed in all types of weather, night or day, on either the street or air side of the Airport.


REQUIRES high school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Other Information



The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate accredited by the Department of Education.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment Division at (816) 513-1945.

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