Airport Facilities Maintenance Grounds Mechanic I (D) - Airfield

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Aviation or Harbor Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades Grounds and Landscaping Services

Job Description

Airfield Mechanics are primarily responsible for operating heavy equipment, airfield maintenance and vegetation management.

Starting salary begins at $20/hr. ($41,600)

Overtime and shift differential may apply.

City of Atlanta

Department of Aviation Maintenance

General Description and Classification

Inspects and maintain airport grounds. Duties may include but are not limited to performing grounds and equipment inspections, mowing, edging, pressure washing, spraying, F.O.D. removal etc. within secured and unsecured areas of the airport. Areas include fence lines, guard rails, security gates, walkways, runways, roadways taxiways, domestic and international terminals etc. This is an entry level position with direct supervision, standard operating procedures with verbal and written instructions will apply.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Follow assigned instructions and task of Supervisor and or Lead Mechanic.

Attend all assigned and or required training.

Pick up FOD / Trash to include entire airport property.

Maintains airport grounds using both non-motorized and motorized equipment such as weed eaters, chain saws, blowers, mowers, sprayers etc.

Learn CMMS work management system.


Basic Knowledge of landscaping and landscaping equipment.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

No prior related work experience needed


High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Licensures and Certifications

Must have a valid U.S. Drivers License

Commercial Driving License (CDL A and B)

Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map