TempEquipment Operator C1A, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Employer Allegheny County Airport Authority
Created 11/22/2020
Reference 126343578
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Pittsburgh
Zip 15231

At the Allegheny County Airport Authority, it is our vision to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. We look for talented people who are uniquely qualified to serve our mission of becoming a global aviation leader, driving innovation, regional growth and prosperity.

At the ACAA we all have a temporary role in the ambitious transformation of becoming a smarter airport that will enhance the passenger experience and deliver on our mission of being a global aviation leader. Working assigned shifts, the Equipment Operator is required to be available for overtime during the winter season.

Here is how this role will help:

  • Develop or participate in the job safety analysis procedures;
  • Operate backhoes, front-end loaders and excavators for support of tradesman in excavation and repair of water, sewer, electrical and gas lines;
  • Operate high pressure water sewer cleaning equipment;
  • Operate pumps for manhole work;
  • Operate rubber and paint removal equipment on runways and taxiways;
  • Operate forklift for all material handling at Field Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance, Airline Services and the Central Storeroom with occasional support for the F.A.A., Air Force and outside contractors;
  • Operate skid steer and related equipment for all landscape projects;
  • Hoisting and material handling to support tenants
  • Operate paving equipment for any in-house paving projects;
  • Operate crawler loaders and excavator for landside repairs, drainage projects, building parking lots and opening of emergency roads;
  • Operate loader for loading and stockpiling all sand, salt and construction material such as slag, stone and pipe;
  • Excavate and install catch basin and storm sewer pipes;
  • Operate all snow removal equipment with the exception of trucks with plows for the A.O.A. and landside requirements, including brooms, blowers and loaders with 20’ and 24’ ramp hog blades;
  • Operate graders and loaders to clear ice and hard packed snow on runways, taxiways, ramps and roadways;
  • Performs equipment preventative maintenance;
  • Work safely and abide by all ACAA safety guidelines;
  • Maintain good working relations with management and co-workers, representing the ACAA in a professional manner at all times;
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned or required;

Our culture is innovative and customer centric. We are a learning and performance culture where how we accomplish our priorities is equally important as what we accomplish. The successful candidate in this role will exhibit the following key competencies:

  • Communication – Able to clearly articulate short-term vision, department goals and objectives; Collaborate effectively with peers; Able to communicate policy and strategy to team members.
  • Strategic Thinking – Able to determine short-term outcomes and give guidance on how to meet goals; Able to direct and deliver plans to achieve efficient, on-time results.
  • Team Builder – Able to direct and implement project objectives through “one team” approach; Focused on developing team; direct work of team through leadership and accountability; Makes informed decisions.
  • Customer Centricity – Leads team to identify and improve customer experience; Directs and implements improvements that positively impacts most stakeholders.

The minimum requirements needed to qualify for this role are:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two years of experience in the operation of heavy mobile road and off road construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Must possess a current, valid Pennsylvania Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL).



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