Hangar Assistant (Internship)
Hangar Assistant (Internship) will be responsible for moving, cleaning and stocking aircraft. All training necessary for this position will be provided and will be compensated at the agreed hourly rate of $10 per hour.
Due to work volume, financial and staffing constraints, and other unknown and/or unanticipated conditions, at times, this position may be assigned other tasks, including clerical and/or office operations; mechanical and maintenance operations; and other operations as needed, requested, and/or required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
- Knowledge of general safe work practices.
- Working knowledge of computers and computer applications.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, management, other agencies, businesses, and the public.
- Ability to keep records and make reports; ability to make arithmetical computations accurately.
- Ability to understand, follow, and transmit oral and written instructions.
- Ability to learn to operate an ATV, tractor, forklift, aircraft tugs, mowers, and similar equipment. Ability to work out-of-doors and occasionally under adverse weather conditions.
- Must be able to hear, read, speak, and understand English and be able to communicate effectively both orally and by writing letters and reports.
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to driving and airport operations is a plus.
The Hangar Assistant (Internship) may be exposed to pesticides, jet fuel, AvGas, engine/turbine oil and other health hazards and inclement weather conditions. The Hangar Assistant (Internship) must be willing to occasionally work non-standard work schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- Hangar Assistant (Internship) is required to be enrolled in high school.
- Possess and retain during the course of employment a valid Texas Driver’s license, and have and maintain a safe driving record as required by the Company’s insurance carrier.
- Be able to provide clear verbal communication and be able to hear, read, understand, and speak English.
- Be able to read and comprehend written instructions, including detailed technical instructions for repair, calibration, and operation of mechanical and electrical equipment, all spray equipment and safe handling instructions on labels.
- Be able to work safely with power and hand tools and is required, at all times, to wear any protective clothing and gear necessary for safe handling of those tools.
- Be willing to learn new and different skills and abilities as required by the Company.
- A Hangar Assistant (Internship) may be assigned other tasks, as required by changing Company programs and needs, and must be willing to take on new challenges as necessary.
- Not obtain outside employment, if in the Hangar Manager’s judgment it will conflict with the Company workload needs, or reduce the Hangar Assistant’s ability to satisfactorily perform required duties.
Employees are responsible for maintaining their physical condition in a state that will allow them to be able to perform the duties of their position and to be in a physical condition that does not increase the danger or likelihood of injury on the job.
- Body Movements: Must have full mobility and use of both arms. Must have the ability for full extension above the head to lift or remove equipment during normal daily activity. Must have full range of motion to climb and hike into surveillance and treatment areas that may include use of hands, legs and feet. Must have the ability and range of flexibility to reach over the head, reach below the knees and to bend over, stoop, or squat down. Have mobility of arms to reach and legs to walk and dexterity of hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate small objects. Must be able to work in weather ranging from below freezing to above 100 Fahrenheit while wearing the appropriate personal protection equipment for eye protection, hearing protection and respirator if required.
- Frequently: Activity or condition existing from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. Lifts, carries and uses equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds. Standing and sitting for extended periods while performing office duties. The position requires the operation of a computer keyboard ranging in length from short to extended periods of time. Be able to operate a motor vehicle with a standard and automatic transmission.
- Occasionally: Activity or condition existing up to 1/3 of the time. Requires being able to climb ladders, squat, bend over and lift equipment up to 25 pounds above the head.
- Vision: The position requires adequate vision (which may be corrected) to read, write, drive during the day and at night and safely perform the essential functions of the job under the conditions listed above.