Under general supervision, manages the daily operations and maintenance staff of the San Angelo Regional Airport - Mathis Field (SJT); confirms compliance of airport activities with City, State, and Federal regulations. Assumes the duties of the Airport Director in his/her absence.
Manages the operations, maintenance, security, safety programs, and compliance management functions; develops and implements programs and procedures to assure that the airport operations meet state and Federal compliance regulations. Performs a significant amount of independent judgment and decision-making on operations matters. Required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a number of airport stakeholder groups including government officials, tenants, customers, and the general public while exhibiting courtesy and professionalism. Manages all airport maintenance staff; trains and monitors staff; conducts disciplinary actions, as warranted; promotes team building; adheres to safety standards; ensures staff provides superior customer service. Oversees the interview and hiring process of maintenance staff team. Assists in preparation and direction of the airport operation and capital improvement budgets; negotiates contracts for airport improvement, maintenance and repair as needed. Assures that the Airport maintains Airport Operating Certificates according to Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 139 of Title14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR Part 139); reviews, interprets, enforces, implements, and mitigates Federal, state and City regulations and policies. Coordinates and supervises inspection, maintenance and repairs of airport facilities and ground support functions; evaluates and analyzes procedural, maintenance, and operational issues, and recommends and implements solutions. Posts, enforces, interprets and assures compliance with safety notices and use regulations from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Texas Department of Transportation (TX DOT). Communicates with general public, hangar tenants, government agencies, vendors, contractors, and others in order to coordinate operations and maintenance of airport grounds and facilities and resolve customer service issues. Develops and monitors budget for maintenance and operations divisions; reviews and approves designs, plans and specifications for capital improvement plan; prepares special and recurring financial, operational and technical compliance reports. Plans and coordinates emergency response training, exercises and practice drills; assesses emergency situations and implements appropriate response procedures. Responds to requests for information within designated scope of authority; identifies and researches technical issues, and recommends solutions. Coordinates with other department to obtain necessary support activities such as security, engineering services, financial and accounting services, airport property maintenance, legal services, etc. Serves as the alternate Airport Security Coordinator and oversees the implementation of the Airport Security Program; acts as a primary airport contact with public agencies, tenants, and the public regarding airport security matters; assists in the oversight of the airport badging program. Prepares and maintains required reports and records for submittal to federal, state and local agencies. Manages airport compliance programs; including the airport wildlife and storm water pollution programs. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
About City of San Angelo
San Angelo lies in the midst of West Texas ranching country almost in the center of Texas and is home to about 100,000 friendly people. A virtual oasis, San Angelo is home to three lakes, as well as the beautiful Concho River, which runs through the heart of the city.