Airport Maintenance Manager

5300 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207, USA Req #1839
Friday, June 14, 2024

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Closing Date: June 27, 2024 @ 11:00pm CST, or upon the receipt of 50 application submissions.




Airport Maintenance Manager

Department: Airport

Full-time, Salary

Salary Range: $98,612.80 - $119,329.60/yr


Job Summary

Manages maintenance and repair activities at General Mitchell International Airport and Timmerman Airport and manages related Milwaukee County assets. Oversees skilled trades, housekeeping and South Shop maintenance personnel. Prepares and manages annual operating budgets and monthly projections for several organizational units.


Schedule: This position will work during normal business hours Monday-Friday.


Job Responsibilities

  • Airport Maintenance Activities - Manages and directs the activities of airport maintenance at General Mitchell International Airport and Timmerman Airport including all planned maintenance and emergency repairs. Oversees all airport maintenance purchasing contracts and service agreements.
  • Develop Replacement and Repair Programs - Track airport assets’ conditions and develops replacement schedules. Integrates those schedules into annual budget requests.
  • Personnel Issues - Oversees airport maintenance personnel issues including but not limited to hiring, corrective action, evaluation, training, and termination of employment.
  • Develop and Track Airport Maintenance Budgets - Prepares and manages the annual airport maintenance budgets. Prepares monthly budget projections and tracks associated budget details.
  • Airport Meetings - Represents airport maintenance at internal and external meetings.
  • Authorize Purchases - Authorizes purchases of equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Ability to properly or safely operate: vehicles, computers and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education, License/Certification and Experiences

  • Current residency within the State of Wisconsin required
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout employment
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Construction Management, Project Management or closely related field AND five (5) years or more of work experience in Airport Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance, Construction or Project/Program Management OR Associate’s degree in Construction Management, Project Management or closely related field AND seven (7) years or more of work experience in Airport Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance, Construction or Project/Program Management required
  • Five (5) years or more of work experience in a Supervisory or Management role required
  • Advanced knowledge of all related computer and software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Teams required


Note: This ORIGINAL APPLICATION is open to qualified residents of the State of Wisconsin at the time of application. Candidates need to submit a full account of their training and experience (i.e., by submitting an up-to-date resume or by fully completing the application) during the application process and may also be asked to take additional written or performance tests as part of the selection process. APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT THE TIME OF FILING AN APPLICATION.


Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Other details

  • Job Family 12 - Utilities and Transportations
  • Job Function 8 Service-Maintenance
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Associate Degree
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  • 5300 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207, USA