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BWI - Lead Fuel Farm Mechanic

at Menzies Aviation plc

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: bbf0cb77-a024-4bb2-9a29-47bdded4f278
Keywords: repair

Job Description

**Position is located at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall  International Airport**

Shift will primarily be on 1st 0600-1400 but will also work split on the 2nd shift 1400-2200 and 3rd shift 2200-0600

Job Description:

Troubleshoot and repair equipment as well as pipeline issues, electrical equipment, motors, switch gear, and lighting.  Experience and understanding of industrial process controls, communication, and automation, particularly those commonly used in the petroleum industry.  Responsible for communicating, assuring completion and compliance within the maintenance department, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company. This is a working position which will require the employee to be in the field performing maintenance as well as leading the Maintenance team.

  • Investigate and adjust customer complaints and concerns regarding fuel systems maintenance
  • Diagnose problems using test equipment, statistical, equipment history, manufactures specifications, industry related standards and blueprints
  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain related components such as: pumps, valves, vessels, hydrant pits, gauges, switches, motors, lights, heaters, meters, hoses, hydrant vehicles, etc.
  • Follow company and departmental safety policies and procedures
  • Develops and monitors equipment testing schedules and delegates duties to maintenance technicians.
  • Maintain records relating to maintenance
  • Support Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Works with and communicates with the Operations Manager to ensure work scope is completed in accordance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensures work is completed in the safest and most efficient manner.
  • Communicates to the Maintenance Technicians regarding daily work scope and activities.
  • Completes Work Orders as assigned.
  • Monitors reliability of equipment.
  • Assists with analyzing unscheduled work requirements to help troubleshoot problems, prioritize tasks, and assign resources.
  • Communicates all discoveries, changes in daily work scope scheduled, personnel requests, general requests, and completion of work activities and any other issues to the Operation Manager.
  •  with reviewing the next day’s work scope/schedule.
  • Continues to strive to attain to the next level of reliability by conducting root cause analysis and optimize preventative maintenance (PM’s), and look at predictive technologies to identify problems earlier in the failure progression.
  • Promotes teamwork within the maintenance department as well as between the various departments within the plant.
  • Presents ideas to improve how the department functions and ways to improve issues and reliability in throughout the operation.
  • Audits work scope activities as they are being performed and report progress to the Operations Manager.
  • Follows through on the Management of Change (MOC) process to completion.
  • Assists Maintenance Technicians with troubleshooting and complex problems.
  • Assists the Operations Manager with turn-arounds and planning activities.
  • Ensures interactive Tool Box Talks are completed at shift briefings and weekly team meetings.
  • Assists the Operations Manager in scheduling training, conducting training, and development of technicians for the department.
  • Works a schedule that occasionally requires overtime or call-in as required.
  • Participates in HS&E programs.

*This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.


Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the maintenance or repair of industrial equipment required.
  • Associates Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in hydraulics, industrial electricity and pneumatics; or 5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of all education and experience preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blueprints and hydraulic, etc
  • Welding knowledge of carbon and stainless steel preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word and Excel) and a computerized maintenance management system preferred.
  • Experience in the maintenance functions of a Fuel Terminal preferred.
  • Experience in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Able to meet the stations attendance standards
  • Electronics experience a plus.
  • Possess good communication skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must be able to work efficiently under pressure and work in high places. 
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and pass a thorough security background check and drug test.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of equipment used in the operation
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customer or employees of the organization
  • Ability to apply concepts of arithmetic.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standard situations. Maintain maintenance objectives to maximize reliability and minimize costs.
  • Possess, maintain a valid driver’s license and other FAA Airport required identification/seals or authorizations
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms, climb or balance; and talk or hear.
  • Strenuous physical exertion is required to perform certain tasks such as top-gauging and sampling storage tanks. Tanks are gauged by climbing stairways to the top of the tanks (approximately 75 stairs) which are 40 feet high and up to 140 feet diameter.  The individual must also be able to open and close large value on 16" product receiving and delivery pipelines quickly.  Opening and closing these values involves twisting and pulling motion and sometimes considerable physical exertion.
  • Other tasks include digging and shoveling, such as snow removal around equipment and office. May also engage in debris removal which involves lifting, bending and stooping.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • continuously lift and carry luggage and cargo weighing up to 70 lbs. (32 Kg)