Equipment Servicer

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
Washington D.C
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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Opening Date:
November 3, 2023

Closing Date:
November 17, 2023
Please Note: All job announcements close at 11:59 p.m. of the day before the posted closing date.

As an Equipment Servicer, you will perform routine preventive maintenance, assemble tools and parts, and clean equipment.

Equipment Servicer

Serves in the Mobile Lounge Shop in the Equipment Maintenance Division of the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Performs preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment and general maintenance on heavy mobile equipment. Fuels equipment, steam cleans engines, disposes of excess tires, and cleans shop area. Receives on-the-job training for more difficult work. Performs related functions.


Operates an Airports Authority tanker truck to refuel Mobile Lounges and Plane-Mates on the airfield and critical runway snow removal equipment during snow emergencies.

Drives equipment to fueling station, dispenses fuel, and records amounts in fuel log. Inspects equipment during refueling, identifies repair or maintenance needs, and refers repairs.

Transports excess and unrepairable tires to dump sites to dispose of them.

Checks fluid levels and adds fluids, as needed.

Progressively performs more difficult assignments under the lead of a higher-grade Mechanic. Assists Mechanics in lubricating equipment and vehicle components; replacing oil and air filter elements; draining, flushing, and checking fluid levels in braking systems and power steering reservoirs; checking hydraulic fluid reservoirs; and replacing accessories such as rear view mirrors and headlight bulbs.

Checks components such as spark plugs, fan belts, tail pipes, hoses, and similar items. Replaces, as needed. Refers identified major repairs to higher-grade mechanics.

Cleans engines of mobile lounges and other heavy mobile equipment, as instructed.

Operates a tanker truck or vehicle on and off the airport complex.

Performs other duties as assigned.


One year of progressively responsible experience in performing general maintenance on automobiles or heavy mobile equipment.

Knowledge of the automotive and equipment repair trade and ability to service vehicles and equipment (e.g., lubricate equipment, change filters and fluids, charge batteries, replace and balance tires).

General knowledge of automotive shop procedures and equipment and ability to assemble tools, select appropriate parts, properly dispense and record fuels, and perform other recurring preventive maintenance tasks.

Skill in using tools, technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, manufacturer's materials, and other equipment and guides in journey level equipment servicing work.

Ability to operate steam machine to clean engine components of vehicles and equipment.

Ability to work safely and knowledge of the safety rules, regulations, and procedures needed to do so.

Ability to perform basis analyses of data and information.

Ability to speak and write effectively.

Skill in using a computer, computerized work order and time and attendance system.


Experience servicing and working with heavy mobile equipment.

Licensed as a Class B Commercial Driver (CDL) with H & N (X) Endorsements (Hazmat & Tanker) by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.


A high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).


A state driver's license in good standing.

Licensed as a Class B Commercial Driver (CDL) with H & N (X) Endorsements (Hazmat & Tanker) within 90 days of hire, promotion, or placement in the job.


Operates vehicle landside and airside (requires AOA permit).

Work is typically reviewed in progress and upon completion for quantity, quality, timeliness, teamwork, customer service, and other factors.

Is subject to hold-over and recall on a 24-hour basis for essential services and emergencies such as snow removal.

May be subject to night/weekend work.

May be subject to adverse weather conditions and dust/grease/dirt.

May be subject to potential hazards common to the airport environment and equipment servicing trade. Wears personal protective gear, as necessary.

Work requires moderate to heavy physical exertion (exerting 20 to 40 pounds of force). May bend, stoop, crouch, and work in a cramped position.


A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.| Follow us on Twitter @MWAAcareers.


The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority operates a two-airport system that provides domestic and international air service for the mid-Atlantic region. The organization consists of approximately 1,700 employees in a structure that includes central administration, airports management, and police and fire departments. In addition to operating Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports, the Airports Authority is responsible for capital improvements at both airports and management of the Dulles Toll Road.


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D.C. Metro
United States

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