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Airport Belt Maintainer- EWR

Date: Nov 13, 2022

Location: NEWARK, New Jersey, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Belt Maintainer  

Overview: 


As a Belt Maintainers you are responsible for the operation of the belt system.  Must ensure proper spacing of bags and monitor the buildup of bags on the carousels. Must ensure that the bags are aligned as required and/or immediately clear any resulting jams.  Maintainers are responsible for the manual movement of baggage in the event of a system outage.  The Belt Maintainer will be responsible for providing customer service while directing, handling passenger baggage, and ensuring that customer baggage is directed to the appropriate locations from stations in the Airport bag room.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.  

  • Always maintain superior customer service and safe working practice. 

  • Provides customer service and direction to traveling public while accepting passenger baggage. 

  • Manually handles the bags by placing them on the correct conveyor belt by carefully reading information on the tags of the bags for their destinations. 

  • Collects and distributes tubs for usage in proper baggage handling procedures. 

  • Must be able to operate the controls for a forklift or man lift (authorized employees only) in congested area. 

  • Drive vehicles weighing up to 3 tons on selected assignments in congested areas requiring good depth perception and ability to distinguish colors. 

  • Must have good coordination and good balance. 

  • Work with color-coded wiring and other components which requires the ability to differentiate colors to include but not limited to red, green, yellow, blue, black, brown, white, and orange. 

  • Maintaining cleanliness of system, including but not limited to sweeping, housekeeping, collecting trash, cleaning dust and debris and general housekeeping of area around system. 

  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program. 

  • Communicate with various parties on the work performed and present status of specialty systems. 

  • Report any and all service jams.   

  • Ability to solve problems under pressure 

  • React to calls from the manager executing service calls by CM, PM and EM. Attending to stoppages and bag jams as needed. 

  • Provides assistance, guidance, and direction to other maintenance personnel. 

  • Performs additional duties/assignments that may be required by management from time to time. 

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards.  

  • Completion of daily housekeeping duties individually and as a team. 

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety. 

 

Required Education and Experience: 

  • Education: High School Diploma. 

  • Valid Driver’s License 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel 

 

Other requirements: 

Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport ID Badge 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 

  • Experience using computer software. 

  • Experience working with scanners 

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities (Competencies): 

 

  • Flexibility with time, able to shift priorities quickly based on staff and system needs 

  • Team player with strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Customer and service oriented  

  • Proactive and strong work ethic and initiative, who would like to grow and develop within the organization.  

  • Pro-active attitude towards process improvement. 

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 

Full time position-40 hours per week; night, weekend, overtime, and holiday work are common. 

 

Travel: 

This position requires local travel only. 

 

Supervisory Responsibility: 

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands: 
The work environment/physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  

 

Operators work in the secured baggage handling areas, in repair stations, or on airfields.  They often must meet strict deadlines to maintain flight schedules.  

 

Workers frequently bend, stoop, and reach from ladders and scaffolds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.  This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day.  The employee frequently lifts and/or move items over 50 pounds with the help of teammates. They will be lifting parts and tolls for extended periods of time and handling equipment such as conveyor systems.   

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working with and exposed to the baggage handling system, mechanical parts and vibration.  The environment can also be loud because of aircraft engines and equipment. 

 

 

Other Duties: 
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

 

 

Benefits: 

At Oxford ATS, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including: 

  • 401(k) 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Health insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Referral program 

  • Vision insurance 

  • Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.