Environmental Operations Laborer

  • Full Time

CVG Airport Authority

The Airport of Choice to work for, fly from, and do business with

Under close supervision, perform routine and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, instruments, and structures in the Airport’s Environmental System.  Operates a variety of vehicles and hand and power tools.  Assists journey-level craft and trade personnel.  Assists the plant operators with maintenance tasks associated with the storm water treatment plant.

This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.

  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties in maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, instruments and structures.
  • Performs Industrial cleaning tasks that may include demucking tanks, clarifiers, and other structures.
  • Assists and works with journey-level craft and trade personnel including Electricians and Technicians, as well as other personnel from other departments, including, but not limited to HVAC Technicians, Carpenters, Painters, Plumbers and Maintenance Mechanics.
  • Operates a variety of light and medium duty motorized maintenance and construction equipment, including forklifts and crane trucks.
  • Responds to plant emergencies via on-call rotation; maintains a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Cleans, maintains and organizes tools, equipment, and shop areas.
  • Assists the plant operators with daily plant checks and other tasks as directed.
  • Maintains a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
  • Assists in emergencies situations on CVG Airport property, as directed by supervisor.
  • Assists in confined space entry, snow removal, operating heavy equipment, and data entry.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

High School Diploma or GED and one year of light maintenance experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.


  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Maintain Security Identification Display Area Clearance (SIDA) clearance.
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) is preferred or able to obtain one within 12 months

  • Basic knowledge of the materials, tools and methods used in equipment repair and maintenance;
  • Personal protective equipment.

  • Demonstrated skill in following verbal and written instruction;
  • Clearly and effectively  communicating both orally and in writing;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups.

Positions in this class typically require: balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

BENEFITS: (Full Time Positions)

  • Competitive medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage options. Health Savings Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account and wellness programs. CVGAA offers a $0 premium medical plan option and does not charge a working spouse surcharge.
  • Employer and employee contributions to KY Public Pension Authority retirement plan
  • 401(k) and 457 options
  • Generous paid time off including 10 holidays a year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development programs
  • Performance Reward Program

Don’t meet every requirement?

If you are excited to make a positive impact for our region, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for CVG Airport Authority, whether it be this role or another.

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