AVIATION FUEL SYSTEM TECHNICIAN Job at City of Oklahoma City – 3.8 in Oklahoma City, OK

Department Information, Job Summary and Essential Job Functions

NOTE: The normal starting salary for this position is $17.54/hourly. A higher salary may be considered, dependent on the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant and/or the City’s step placement policy.

NOTE: Employees assigned to the Airports Department must successfully pass a thorough TSA background check including fingerprinting. Please read the Airports Department Notice of Criminal History Records Check and Criminal History Records Checklist available at the following link: https://www.okc.gov/Home/ShowDocument?id=19935


Full-time employees will receive preference in the following order: major division first, then department, and then all other full-time City employees.

This job classification has been designated as a safety sensitive job classification in accordance with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, 63 O.S., § 427.1 et seq., (OSCN 2019), effective August 29, 2019. This means employees in this job classification can be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination if they test positive for marijuana components or metabolites, even if they possess a medical marijuana license.

This job is located in the Fuel Storage Section of the Airport Operations and Support Division of the Airports Department with the City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of an immediate supervisor. However, an eligibility list will be established or supplemented for filling future vacancies in the department, per provisions of the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement. The employee frequently works independently in performing tasks related to the operations, maintenance, and security of a large fuel-storage facility. The primary purpose of the position is to maintain aviation fuel storage and distribution systems; perform mechanical tests, repairs, and installations; and measure, record, and monitor system changes, dangerous conditions, damage, or system malfunctions. Essential job functions include: traveling to sites to inspect equipment; monitor fuel storage operations; record meter and gauge readings; receive and test fuel shipments; and perform general maintenance on fuel-storage tanks. Other responsibilities involve making minor and major repairs to equipment; exchanging work-related information with pertinent individuals; and keeping accurate logs and records. The employee must follow sound safety precautions while working on or around pressurized machinery and highly combustible materials. Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments. He or she must also be willing to assume responsibility for the safety and security of the assigned facility. Instructions are received both verbally and in writing, with work products subject to supervisory review through visual observation and inspection of records. The employee reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.

Job Requirements

Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to assigned work.

Skill in following safety precautions while working on or around pressurized components and/or combustible materials.

Skill in following verbal and written instructions.

Skill in reading technical instructions, procedures manuals, and charts.

Skill in recording information accurately.

Skill in using various small and large hand tools.

Ability to operate equipment and maintain a fuel-storage facility.

Ability to inspect, test, and monitor equipment and controls for proper operation.

Ability to perform minor and major repairs or maintenance on fuel-storage equipment and components.

Ability to make decisions and assume responsibility for work performed.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to work independently.

Mechanical aptitude.

Possession of a valid driver license (Operator).

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements


Inside and outside; exposed to heat, cold, humidity, rain, etc.

Subject to working near high-voltage electricity, pressurized components, and combustible materials.

Subject to constant walking, standing, stooping, stretching, and lifting.

Occasionally exposed to bright/dim light.

Occasionally exposed to dust and pollen.

Exposed to extreme noise levels.

Exposed to fumes and/or noxious odors.

Subject to working near traffic and moving machinery.

Subject to working at various heights above ground or floor level.

Subject to working near radiation, toxic/caustic chemicals, and explosives.

Subject to 24-hour emergency call and working nights, weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.

Local travel on a daily basis to and from work sites.

NOTE: Typical City employee working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, working hours vary (may require work to begin before 8:00 a.m. and/or end beyond 5:00 p.m., and/or may require work on weekends and holidays), and are subject to change, based on the duties and location of the position and the business needs of the assigned work unit/department.


Strength enough to lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing up to 75 pounds such as fuel-storage components, etc.

Stamina enough to exert one’s self physically throughout the workday.

Flexibility enough to bend, twist and reach out to perform fuel-storage maintenance tasks, etc.

Arm-hand steadiness and manual dexterity enough to use power and hand tools, etc. to perform fuel-storage maintenance and repair tasks.

Near vision enough to perform quality-assurance tests on fuel, check the color and identity of fuel, etc.

Speech and hearing enough to communicate in person and by telephone.

Other Notes

NOTE: Employees assigned to the Airports Department must successfully pass a thorough TSA background check, including fingerprinting.

NOTE: An eligibility list will be established from this posting consisting of applicants who receive a score of 70 percent or better. Multiple selection procedures may be utilized; a minimum of 70 percent or better will be required on each; and the results of multiple selection procedures will be equally weighted. The eligibility list will be in effect for 180 days from the date of the final selection procedure and will be used to fill future vacancies.

NOTE: City employees are required to receive pay electronically, either via direct deposit or pay card.

NOTE: Full-time employees on the Interdepartmental lateral transfer/voluntary demotion list who are interested in this position must submit an application through the standard process.

NOTE: Upon a conditional offer and acceptance of employment, the City of Oklahoma City will conduct a background investigation/verification. Applicants will be provided contact information for any third-party reporting agencies used to collect background information in connection with conditional offers of employment.

NOTE: Applicants will be provided a copy of the City of Oklahoma City’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy upon conditional offer and acceptance of the position and prior to being directed for a health screen/physical examination and drug test.

NOTE: Completion of the supplemental questions is required. Applicant responses to supplemental questions must specifically answer the questions asked. Responses to supplemental questions must be supported by work history/information listed on the application/resume. Applications may not be reviewed if specific responses to supplemental questions have not been provided.


If you require reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process, please notify one of the Human Resources Department Representatives by calling 405-297-2530.

The City of Oklahoma City is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity and inclusion.

The City of Oklahoma City will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex (to include sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression), age, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

About the Company

Company: City of Oklahoma City – 3.8

Company Location:  Oklahoma City, OK

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