Baggage Belt Maintainer – Newark

Baggage Belt Maintainer – Newark

Job Description:

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications, which may be required of employees assigned to this job classification..

Essential Job Functions:

Maintainers are responsible for the operation of the belt.  Must insure proper spacing of bags and monitor the build up of bags on the carousels. Must insure 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. Must perform general cleanup of work areas in and around the conveyor equipment at a frequency required to maintain units free of trash, dirt and debris. Maintainers perform semi-skilled maintenance under the supervision of a Mechanic or Supervisor.  Maintainers must be able to perform the following functions in variable weather and environmental conditions:

Bend, stoop, and crawl to work in tight, restricted areas. Push, pull, lift and carry components weighing up to 45 pounds.

Must be able to climb 10 – 25 ft. in height on ladders and perform duties.

Must have good coordination and good balance.

Must be able to stand 60 – 75% during an 8-hour shift.

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 eyesight.

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.

Work in a high noise-level environment, and tolerates dust and jet fumes. (Dust masks and earplugs are provided).

Write and type legibly to complete forms/paperwork as required.

Must be able to communicate – verbal and written – in English and be understood by others.

Be familiar with computers and Microsoft based operating systems.

Must be able to regulate own work with little supervision and accomplish tasks on own.

Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays i.e. Friday, Saturday,   

Sunday and days off.   

Reports to work on a regular and timely basis.

Other Requirements:

Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport I.D. Badge

Pass a Pre-Employment Drug Screen

Pass a Background Check Valid Driver’s License NY and NJ require employees to have valid DL in the state they work in. (All other states do not require a state DL in that state, just a valid DL from any state)

All of the above functions are normally performed within certain narrow time constraints which are usually dictated upon the actual arrival of an aircraft and its scheduled departure.  The failure to perform these functions may result in passenger inconvenience caused by delayed aircraft departure and passenger and employee safety.  The failure to perform these functions properly may result in serious injury to passengers, employees, damaged ground equipment and/or aircraft.

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.


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Today Oxford handles combined contracts that process approximately 80,000 bags per day (29.2 million bags annually) and over 300 Passenger Boarding Bridges nationwide.

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