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Pavement Shift Worker

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Mar 14, 2023


Job Description


Job Overview

Under general supervision of the Pavement Supervisor, operates a pavement sweeper to remove debris from public roadways and parking lots as well as the airfield when necessary. Respond to emergency situations such as vehicle accidents to provide assistance to DPS. Patch small potholes on airfield requiring cold patch asphalt. Assist the other departments on miscellaneous needs involving public roadways such as debris or trash in the roadways, setting up cones or barricades, deicing sidewalks and roadways, etc. Operate snow and ice removal equipment during winter weather events. May be asked to assist with operating light duty equipment as well as use power and hand tools to repair concrete and asphalt surfaces such as runways, taxiways, roadways, and parking lots. May be asked to assist


What you will be doing:


Primary Role:

1. Assist other departments including Airfield Operations and the Integrated Operations Center on minor miscellaneous task involving public roadways, parking lots, runways, and taxiways.


Example work includes but is not limited to:

  • Responding to emergency situations such as vehicle accidents to assist DPS
  • Responding to calls regarding debris or trash in roadways or parking lots
  • Recovering lost items in storm drains inlets
  • Minor pothole repair using cold patch asphalt
  • Setting or moving cones, barricades, or signage
  • Minor fence, guardrail, and attenuator repairs
  • Empty public trash containers

2.     Operate a pavement sweeper to remove debris and clean roadways, parking lots, runways and taxiways.

3.     Assist and coordinate with Airfield Operations on runway closures.

4.     Operate snow and ice removal equipment during winter weather events.


Equipment list includes but it not limited to:

  • Snowplow and multifunctional equipment
  • Snow broom
  • Snow blower
  • Liquid deicer sprayer
  • Solid deicer and sand spreader

Secondary Role:

5.     May work on a crew to excavate, repair, and maintain concrete and asphalt surfaces including runways, taxiways, public roadways, and parking lots.


What you need:

  • Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent; or one (1) year of experience; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted.
  • Possession of a valid Class B commercial driver’s license or ability to obtain the license in a predetermined time frame by the supervisor.
  • Must be able to work rotating shift assignment.
  • Must pass a medical physical examination.
  • Must have a good private driving record: (a) no more than two (2) convictions of moving violations in the last 36 months and (b) no DWI convictions in the last 60 months.
  • This is a DOT-designated and Airport-designated safety sensitive position as defined in DFW Airport’s Drug and Alcohol Administrative Policy and Procedure. Applicants selected for this position will be required to pass drug and alcohol tests prior to employment and to submit to drug and alcohol screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the safety sensitive position.

What we desire:

  • Possession of a valid Class A commercial driver’s license
  • Previous experience in concrete or asphalt repair and finish.
  • Training in a related field.

About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of nearly 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.


Job Info

Job ID# 1006593

Mar 14, 2023

United States