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Facility Maintenance Assistant

– Teterboro, New Jersey
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Come work for Meridian at our facility in Teterboro, New Jersey!

Meridian has a proud history dating back almost 70 years. Over the decades, we have grown from a small aircraft maintenance business into a full-service private aviation company. Along the way, we have learned that exceptional customer service is what our customers value most. That philosophy, along with our dedication to putting safety first, is the cornerstone of our culture at Meridian. We are proud to have earned numerous industry awards and accolades for our outstanding service and high safety standards, but that wouldn't be possible without the great people that we hire.  

At Meridian, we are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who understand that their actions will leave a lasting impression upon our customers, which contributes to the reputation of our company.

Position Summary:

The Facility Maintenance Assistant will assist the Building Maintenance Department - specifically the Building Maintenance Mechanic staff in all assigned duties to maintain the preserve the upkeep of all facilities of Meridian. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following

  • Facility and grounds up-keep 
  • Light Carpentry, plumbing, and electrical 
  • Cleaning hangar floor
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Trash and recycling removal
  • Operate power tools and machinery
  • Operate powered equipment including but not limited to vehicles, snow equipment, fork-lifts, man-lifts
  • Painting
  • Assist department with ongoing  renovation projects
  • Assist Facility Maintenance Mechanics with routine facility maintenance including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work as well as appliance and equipment repair

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Able to work flexible hours (weekly work schedule to include Saturday or Sunday)
  • Be on-call and available during inclement weather
  • Available for off-hour work and emergencies
  • Be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Clearly communicate and listen to fellow employees and management
  • Exhibit professional demeanor towards others and serve and assist staff and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Self-motivated, well organized and able to prioritize tasks
  • Team player
  • Able to adjust positively to change in direction or assignment
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

 Certificates and Licenses Recommended:

  • Clean, valid, current driver’s license

 Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to work on roofs, in precarious places, near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to use the hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms: climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.  Specific vision capabilities required by the position include: close vision, distance vision and color vision.  The employee is expected to be able to reform their duties at all hours of the day or night


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.  All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

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  • Location
    Teterboro, New Jersey
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
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