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Huntington Tri-State Airport

1449 Airport Road

Huntington, WV 25704

(304) 453-6165

(304) 453-6183

At the Huntington Tri-State Airport, we're focused on safe and convenient travel, positive experiences, and growth. One area of growth for us at Huntington Tri-State has been aviation maintenance. We are proud to be the new home of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program for Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College. Read more about this exciting venture here:

Ready for takeoff: Marshall, Mountwest break ground for new aviation maintenance program

Growth spurs more growth and with the launch of the AMT program at Huntington Tri-State, we're happy to welcome Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenace to our campus. Thoroughbred provides maintenance for general aviation and corporate aircraft as well as helicopter maintenance, structures, avionics, and on-call maintenance for commercial airlines. Read more about this growth here:

New MU/MCTC Aviation Program Influences Company's Decision to Expand to Tri-State

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CLASS TITLE: Airport Maintenance Worker I


This position requires some technical knowledge in electrical, carpentry, and mechanics. Performs various semi-skilled airport maintenance tasks as directed.


Individual will be responsible for semi-skilled maintenance projects. Individual will assist with pavement, landscape, and buildings maintenance. Will assist with snow removal operations. Performs various maintenance duties as assigned by Supervisor. Individual is required to be on-call 24 hrs day/7 days a week for emergencies.


Experience in electrical, plumbing, or carpentry is a plus. Must have the ability to comply with FAA Regulations and Airport Rules and Regulations. Must have some knowledge of methods, policies, and procedures of ground and building maintenance. Must be able to use hand tools and ride-on equipment. Must be safety conscious. Must have the ability to work effectively with management, co-workers, and citizens. Must have the ability to respond with short notice. Individual must have proficient oral and written communication skills.


Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED. Completion of trade/vocational school training in any areas of maintenance is a plus.


Employment is contingent upon completion of a federal 10-year background investigation and/or a background investigation by any law enforcement agency. Employee must have a valid driver’s license. Employee must maintain appropriate security status.


Individual will be required to work during an airport emergency. Individual will be exposed to outdoor conditions including, but not limited to, inclement weather, noise, fumes, and chemicals.