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PIT - Allegheny County Airport Authority : Employment Opportunity (Baggage Operator)

Job Title: Baggage Operator
Posting Period: March 7, 2014 TO March 19, 2014
Department: Maintenance (Airline Services)
Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
Salary: $13.6000 per hour, base rate (as per union contract)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: General Laborers & Materials Handlers Local Union #1058

Under the close supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position performs manual tasks for Airline Services.


  • Work safely and abide by all ACAA safety guidelines;
  • Develop or participate in the job safety analysis procedures;
  • Operate scissor lift platform equipment;
  • Clear baggage jams;
  • Identify airline sponsored property via IATA bar code tags;
  • Move baggage when directed;
  • Load baggage into conveyor systems when required;
  • Empty all trash receptacles in the Airline Services area;
  • Clean all area associated with the transference of airline baggage;
  • Clean Airline Service shop areas;
  • Manually assign baggage within the conveyor systems;
  • Monitor and “call out” baggage system faults;
  • Understand the use and demonstrate the ability to use an “ACAA required” lockout/tagout program;
  • Wash Airline Service vehicles, interior and exterior;
  • Clean the exit windows of the automatic tag reader laser heads;
  • Assists Airline Service trades;
  • Works with a high degree of responsibility and awareness for the safety practices and standards of an international airport in these and other similar types of tasks and,
  • Performs other related work as assigned or directed.


  • High School diploma or GED;
  • Valid PA Class “C” Drivers License and ability to maintain the same throughout employment.
  • Must provide his/her own personal protective footwear (Composite toe safety shoes)
  • Must adhere to ACAA guidelines set forth by the Department of Maintenance Dress Code and Personal Protective Equipment policy.
  • Must adhere to ACAA policies and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge in the:
    • practices, methods, and materials of the airline services baggage jammer.
    • occupational hazards and techniques of safety precautions and injury prevention programs.
  • Considerable ability to:
    • work according to standard practices, using the materials and equipment of the occupation.
    • work well with others.
  • The ability to operate a scissor lift platform.
  • The ability to identify an airline using the IATA barcode designation.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Allegheny County Airport Authority, Pittsburgh International Airport. Attn: Human Resources, Landside Terminal, 4th Floor Mezzanine P.O. Box 12370, Pittsburgh, PA 15231-0370

EOE / M / F / D / V