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Conveyor Loading Bridge Technician Apprentice #2302-004900-01


Date Opened
Monday, February 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Close Date
Monday, February 27, 2023 11:59 PM
  • Starting hourly wage is $19.04. Apprenticeships are on a wage progression scale.
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


Perform work under the direct supervision of skilled and semi-skilled workers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Train under and assist other building maintenance personnel in performing preventive maintenance on and repairing electrical and mechanical systems at Charlotte Douglas International Airport with an emphasis on conveyor and loading bridge systems.  Performs other general building maintenance work incidental to above duties or necessary to keep buildings in working order.  

In addition, Conveyor & Loading Bridge Technician Apprentice will be required to attend Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) and earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree-Electronics

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow daily work order instructions or checklist.
  • Assist workers with responding to basic service calls for services. 
  • Adhere to job safety requirements and policies and procedures.
  • Operate tools and machinery under the direction and guidance of skilled and semi-skilled workers.
  • Practice skills to successfully acquire job knowledge.
  • Subject to emergency call back for equipment repairs and inclement weather.
  • Complete all associated paperwork.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Acquire knowledge of electrical/mechanical control systems such as PLCs, VFDs, start-stop stations and relay logic controls.
  • Skills to absorb journey level work on electrical/mechanical systems.
  • Skills to read and write sufficiently to complete paperwork and read schematic designs and blueprints.

General Information:

  • Works assigned shift, plus rotating stand by (on call), weekend and holiday duty.  Subject to calls back to work and shift variation during inclement weather and emergency/urgent operations.
  • Certain convictions will disqualify individuals from unescorted access privileges and therefore exclude from employment.
  • Valid driver's license with no more than six points, and ability to obtain and maintain City driving permit.

Physical Requirements:

Spends about 70% of the time standing, bending, reaching and walking.  The rest of the time includes a combination of sitting, twisting, keeling, squatting, crawling, lifting, shoveling, carrying and driving.  Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.  About 5% of time can lift, pull or carry up to 100 lbs a short distance, with another person.

Works inside and outside.  May include exposure to machinery, dust, chemicals, fumes, solvents, moving objects/vehicles, scaffolding, ladders, vibrating tools, excessive noise, large crowds and slippery or uneven surfaces.  May use heavy equipment, electric drill, electric saw, pipe wrench, pick-up truck and all hand tools.

Minimum Qualifications

· High School graduate/GED High School Equivalency preferred.

· Candidate must maintain successful enrollment per educational requirements at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). 

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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