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Menzies Aviation Aircraft Deicing Agent in BWI Airport, Maryland


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Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for checking aircraft for leading edge ice and frost

  • Application of Deice Fluid Type 1 or Type 4 to aircraft wings, fuelage, and tail

  • Responsible for driving large, heavy vehicles around aircraft while de-icing operation is being performed

  • Responsible for accurate accounting of de-icing fluid transactions

  • Perform daily quality control checks on equipment and vehicles

  • Operate headset/radio to provide communication between ground crew, flight crew, and dispatch

  • Know and comply with all safety procedures/protocols

  • Provide additional service as required

  • Able to meet the Station's attendance/tardiness standards


  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Possess valid US driver's license

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Ability to proficiently read, write and speak English

  • Must be comfortable lifting 70lbs repetitively

  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions

  • Pass FBI background and obtain US Customs Seal

  • Must be comfortable with heights of 15-20 feet

  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays

  • Prior loading and unloading of heavy products or equipment (preferred)

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to build relationships


  • Paid Training

  • Uniform Provided

This is a part time Seasonal position at Baltimore / Washington Thurgood International Airport.




  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

Licenses & Certifications




Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)