FBO Line Technician I

Position: FBO Line Technician I           Status: Non-Exempt, FULL TIME

Reports to: FBO Manager          Location: San Bernardino International Airport

Salary: $18.23 an hour ($37,914 Annual)


Under direct supervision, performs aviation related services, including aircraft fueling/de-fueling, vehicle fueling and operation of motorized/non-motorized fueling equipment; performs basic customer service duties; and performs related work as required.


Receives direct supervision from the FBO Manager. Exercises no direct supervision over staff.


The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth.

  • Receives, stores, transfers, and dispenses aviation fuel products.
  • Marshals aircraft from the taxiway to the FBO.
  • Operates motorized fuel tank trucks and fuels and de-fuels aircraft per flight crew/flight plan requirements.
  • Inspects fueling equipment and vehicles; reports malfunctions or inconsistencies.
  • Performs accurate fueling calculations and completes and submits all documentation associated with fueling activities.
  • Assists in recovering aircraft that are incapable of movement under their own power, including downed aircraft due to mechanical failure or other issues.
  • Interacts with aircraft personnel and passengers and provides basic customer service, including refreshments, transportation, hotel accommodations, and other needs.
  • Monitors flight software program to track inbound flights; listens to communications from air traffic control tower regarding inbound flights.
  • Responds to fuel emergencies, such as fuel spills, utilizing emergency response cart and follows established environmental/company guidelines.
  • Participates in scheduled and unscheduled inspections with regulatory agencies.
  • Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.
  • Maintains facilities, fueling areas, storage sites, and other work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment and tools at the close of the workday.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate manual and computerized logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used; prepares reports as required.
  • Establishes, maintains, and fosters positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the. public, vendors, contractors, and agency staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: 

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and one (1) year of related experience in FBO fueling activities and ground support or related service.

Conditions of Employment 

  •  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.
  • Successfully complete background check to obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.
  • Completion of a 10-panel drug screen for all substances deemed illegal by the Federal Government 
Salary Description
$18.23 an hour ($37,914 Annual)