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Michael Pavelic

608 SW 327th Street Federal Way, Washington 98023(253) [email protected]

To Whom It May Concern:

          Port of Seattle - Aviation Division

          Airfield Crew

        Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

          This letter is in response to the recent posting for the position of Airfield Crew. I believe I am well qualified for this position and appreciate you taking the time to consider my  application.

            I am currently employed at the Port of Seattle as a Lead Access Controller, although my position is temporary and is based on construction project schedules. Our most recent project was the removal and re-construction of runway 16L-34R at Seattle Tacoma International Airport. It is my job to manage efforts with engineers, inspectors, construction companies and Air Traffic Control in coordination with Airport Operations Managers to insure that federal airport regulations are maintained. This position requires a great deal of on-the-fly decision making in a high pressure, time critical environment. In addition, I am responsible for directing all traffic on the Airport Movement Area (AMA) during this project which requires constant communication and problem solving. This is a large project that has many challenges including interacting with all types of contractors, (ICON, Gary Merlino, Elcon, Omaya, Salinas) to name a few.

            Secondly, my qualifications also make me well suited to a variety of jobs including working with heavy machinery and dealing with Customer Service Related Issues based on my experience as a United Airlines Employee for twenty two years. I originally started out as a Passenger Service agent for Air Wisconsin in 1985 where I held a position of Customer Service Agent, Load Planner and Ramp Agent  where I then went on at Washington Dulles International Airport to begin my career as a Ramp Serviceman for United Airlines. I worked at many stations and gained knowledge of how other stations managed their operations.

            Working at the Port of Seattle and United Airlines has expanded my expertise in many areas,  my qualifications varies from supervisory skills, multitasking, organization, scheduling and dealing with manpower issues and working with heavy machinery,  Working with multicultural environments I feel, I have excellent leadership skills and the ability to learn new skills in a fast pace environment, I am highly motivated individual with and excellent work ethic and the confidence to succeed at any position.

          Thank you for your consideration. Attached is my resume detailing my skills, qualifications, and work history. Also, feel free to contact me at any time should you need any additional information.

          Sincerely, Michael Pavelic


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Work experience

Nov 2007Present

Lead Access Controller

Port of Seattle
  • Airport Movement Area(AMA) certification(airfield experience).
  • Management and coordination of Field Crews of Port Construction Projects (runway, baggage systems and terminal expansion projects).
  • Support efforts to ensure compliance with Federal Airport Regulations(FAR).
  • Coordinate with Airport Duty Managers and Air Traffic Controllers.
  • Assist Airport Duty Managers during emergency responses to all Aircraft/Airfield Emergencies.
  • Three years of experience with airfield and large construction projects.
Aug 1988Present

Lead Ramp Serviceman

United Airlines
  • Crew management, responsible for Inbound and Outbound Services of Aircraft, knowledgeable in chemicals, safety standards and loading procedures and Heavy equipment(Loaders, Forklifts).
  • Twenty-Five (25) years of airline experience at major airports(Washington Dulles International (IAD), Chicago O'hare International (ORD), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and Seattle International Airport (SEA) Appleton (ATW), Youngstown Airport (YNG).



High School Diploma

Poland Seminary High School
Sep 1983Mar 1985

ITT Technical Institute (Ohio)
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Nov 2007Aug 2010

AMA Certifications

Port of Seattle