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Last updated: 2020-04-02
Valid to: 2020-04-27
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations
United States
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Position Information
Requisition Number S180P

Home Org Name Auburn University Aviation

Division Name Executive Vice President

Position Title Technician, Aviation Maintenance I/II/III/IV

Job Class Code EG06

Appointment Status Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University's Aviation Department is seeking to fill multiple Aviation Maintenance Tech positions at various levels. This position provides general and preventative maintenance on University owned aircraft as well as other aircrafts. The levels of this position may only perform duties for which appropriate training has been provided as outlined in department training manual and guidelines provided by the Federal Aviation Association.

Auburn residents overwhelmingly rate the city as a great place to live, work and raise children, but don't just take their word for it. Forbes has consistently ranked Auburn on its list of Best Places to Retire and Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Auburn City Schools has consistently been ranked among the top public school systems in the state and nation.

Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans 403(b) with University match and 457(b), Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents. Additional Employee Benefit details are available at:

Essential Functions

1. Inspects university aircraft by performing very detailed inspections and preventive mechanical maintenance in accordance to the standards established by the university, federal regulations, and industry best practices.
2. Diagnoses and repairs university aircraft as needed. Determines airworthiness of aircraft and components ensuring all protocol is followed in regards to Federal Aviation regulations. Ensures timely scheduling of maintenance in order to least impact client's flight schedule and provide for high degree of aircraft availability.
3. Maintains electrical systems that include wiring, electrical connections, and the replacement of instruments.
4. Troubleshoots, inspects, tests, repairs, and services aircraft and engine systems to prepare aircraft for flight. Initiate and document any nonconforming materials, hardware, software, tools, parts, assemblies, or portions thereof, according to specifications, processes, and procedures.
5. Maintains proper and updated records required by the University and Federal Aviation Authority regulations.
6. Maintains a safe work environment abiding by all safety manuals.
7. May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience
Education Level High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience 2

Area of Experience

Any mechanical experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II- Requires 18 months' experience in providing general and preventative maintenance to aircraft.
Level III - Requires 30 months' experience in providing general and preventative maintenance to aircraft and performing 100 hours of annual inspections on general aviation aircraft.
Level IV - Requires 3 years' experience in providing general and preventative maintenance to aircraft and experience with 100 hour and annual inspections.

*As an alternative to this experience requirement, completion of an FAA -Approved Aviation Maintenance Technician School.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)
Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications
Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Level I - Requires no certification/license.
Level II - Requires one of the following: Airframe Certification or Powerplant Certification
Level III - Requires both Airframe and Powerplant Certifications
Level IV - Requires Airframe and Powerplant certification and Inspection Autorization (IA) Certification and/or Rating Application.

Desired Qualifications
Desired Qualifications

Experience with piston powered fixed-wing General Aviation aircraft.

Posting Detail Information
Salary Grade 30

Salary Range $28,000 - $75,100

Job Category Installation/Maintenance/Repair

Working Hours if Non-Traditional 5 days a week between Monday and Saturday- 8 hour shift between the hours of 6 AM-9 PM

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date 03/20/2020

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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