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INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT – AERONAUTICS PROGRAMS (AERO)

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Antelope Valley College

 

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT – AERONAUTICS PROGRAMS (AERO)

Salary:  Range 18, $4,185.84/mo. + benefits

Deadline: February 23, 2018

 

BASIC FUNCTION:    

Under the direction of the Dean of Technical Education, controls parts, tools and supplies in an assigned instructional lab involving airframe and power plant; assists students in a lab setting with technical instructions on the safe use of power equipment and hand tools.  Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: E = indicates essential duties of the position

• Assists students in classroom lecture and lab activities, answers questions and assists with project and worksheets, instructs students in the use of tools, equipment, and safety practices (E)

• Assists in the administration of projects; assists in the preparation of exam, projects, and worksheets (E)

• Issues, collects, and inventories tools and supplies; requisition replacements as required; operates and performs preventative maintenance and repair of tools, aircraft and equipment (E)

• Updates and maintains records of attendance according to established procedures (E)

• Fabricates replacement aircraft simulator parts and construct lab work areas such as paint booths (E)

• Updates and maintains lab copy of Federal Aviation Administration regulations; assist FAA representative with inspections of programs as required; attends FAA meetings as assigned  (E)

• Performs AVC aircraft maintenance to keep aircraft in operable condition for instruction purposes.

• Assists in recruiting students during outreach functions (E)

• Maintains FAA and A&P school facilities drawings current (E)

• Maintains lab computers current with FAA required data

• Checks out and retrieves tools from students; cleans tools, labs, and equipment (E)

• Assists students in the labs as per Instructors instructions

• Performs other related duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination equivalent to: college level course work in assigned area of specialty and one year experience checking out or working with airframe and power plant tools, parts and equipment. 

 

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

• Mechanic Certificate with Airframe & Power plant rating (A & P mechanic)

• Valid California driver's license 

• Valid forklift operator's certificate (Must be able to obtain within one year of employment)

 

KNOWLEDGE OF: 

• Inventory methods, procedures and record-keeping

• Operation, uses, care, calibration, repair and maintenance of airframe & aircraft structures 

• Machine shop tools, parts and equipment

• Basic record-keeping techniques

• Technical aspects of field of specialty

• Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies

• Basic computer operation

 

ABILITY TO: 

• Issue proper tools, materials and equipment needed by students and instructors

• Maintain security and records for tool room area

• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students and instructors

• Perform basic repair and maintenance of department tools, materials, parts and equipment

• Maintain accurate inventory and repair records

• Operate a computer terminal to input and retrieve data

• Make less complex repairs to electrical equipment

• Read and write at the level required for successful job performance

 

WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Not applicable – no permanent full-time staff to supervise

 

CONTACTS: Co-workers, instructors, students, vendors 

 

PHYSICAL EFFORT:  

• Lifting and carrying heavy equipment

• Pushing and pulling

• Bending at the waist

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment

• Reaching to demonstrate repair techniques

• Standing for extended periods of time

• Climbing Ladders

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

• Shop environment

• Noise and fumes

• Driving a vehicle to conduct work 

• Working around and with machinery having moving parts

• Exposure to fumes and gases from vehicle operation and exposure to fluids treated as hazardous waste.

 

For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at www.avc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/6/2018
Application Due: 2/23/2018
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