Mechanic - Aircraft Maintenance

Jul 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Mechanic - Aircraft Maintenance

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician reports to the Chief of Maintenance and is, with limited supervision, responsible to perform testing, adjusting and repairing, and other general tasks related to the maintenance and repair of the aircraft systems and components on a variety of air frames in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer's specifications, UVU Aviation Science Repair Station (CFR Part 145) approved /accepted procedures and
specifications. In addition, this position prepares and completes appropriate
documentation in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and completion of two years of
education from an accredited institution from a recognized trade school plus
two years apprenticeship experience related to the Summary of Duties and A&P
licenses (Airframe and Powerplant).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Understands and interprets approved documentation, aircraft inspection programs and federal regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of CFR part 145 and 43.
  • Knowledge of Instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, including Parts 61 and 141.
  • Knowledge of standard pilot training practices and all applicable information
  • Knowledge required to demonstrate competence in the privileges of the pilot and instructor certificates held by the applicant.
  • Ability to repair and maintain Lycoming, Austro AE300, and Continental engines.
  • Ability to repair and maintain DA20, DA40, and DA42 aircraft.
  • Ability to handle hazardous materials.
  • Ability to lift or pull objects weighing as much as 70 pounds.
  • Ability to work in awkward positions and occasionally on scaffolds or ladders.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement in working with people in a team
    environment as well in aircraft maintenance and safety
    Ability to maintain safety standards and work in stressful situations.
  • Ability to work out doors and sometimes in unpleasant/inclement weather.
    *Ability to verify compliance with FAA regulations, flight directives, inspections, and accompanying paperwork and records.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces when inspecting and repairing aircraft.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; climbing, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, bending/stooping; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.

Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $39,091 to $48,863

Advertisement Number: STA91218 Aviation Flight Operations Staff 07/31/2018
Open Date: 07/13/2018
Review Start Date: 07/18/2018
Close Date: 7/31/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please include 3 references in the application. References may be contacted at any time during the search process.

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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