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Aviation Maintenance Technician Featured

Location
Estherville, Iowa
Wage
Annual Salary $54,900.00
Job ID
AV7076499
Posted
2024-7-10

Position: Aviation Maintenance Technician

Classification: Professional Support B

Department: Aviation

Report to: Director of Aviation

General Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Aviation Maintenance Technician that will be responsible for ensuring all college owned aircraft are maintained to the highest levels of safety. The ideal candidate will be responsible for scheduling and performing routine maintenance checks, diagnosing mechanical, avionics, electrical, and hydraulic systems on single and multi-engine aircraft. Candidate should have extensive knowledge of the diverse aircraft components and the airframes and powerplant options available. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair aircraft safely and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and analytical skills, attention to detail and be able to work well in a group environment.

% of Time Constant (67-100%)

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  1. Evaluate and perform diagnosis, isolation, and repairs of discrepancies for all aircraft systems including flight controls, hydraulics, landing gear, fuel systems and engines.
  2. Perform scheduled inspections and component removal and replacement with little or no supervision.
  3. Create and maintain repair logs and records.
  4. Implement and adhere to strict safety and security guidelines.
  5. Schedule and complete routine maintenance checks.
  6. Diagnose avionics systems and repair as needed.
  7. Maintain compliance reports with regional and federal entities.
  8. Inspect and repair aircraft as needed according to the FAA guidelines.
  9. Order and maintain parts associated with general maintenance.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Establish and maintain realistic maintenance budget and monitor throughout the year.
  2. Read and utilize maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other maintenance documents.
  3. Diagnose and repair aircraft engines.
  4. Remove, install, align, and check integrated avionics systems.
  5. Interpret inspection findings and determining corrective action.
  6. Decides upon necessary repair scheme, quantity and type of parts needed to accomplish proper repair.

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. On an annual basis, attend professional aircraft maintenance recurrent training that includes a review of all aircraft major components, airframe, engines, and avionics.
  2. Perform maintenance on hangar facility and support equipment as needed to maintain functionality, reliability, and safety of College assets used in support of flight operations.
  3. Perform administrative duties relating to aircraft maintenance including FAA compliance of all maintenance records, written logs and historical records pertaining to the aircraft.
  4. Arrange and/or attend meetings when necessary.
  5. Perform other work duties as assigned and requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Represent the College in a positive, professional manner.
  2. Must be enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and creative with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  3. Meet budget expectations.
  4. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and other contacts.
  5. Must develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of office procedures, telephone techniques and appropriate equipment, and utilize correct English, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  6. Ability to read and understand written and oral instructions or communications.
  7. Ability to efficiently perform tasks in an environment of frequent interruptions.
  8. Ability to assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems and exercise good judgment when making decisions.
  9. Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
  10. Ability to make public presentations that are effective and well received.
  11. Ability to access, utilize, input, and retrieve information from a computer.

Special Demands: Position involves standing most of the time; exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently (50-75%). Stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, and carrying frequently (10-33%). Walking, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motion frequently (34-66%). Talking, hearing, and viewing various types of close visual work constantly (67-100%). Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check. Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must hold FAA Aircraft and Powerplant certification with Inspection Authorization in addition to 36 months practical work experience with airframes and powerplants.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education/certification. Minimum salary $54,900.

Benefits: Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays. Employee health, dental, and vision insurance. Partially funded family insurance available. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement plan.

Application Process: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

  • Employment Application form
  • Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
  • A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring

Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy.

Position open until filled. View complete job description and application process at www.iowalakes.edu/employment. Contact Lynn Miller at or 712-362-0409. Iowa Lakes Community College, Human Resources Office, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.

Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code ••216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. •• 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. • 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C •• 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. • 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. • 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Trudy Ahrens, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712-362-0433, , or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339, email

A formal discrimination complaint process is published in the Student Handbook, Employee Handbook, and the Affirmative Action Plan of the College.

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Aviation Maintenance Technician

Location: Estherville IA 51334

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: AP Mechanic
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 54900

Description: Iowa Lakes Community College seeks a Aviation Maintenance Technician.

Position: Aviation Maintenance Technician

Classification: Professional Support B

Department: Aviation

Report to: Director of Aviation

General Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Aviation Maintenance Technician that will be responsible for ensuring all college owned aircraft are maintained to the highest levels of safety. The ideal candidate will be responsible for scheduling and performing routine maintenance checks, diagnosing mechanical, avionics, electrical, and hydraulic systems on single and multi-engine aircraft. Candidate should have extensive knowledge of the diverse aircraft components and the airframes and powerplant options available. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair aircraft safely and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and analytical skills, attention to detail and be able to work well in a group environment.

% of Time Constant (67-100%)

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  1. Evaluate and perform diagnosis, isolation, and repairs of discrepancies for all aircraft systems including flight controls, hydraulics, landing gear, fuel systems and engines.
  2. Perform scheduled inspections and component removal and replacement with little or no supervision.
  3. Create and maintain repair logs and records.
  4. Implement and adhere to strict safety and security guidelines.
  5. Schedule and complete routine maintenance checks.
  6. Diagnose avionics systems and repair as needed.
  7. Maintain compliance reports with regional and federal entities.
  8. Inspect and repair aircraft as needed according to the FAA guidelines.
  9. Order and maintain parts associated with general maintenance.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Establish and maintain realistic maintenance budget and monitor throughout the year.
  2. Read and utilize maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other maintenance documents.
  3. Diagnose and repair aircraft engines.
  4. Remove, install, align, and check integrated avionics systems.
  5. Interpret inspection findings and determining corrective action.
  6. Decides upon necessary repair scheme, quantity and type of parts needed to accomplish proper repair.

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. On an annual basis, attend professional aircraft maintenance recurrent training that includes a review of all aircraft major components, airframe, engines, and avionics.
  2. Perform maintenance on hangar facility and support equipment as needed to maintain functionality, reliability, and safety of College assets used in support of flight operations.
  3. Perform administrative duties relating to aircraft maintenance including FAA compliance of all maintenance records, written logs and historical records pertaining to the aircraft.
  4. Arrange and/or attend meetings when necessary.
  5. Perform other work duties as assigned and requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Represent the College in a positive, professional manner.
  2. Must be enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and creative with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  3. Meet budget expectations.
  4. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and other contacts.
  5. Must develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of office procedures, telephone techniques and appropriate equipment, and utilize correct English, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  6. Ability to read and understand written and oral instructions or communications.
  7. Ability to efficiently perform tasks in an environment of frequent interruptions.
  8. Ability to assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems and exercise good judgment when making decisions.
  9. Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
  10. Ability to make public presentations that are effective and well received.
  11. Ability to access, utilize, input, and retrieve information from a computer.

Special Demands: Position involves standing most of the time; exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently (50-75%). Stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, and carrying frequently (10-33%). Walking, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motion frequently (34-66%). Talking, hearing, and viewing various types of close visual work constantly (67-100%). Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check. Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must hold FAA Aircraft and Powerplant certification with Inspection Authorization in addition to 36 months practical work experience with airframes and powerplants.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education/certification. Minimum salary $54,900.

Benefits: Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays. Employee health, dental, and vision insurance. Partially funded family insurance available. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement plan.

Application Process: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy.

Position open until filled. View complete job description and application process at www.iowalakes.edu/employment. Contact Lynn Miller at or 712-362-0409. Iowa Lakes Community College, Human Resources Office, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.

Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code ••216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. •• 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. • 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C •• 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. • 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. • 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Trudy Ahrens, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712-362-0433, , or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339, email

A formal discrimination complaint process is published in the Student Handbook, Employee Handbook, and the Affirmative Action Plan of the College.

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Date Posted: 2024-7-10

Please Apply by: 2024-7-26