Aviation Maintenance Technician I

Aviation Maintenance Technician I

  • 528643
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Temporary Staff Grade 78
  • UAA Community & Technical College

This is a departmental labor pool used for the hiring of Certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician Level I(s) for UAA's Aviation Technology Division, Flight Operations Department.

The Certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician (CAMT) – Level 1 is responsible for performing the duties of an FAA-certificated Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic. Tests, trouble shoots, removes, installs, aligns, and adjusts the oil, fuel, hydraulic, pneumatic, power plant, and electrical systems of aircraft. Inspects, installs, replaces, and repairs airframes, engines, propellers, appliances and other components as necessary. Troubleshoots, checks, and repairs aircraft system(s) through connecting, adjusting, and operating test equipment. Conducts ground functional tests of aircraft, aircraft systems, aircraft engines, avionics, and installed accessories. Traces and corrects electrical problems in various aircraft systems. Performs all phases of aircraft structural repair and alteration; including sheet metal structure, wood structure, steel tubing structure, and composite structure.

To thrive in this role, incumbent must be able to communicate effectively and possess a high level of work, systems and aviation infrastructure related knowledge and technical skill. Must be familiar with Aircraft maintenance publications; Code of Federal Regulation Title 14 (FAR's), aircraft manufacturer maintenance documents, airworthiness directives, advisory circulars, orders, bulletins, forms, and aircraft records.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possess a valid FAA Mechanic certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings.

Certificate in Aviation Maintenance from 14 CFR Part 147 school.
14 CFR Part 141 experience.
12 months experience maintaining aircraft operated under 14 CFR Part 91 and/or 141.
Meet the recent maintenance experience requirements of 14 CFR Part 65.83.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Aviation Technology Complex at Merrill Field Airport in Anchorage, AK. This is a part-time, temporary position. New hires will be placed on the UA Temporary Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 78, $37.16/hour.

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Scott Sebastian, Director of Aircraft Maintenance, at mssebastian@alaska.edu


All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.