UAA - Aviation Maintenance Technician II

UAA - Aviation Maintenance Technician II

  • 524819
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Temporary
  • Temporary Staff Grade 78
  • UAA Community & Technical College
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Aircraft Knowledge: The Certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician – Level II must:

  • Know the theory, and operation of the mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, electronic and other operating systems of UAA aircraft.
  • Know the startup, operation, shutdown, and emergency procedures of each aircraft and its systems.
  • Know the symptoms of normal and abnormal operation, and required safety procedures for each system in order to prevent damage to equipment or injury to personnel.
  • Have knowledge of the specialized work associated with aircraft maintenance such as sheet metal, painting, aircraft electrical, aircraft hydraulics, electronics, and aircraft engines.
  • Determine when work is beyond their current skills.
  • Be able to work in a timely manner, in coordination with other mechanics, and determine when the work is properly done and signed off so that the aircraft is airworthy.
  • Check all functional and support systems, operate the engine(s), and run up and taxi the aircraft to determine what systems are malfunctioning.
  • Search repair directives, technical orders, and manuals to determine repairs needed and personally perform repairs.
  • Have skill in the use of all tools of the trade, test equipment, test stands, and power sources.
  • Have knowledge of cockpit instruments, gauges, and controls so that they can operate and repair aircraft mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
  • Have skill in the operation of diagnostic and on-board electronic equipment/systems to identify proper, as well as improper operation.
  • Have skill in interpreting and applying written guidelines, including Federal Aviation Regulations, airworthiness directives, advisory circulars, and manufacturer’s service information.
Preferred Experience & Education:
14 CFR Part 141 experience preferred.
36 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.
Certificate in Aviation Maintenance from 14 CFR Part 147 school preferred.
Required Experience & Education:

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

Salary Information:

This is a part-time, temporary staff position. New hires will be placed on the UA temporary salary schedule, Grade 78.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and 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 AA/EO employer and educational institution 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, Assistant Director of Aircraft Maintenance, at mssebastian@alaska.edu.

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