Tech, Aviation Equipment (I-IV)

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 29, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Auburn University Aviation

Division Name

Executive Vice President

Position Title

Tech, Aviation Equipment (I-IV)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE


Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Performs maintenance on airport facilities, grounds, service and refueling equipment and provides flight line services for local and transient aircraft.

Essential Functions

1. Perform general maintenance on grounds, runways, taxiways and facilities equipment such as tractors, mowers, sweepers, sprayers lawn tractors, blowers, compressors, weed eaters, welders
and pre-heaters.
2. Tests fuel quality using field test, api gravity test and Millipore test.
3. Participates in flight line activities such as loading, refueling, washing, towing, parking and crash control parking.
4. Provides facility and grounds maintenance.
5. Maintains airport vehicles which includes fueling and any maintenance required to ensure safety and service standards at all times.
6. Repairs equipment and fixtures at the airport, such as runway lighting, fixtures to regulators, and receivers/controllers.
7. Conducts security patrols and inspections on facilities, hangers and fence line.
8. Conducts test for water runoff to comply with Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
9. Trains student line service employees.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Experience in facility and/or ground maintenance, flight line experience is desired

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level I- High school diploma or equivalent.
Level II- High school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of relevant experience.
Level III - High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of relevant experience.
Level IV- High school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years of relevant experience.

Level I Grade 27 $20,300 – $33,800
Level II Grade 28 $22,300 – $37,200
Level III Grade 29 $25,000 – $41,700
Level IV Grade 30 $28,000 – $46,700

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience on a flight line

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$20,300 - $46,700

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

shift between the hours of 7AM-4PM M-F. Occasional weekend work during football season.

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you available to work weekends if needed?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please provide details on any mechanical experience you have

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have experience on a flight line?
    • Yes
    • No

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