Airport Line Service Tech Pool (Part-time)



Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number
S2818P

Home Org Name
Auburn Univ Regional Airport Admin

Division Name
Administrative Effectiveness

Position Title
Airport Line Service Tech Pool (Part-time)

Job Class Code
EG30

Appointment Status
Part-time

Part-time FTE
.70 to .75

Limited Term
No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This is a pooled posting. Candidates will be contacted as positions become available.

The Auburn University Regional Airport ( https://auoairport.com/) seeks candidates for an Aviation Equipment Technician to perform maintenance on airport facilities, grounds, service and refueling equipment, and provide flight line services for local and transient aircraft.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

Tech I: The Technician I, Airport Line Service performs aircraft refueling, operation of fuel trucks, and management of fuel inventory and quality. Serves as part of the Flight School Fueling Crew, responsible for refueling Auburn University’s School of Aviation aircraft fleet and managing the airport’s Avgas inventory.
Salary Range: $14.28-$19.28/hour.

Tech II: The Technician II, Airport Line Service services aircraft and conducts routine airport maintenance for the airport’s fixed base operator ( FBO ). Refuels a large spectrum of piston and turbine engine aircraft, operates both aviation gasoline and jet-a fuel trucks, conducts fuel quality control testing, assists in receiving fuel loads, and manages the airport’s fuel inventory. Conducts daily inspections of the airport’s surface and reports any deficiencies to management, as per the airport’s self-inspection program.
Salary Range: $14.66-$20.53/hour.

Tech III : The Technician III, Airport Line Service services aircraft, conducts airport grounds maintenance, and maintains ground support equipment for the airport’s fixed base operator ( FBO ). Responsible for maintaining airport equipment, grounds, and facilities. Operates and maintains airport ground support equipment, such as aircraft tugs, ground power unit ( GPU ), lavatory service cart, de-icing cart, forklift, golf cart, UTV, and airport shuttles and vehicles. Renders grounds maintenance, such as mowing, cutting trees and brush, applying herbicide, and repairing airport lighting fixtures and associated components. As a member of the airport’s line crew, the Technician refuels a large spectrum of piston and turbine engine aircraft, operates both aviation gasoline and jet-a fuel trucks, conducts fuel quality control testing, assists in receiving fuel loads, and manages the airport’s fuel inventory. Conducts daily inspections of the airport’s surface and reports any deficiencies to management, as per the airport’s self-inspection program.
Salary Range: $16.54-$23.17/hour.

Job Duties:
  • Fuels aircraft using both Aviation Gasoline and Jet-A fuel. Responsible for ensuring aircraft are fueled according to specific orders and timetables.
  • Assists in towing aircraft as required, ensuring safe movement on the airport grounds.
  • Learns the trade of aircraft refueling, to include how to operate fuel trucks and associated components, measure fuel quantities in storage, check fuel quality, assist in receiving fuel shipments, coordinating fuel orders with flight school dispatch, and interacting with pilots and passengers.
  • Operates and becomes familiar with ground support equipment, such as the aircraft tug, ground power unit ( GPU ), lavatory service cart, de-icing cart, forklift, golf cart, UTV, and airport shuttles.
  • Ensures standard operating procedures are followed, utilizing detailed checklists to maintain accuracy and consistency.
  • Trains, coaches, and mentors new hires.
  • Ensures safety standards, guidelines, and best practices set forth by the National Air Transportation Association ( NATA ), Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ), Alabama Department of Transportation ( ALDOT ) and Auburn University are followed to the highest levels.
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Tech I – High school diploma or equivalent

Tech II - High school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of relevant experience in facility and/or ground maintenance

Tech III - High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of relevant experience in facility and/or ground maintenance

Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Degrees accepted in lieu of experience for advanced levels, at a rate of one year of relevant education per year of required experience.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in facility and/or ground maintenance and flight line.
Posting Detail Information

Salary Range
$14.50-$23.17/hour

Job Category
Installation/Maintenance/Repair

Working Hours if Non-Traditional
Rotating schedule: 7AM-7PM M-F, Sat-Sun 8AM-5PM. Football home games required.

City position is located in:
Auburn

State position is located:
Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date
06/26/2023

Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

Quick Link for Internal Postings
https://www.auemployment.com/postings/39057
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
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  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
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