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Aircraft Maintenance Assistant

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Sep 21, 2023

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Aircraft Maintenance Assistant

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Aircraft Maintenance Assistant

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Retirement: KERS

Contact Person: Dennis Sinnett

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The EKU School of Engineering, Aviation, Construction, and Technology's Aviation Program is accepting applications for a full-time Aircraft Maintenance Assistant.

The position supports the EKU Aviation Maintenance team that is responsible for maintaining the EKU fleet of aircraft. As a member of the EKU Aviation team, this individual contributor, under supervision, works closely with other staff members and aircraft maintenance contractor representatives to ensure efficient operation of the maintenance program and to ensure and improve the integrity of EKU Aviation Maintenance Program.

Duties and responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to: managing aircraft engine time, prop data, airframe time, and electronic equipment databases; coordination of equipment pool, aircraft discrepancy trend analysis, aircraft inspections; audits maintenance invoicing; and assists with overall operations of the Aviation Maintenance program.

Successful candidates must have Aviation A&P license and/or FAA pilot certificate (Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII, or MEI) and prior aviation maintenance experience. High school diploma or GED, with a minimum of 2 years of related experience is required. Administrative or record keeping experience with proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Two years of related experience is required. Administrative or record keeping experience is preferred.

Licensure & Certifications: Aviation A&P license FAA pilot certificate (Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII, or MEI)

Job Duties:
  • 5% - Manages Aircraft engine time database - ()
  • 5% - Manages Aircraft Prop data base - ()
  • 5% - Manages Aircraft Total Airframe Time data base - ()
  • 5% - Manages Aircraft Electronic Equipment data base - ()
  • 5% - Coordinates aircraft Rototable pool equipment status - ()
  • 10% - Coordinates aircraft discrepancy "squawks' trend analysis - ()
  • 5% - Coordinates scheduled aircraft inspections with other aviation staff - ()
  • 10% - verify and validate accuracy of maintenance related invoices - ()
  • 40% - Assist the Aircraft Maintenance Manager with overall operations of the Aviation Maintenance program including scheduled and unscheduledmaintenance activities, maintenance safety , and records management - ()
  • 10% - Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned. - ()

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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