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Instructional Assistant Aeronautics (Monday - Thursday, 1:00 pm to 11:30 pm)

Antelope Valley College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Antelope Valley College


Instructional Assistant Aeronautics (Monday - Thursday, 1:00 pm to 11:30 pm)

Salary: $4,284.87 Monthly

Deadline: 10/11/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Complete job description and application available online at:



Under the direction of the Dean of Technical Education, control parts, tools and supplies in an assigned instructional lab involving the AFAB and AFMT aeronautical programs; assist students in a lab setting with technical instructions on the safe use of power equipment and hand tools.  Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



E = indicates essential duties of the position

• Assists students in classroom lecture and lab activities, answer questions and assist with project and worksheets, instruct students in the use of tools, equipment, and safety practices. (E)

• Assists in the administration of projects; assists in the preparation of exam, projects, and worksheets. (E)

• Issues, collects, and inventories tools and supplies; requisition replacements as required; operates and performs preventative maintenance and repairs tools, aircraft and equipment. (E)

• Update and maintain records of attendance according to established procedures. (E)

• Fabricate replacement of aircraft structural parts and construct and prepare structure and composite lab project parts/packets. (E)

• Update and maintain the various lab copies of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and industry requirements and standards; assist industry representatives with inspections of programs as required; attend industry meetings as assigned.

• Perform maintenance to lab equipment and tooling to keep aeronautical labs in operable condition for instruction purposes at the facilities.

• Assists in recruiting students during outreach functions. (E)

• Maintain aeronautical labs at the facilities and keep all industry standard documentation current. (E)

• Maintain lab computers current with industry required data and standards.

• Check out and retrieve tools from students; clean tools, labs, and equipment. (E)

• Assist students in the labs as per the instructor's instructions.

• Coordinates and performs the ordering, receiving, distribution, and disposal of hazardous chemicals used in the aeronautical structures and composites labs at the facilities.

• Coordinates with industry partners/faculty in receiving donations; inventories and distributes donations according to the needs of the labs/faculty.

• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination equivalent to: college level course work in assigned area of specialty and one year experience checking out or working with aircraft structural and/or composite tools, parts and equipment.



Aviation Technician Certificate in Structures AND Composites.

• Valid California driver's license.

• Valid forklift operator's certificate. (Must be able to obtain within one year of employment)



Inventory methods, procedures and record-keeping.

• Operation, uses, care, calibration, repair and maintenance of airframe structures.

• Machine shop tools, parts and equipment.

• Basic record-keeping techniques.

• Technical aspects of field of specialty.

• Proper methods of storing hazardous chemicals, equipment, materials and supplies.

• Basic computer operation.



Issue proper tools, materials and equipment needed by students and instructors.

• Maintain security and records for tool room area.

• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students and instructors.

• Perform basic repair and maintenance of department tools, materials, parts and equipment.

• Maintain accurate inventory and repair records.

• Operate a computer terminal to input and retrieve data.

• Make less complex repairs to electrical equipment.

• Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.



WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Not applicable – no permanent full-time staff to supervise.


CONTACTS: Co-workers, instructors, students, industry partners and vendors.



• Lifting and carrying heavy equipment.

• Pushing and pulling.

• Bending at the waist.

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment.

• Reaching to demonstrate repair techniques.

• Standing for extended periods of time.

• Climbing Ladders



Shop environment.

• Noise and fumes.

• Hazardous chemicals.

• Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

• Working around and with machinery having moving parts.

• Exposure to fumes and gases from vehicle operation and exposure to fluids treated as hazardous waste


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

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