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Aviation Maintenance Lab Technician

Apply now Department: 3670085520 Poly Sch of Integrated Studies
Job no: 508487
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Engineering, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Aviation / UAT / UAS
Pay Grade: 07B

About This Role:

The School of Integrated Studies at Kansas State Polytechnic in Salina, KS is seeking a dedicated Aviation Maintenance Lab Technician to provide valuable support to Aviation Maintenance Management faculty and students.

Duties include the following:

  • Maintain shop and ground support equipment; build aviation-related training aids
  • Provide overall student assistance during lab session times
  • Monitor tool room operations and organization of equipment, tooling, and projects
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, organized educational environment—arranging equipment, tables, cabinets, and aircraft to optimize educational experiences
  • Perform maintenance on aircraft and equipment in the educational environment and assist in continuity of long-term, ongoing enhancement projects
  • Provide supplemental teaching in appropriate situations
  • Demonstrate behavior guided by our Principles of Community and Core Values in all dealings and decisions

Why Join Us:

Kansas State Polytechnic's aviation maintenance program produces students who will become aerospace industry leaders in the field of aviation in areas such as advanced aviation sustainment systems, aftermarket and business sales, safety and quality. The program uses a practical learning environment and a laboratory setting to focus on the application of aviation science and technology by understanding how to service, support, inspect, maintain and operate all different types of aircraft and propulsion systems.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates Degree
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience

Other Requirements:

  • Mechanic with Airframe and Powerplant ratings (A&P)
  • Must not have any conditions that preclude certification of aircraft run/taxi of aircraft and vehicles
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in aviation-related discipline highly preferred
  • Masters degree in aviation or related field
  • Current or previous Designated Mechanic Examiner (DME)
  • Inspection Authorization (IA)
  • Collegiate level Part 147 teaching experience, avionics and/or composites experience, previous airline, corporate, military aircraft maintenance experience
  • Proficient computer skills such as MSOffice, CAD, ATP Navigator/ATP Hub, or other aviation-related software experiences.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for three professional references

Only complete applications will be accepted.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Pay Grade 07B: 18.83-32.94 per hour. Salary offers commensurate with experience and education.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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