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Aviation Technician/A&P Mechanic

Apply now Department: 3670085547 Salina Dept of Aviation
Job no: 514610
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Aviation / UAT / UAS
Pay Grade: 07B

About This Role:

The Kansas State University Salina campus is seeking an experienced Aviation Technician/A&P Mechanic to maintain university-owned aircraft to ensure that they remain in airworthy condition. Aviation aircraft are used in the flight training program with routine and periodic maintenance inspections occurring daily.

***This is a limited-term, University Support Staff position.***

Why Join Us:

As one of the best aviation universities in the country, our university and award-winning campus have an international reputation for excellence. We offer three instrument runways adjacent to campus, modern classrooms, labs, a state-of-the-art Canadair Regional Jet simulator, an operational dispatch center, an aviation maintenance training hanger and a nationally recognized unmanned aircraft systems program. More information can be found at

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

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:

  • One or more years of relevant experience
  • Airframe Certificate
  • Power Plant Certificate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Inspection Authorization
  • Education at the secondary or post-secondary level
  • Graduation from an FAA approved aviation maintenance FAR Part 147 school
  • One year experience working on piston powered aircraft under the privileges of their Airframe and Power Plant Certificate
  • Ability to read and interpret written material, part manuals/catalog and schematics
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic computer skills with experience using ETA software

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Copies of required certificates
  4. Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. 

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$24.00 - $31.00 hourly, depending on 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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