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Laramie, WY 82071-2000

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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 6200

UW Job Family: 62

SOC Code: 49-3011

Pay Grade: 23

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, overhaul, testing, and general preventive maintenance on University research and transportation aircraft; participates in extensive aircraft modifications and installation activities for research operations; purchases aircraft equipment, parts, and supplies; and assists in maintaining spare parts and ground support inventory.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

5 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic's license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Aircraft and aircraft engine repair and maintenance operations and procedures.
  • Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations.
  • Twin turbine powered aircraft engine and equipment.
  • Mechanical and electronic equipment and systems installation, testing and repair methods, techniques and applications.
  • Safety rules, regulations and procedures applicable to trade.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Operate specialized tools, equipment and systems specific to aircraft and aircraft engine maintenance.
  • Read blueprints, drawings and schematics.
  • Work in confined spaces.
  • Utilize hand/eye coordination.
  • Utilize manual dexterity.
  • Use time management skills for meeting deadlines.
  • Use computer and software applications such as Windows operating system with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, overhaul, testing, and general preventive maintenance on University research and transportation aircraft.
Participates in extensive aircraft modifications and installation activities for research operations.
Purchases aircraft equipment, parts, and supplies, as directed.
Assists in maintaining spare parts and ground support inventory.
Refuels aircraft, moves aircraft in/out of hangar, cleans aircraft, and assists in pre-flight checks.
Assists with routine maintenance.

Supplemental Functions:

Meets arriving and dispatch departing aircraft.
Assists passengers and crew in appropriate manner.
Assists with cleaning and maintaining hangar and office areas.

Working Conditions:

Standard aircraft hangar environment; regularly exposed to dirt, dust, noise, fumes, odors, confined spaces and poor lighting; subject to fire, mechanical and chemical hazards.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.


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