ATD Aviation Mechanic's Helper

University of Alaska
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$18.18
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ATD Aviation Mechanic's Helper
  • Job Number: 524925

  • Classification: Temporary Technical

  • Grade: Temporary Staff Grade 76

  • Work type: On Campus, Temporary

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Anchorage

  • School/Business unit: UAA Community & Technical College

  • Location: Anchorage

  • Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Aviation

  • Position Summary:

    UAA's Aviation Technology Division on Merrill Field is currently accepting applications for its Aircraft Mechanic's Helper labor pool.


    The UAA, Aviation Technology Division, Aircraft Maintenance department is currently accepting applications for its part-time, temporary, non-exempt staff Aircraft Mechanic's Helper labor pool. The general duties associated with this position can include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting aircraft maintenance personnel in the maintenance and repair of training fleet aircraft.
  • Performing routine duties such as furnishing materials, tools and supplies to the aircraft mechanic(s); lifting and holding materials in place during operation/installation; inflating tires, cleaning aircraft interior/exterior, etc.
  • Assembling and/or disassembling machines, equipment, components, and parts.
  • Cleaning and/or lubricating machinery, equipment, instruments, tools, work area, and power tools.
  • Performing general shop clean up and other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge of and experience using machines and tools used in the maintenance of general aviation aircraft.

    Ability to understand and retain information provided verbally and/or in writing.

    Ability to work cohesively as part of a team, with multi-level guidance.

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Mechanical aptitude helpful.

    Familiarity with aviation ground operations safety protocols most desirable.

    Preferred Experience & Education:

    Current enrollment in or recent graduation from an accredited Aviation Maintenance Program for Airframe and Powerplant Certification.

    6 months experience helping aircraft mechanics maintain and repair vehicles, machinery and electrical equipment.

    Required Experience & Education:

    High School Diploma or equivalent.

    Current Driver's License.

    Minimum 3 to 6 months of dependable work history.

    Salary Information:

    This is a part-time, temporary, non-exempt staff position. New hires will be placed on the UA temporary salary schedule, Grade 76, $18.18/hour.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

    This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling, as-needed basis until a successful candidate is identified. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

    To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Ishmael Cremer, Interim Assistant Dean, at [email protected].

    Advertised: 01 Jul 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time

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