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Kansas State University
Posted: 12/21/2021
Aviation Technician

Aviation Technician

Department: 3670085547 Salina Dept of Aviation

Job no: 510828

Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)

Location: Salina, Kansas

Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Aviation / UAT / UAS

Pay Grade: 07B

About This Role:

The Kansas State University Aerospace and Technology campus in Salina, KS is seeking an experienced Aviation Technician 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.

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

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

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 Talon/RMS 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:

• Resume

• Copies of required certificates

• Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by December 15, 2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$19.63 - 29.00/hr

Salary offers are 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.

Advertised: Dec 02, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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