Utah State University

  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic

    City Logan Campus
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/20/2019 10:43 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Position Type
    Benefited Full-Time
    Job Classification
    College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
    Career & Technical Education
    Advertised Salary
    Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
  • Overview

    Utah State University is seeking an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. This is a full-time, entry level position for an FAA Certified Airframe and Power Plant Maintenance Technician.


    Maintain, repair and service Utah State University Flight training aircraft (i.e. Diamond DA40F, DA42 (2 liter engines), Piper Arrows and Cessna 152 airplanes). Must have own tools. Must be willing to help maintain shop equipment, buildings, lawn care, snow removal and other tasks to assist the flight school operations. Assist the Chief of Maintenance with all tasks related to airworthiness and act in his stead when not available.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • FAA Airframe and Power Plant Licenses plus a minimum of one year of experience is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Four year degree in an associated field
    • 6 months experience working on Diamond DA40F, DA42 (2 liter engines), Piper Arrows and Cessna 152 or similar aircraft.

    Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

    1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

    2. Please attach a copy of the FAA A&P licenses to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under "Documents 1-5"

    3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 


    **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

    Advertised Salary

    Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


    This position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (up to 75 lbs.) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects. Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions, such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Employees may work outside and maynot be protected from weather conditions, including extreme cold and extreme heat for extended periods. Employees are exposed to hazardous conditions including, noise, vibrationsfrom machinery, moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to chemicals, and atmospheric conditions that can affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation.

    University Highlights

    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


    A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


    The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


    USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).

    The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

    For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.

    Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.

    USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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