University of Alaska UAA - Aviation Mechanic's Helper in Anchorage, Alaska

UAA - Aviation Mechanic's Helper

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Classification:Temporary Technical

Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76

Work type:Temporary

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:Community & Technical College



Position Summary:The UAA, Aviation Technology Division on Merrill Field is currently accepting applications for its Aircraft Mechanic's Helper Labor Pool.


100Technical functions in support of the department.Essential

The UAA, Aviation Technology Division's Aircraft Maintenance department is currently accepting application 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 aircraft mechanic; 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 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


Mechanical aptitude helpful

Familiarity with aviation ground operations safety protocols most desirable


REQUIRED: Minimum 3 to 6 months of dependable work history

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



High School Diploma or equivalent

Current Driver's License


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


Temporary Salary Grade 76, Step 1, $17.15/hr

Physical Demands, with our without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Lifting up to 75lbs

  • Balancing

  • Climbing

  • Crouching/Stooping

  • Feeling/Handling

  • Pulling/Pushing

  • Repetitive movement

  • Speaking

  • Standing

  • Walking/Running

  • Carrying

  • Crawling

  • Driving

  • Keyboarding

  • Reaching

  • Sitting

  • Squatting

  • Twisting/Bending

  • Writing

  • Close/Cramped Quarters

  • Electrical Hazards

  • Chemicals

  • Darkness/Poor Lighting

  • Dust/Fumes

  • Mechanical Harzards

  • Moving Machinery/Heavy Equipment

  • Noise

  • Vibration

  • Weather Extremes

Advertised:09 May 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

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