Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
93230 06 ST J1 N 541-RP 09/01/1994
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05/01/1987 93230


DEFINITION: This is specialized mechanic work in the maintenance and repair of aircraft.

An employee in this class has responsibility for performance of highly skilled tasks in repairing and maintaining aircraft and related equipment. Employees work under the direct supervision of an Aircraft Inspector, but use judgment concerning methods of maintenance and repair after receiving oral or written instructions relating to work to be performed. All work must adhere to standards and policies set by state and federal aviation authorities. Employees work is checked by the Aircraft Inspector by inspection and testing the operation of the aircraft on the ground after completion of repairs and aircraft being returned to service.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:  Repairs and overhauls aircraft engines, landing gear, and other operating parts of the aircraft.

Repairs equipment and tools used in the maintenance and repair of aircraft.

Cleans and washes aircraft, services them with gasoline and oil, and adjusts and services aircraft radios.

Keeps aircraft hangars and related facilities and equipment clean and properly maintained.

Inspects aircraft periodically to see that all operating part are functioning correctly and that its operation conforms to state and federal operating standards; prepares required inspection and work reports.

Tests aircraft operation by taxiing on ground prior to takeoffs.

Keeps log book of engine operation.

Taxies aircraft on the ground and performs engine run-ups.

Performs duties related to a computerized parts inventory system.

Performs related work.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools and standard practice of aircraft mechanic trade.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and precautions of aircraft operation.

Knowledge of the operation and repair of two-way radio equipment.

Knowledge of state and Federal regulations concerning operation, maintenance, and repair of aircraft.

Ability to locate and correct defects in operating parts of aircraft.

Ability to understand and effectively carry out written and oral instructions.

Ability to operate aircraft on the ground to test its operation.

Ability to repair and maintain tools and equipment used in aircraft maintenance, adjustment, and repair.

Ability to utilize a computer system relating to aircraft parts inventory and aircraft operations.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Two years of experience as an aircraft mechanic; including completion of an accredited course in aircraft mechanics; and such training as may have been gained through graduation from a standard high school or vocational school;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a current Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic license.