Requisition ID:  17793

Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Associate

Job Summary


The Associate Aircraft Maintenance Technician functions as an FAA certified airframe and powerplant mechanic. Will perform maintenance and FAA required inspections of all aircraft assigned to the School of Aviation & Transportation Technology.  Perform ancillary functions relative to the operation of the Purdue University aircraft fleet including: towing aircraft, ground deicing, aircraft cleaning, fueling, hangaring, and security. Assist in recordkeeping functions of aircraft maintenance, FAA regulations, aircraft service bulletins, service letter and manuals. Assist in maintenance of ground support equipment and physical facilities.



  • HS Diploma / GED.
  • At least one year experience in aviation maintenance         
  • Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings. 
  • Computer literacy with MS office products. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


Additional Information:  

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit  
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary  
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette