Req Id:  30517
Job Title:  Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Associate
Job Description: 

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. Relative to the operation of the Purdue University aircraft fleet, the successful hire will perform ancillary functions 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.

What We’re Looking For:

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • One (1) or more years’ experience in aviation maintenance  


Skills Needed:       

  • Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings
  • Computer literacy with MS office products; Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
  • A valid US or Canadian driver’s license

Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor an 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 EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days
Posting Start Date:  2/28/24