Aviation Officer I (Maintenance)

Incumbents at this level will act as the lead mechanic or shop foreperson directing a group of contract or State mechanics working on State-owned or contracted aircraft; perform maintenance and maintenance inspections on such aircraft; perform modifications and/or direct performance of modifications to aircraft used in department programs. Work described may be accomplished at both central maintenance facilities and remote operational locations.
Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) rating.


A minimum of two years of experience performing the duties of an A&P mechanic.


The applicant must have knowledge of the practical application of aircraft maintenance practices and procedures; and FAA and other regulations governing aircraft operation and maintenance.


The applicant must be able to operate a computer.


Applicant must have the ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others; research and apply technical data; and communicate effectively in English to apply FAA regulations; provide technical guidance to maintenance personnel and other cooperative agencies to ensure aircraft airworthiness; and schedule maintenance functional check flights.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Possession of a valid driver license of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.


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