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Aviation Officer II (Maintenance)

Incumbents at this level provide guidance and direction to departmental staff and contractors in all phases of maintenance, modification, and care of State-owned and contracted aircraft; direct the overhaul and repair of aircraft, engines, and components for State-owned or contracted aircraft; conduct inspections of State-owned or contracted aircraft; and do other related work. Work described may be accomplished at both central maintenance facilities and remote operational locations; and will participate in or provide technical support for aviation accident investigations.

Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) rating.
Either I

One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of an Aviation Officer I (Maintenance). (Applicants who have completed six months of service performing the duties of an Aviation Officer I (Maintenance) will be admitted to the examination, but they must satisfactorily complete one year of this experience before they can be eligible for appointment.)


Three 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; aircraft maintenance, repair, and inspection practices.


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; oversee maintenance facilities and field maintenance programs.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

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


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