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Airframe & Powerplant Chief

Company: Knewin
Location: Windsor
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a current Aims Employee, Temp, or Student? If so, to help avoid future access issues, please apply through your Workday account.Please close this window and log into your Workday account to apply by using the "Career" application icon on your Workday Home screen. Below are the instructions for applying depending on your role with the College:

  • If you are a current Employee (non-Student position) or Temporary Employee (paid by someone other than Aims, but have access to Workday), please use "Find Jobs"
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  • If you have any questions about applying or ensuring you applied correctly please call 970-378-3720 or come by and see us in Cornerstone building Suite 111Minimum Hiring Annual Salary:$83,390.00 Maximum Hiring Annual Salary:$87,559.50 To attain the maximum annual salary, employee must meet all minimum qualifications plus:
    • 5 (five) years of additional applicable work experience and/or degrees higher than minimum qualification degree. Degrees higher than the minimum qualification degree can be used in combination with additional work experience.The stated salary amounts are not guaranteed in the event employment ends with Aims during any fiscal year. Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:
      • Benefits are effective immediately
      • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
      • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employees spouse and/or family
      • Voluntary vision insurance
      • Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
      • 17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
      • Summer schedule: 4 day work week - Fridays Off
      • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums
      • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
      • Tuition waiver for dependents
      • PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits)
      • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
      • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
      • Free parking on all campusesJob Description:Aims Community College actively supports an environment that embraces the Colleges Mission, Vision, Values, BaJEDI (belonging, justice, equity, diversity, inclusion), and Innovation. The College embraces and seeks to hire individuals who want to be a part of this environment and has the skillsets necessary to be successful in this position.Airframe & Powerplant Chief position is a member of the Aims Aviation Department, as part of the Public Safety, Education, and Transportation Division. It will lead the Aims Maintenance Training Center (AMTC) located at Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland, Colorado. This position will conduct their assignments and co-curricular college activities in a manner consistent with the philosophy and purposes of Aims Community College as stated in the school catalog.The primary purpose of this position is to be the responsible individual for all aircraft maintenance training conducted at Aims Community College in support of Aims Aircraft Maintenance Technician School Program including ongoing development of the program, be the responsible individual for ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations and Federal Aviation Administration guidance as they pertain to Part 147 (Aircraft Maintenance Technician Schools), and be responsible for the management/regulatory compliance of all manuals, tools, parts, and consumables associated with the aircraft maintenance training at Aims. Teaching & Advising Students:
        • Interacting with students to provide opportunities to learn, creating conditions that facilitate learning, and using techniques and methods that create a high probability that learning will occur. To achieve such interaction, a teacher must possess the following:
        • Instruct assignments as it applies to A&P, which may include a variety of A&P courses with the Aims catalog.
        • Collaborate with other staff to ensure student learning and success.
        • Recruit and advise A&P students.
        • Through A&P student advising, helps to ensure student compliance with the VA.
        • Instructional Delivery: those human interactive skills and characteristics that make for clear communication of information, and promote learning through an effective learning environment.
        • Provide effective and high-quality instruction of subject being taught.
        • Apply learning-centered educational practices such as creating and communicating clearly-defined outcomes for student learning.
        • Provide a diverse array of learning activities that directly tie to those defined outcomes.
        • Use assessment data to improve instruction and learning, and participate in an ongoing College-Wide dialogue about teaching and learning. Continual Program Development & Budgetary Responsibilities:
          • Ensure FAA Part 147 aircraft maintenance technology programing is taught, that will include:
          • All FAA requirements of Part 147 A&P program, including meeting the required hours for General and Airframe certification;
          • Alignment of aircraft maintenance technology curriculum and instruction to industry certification exams.
          • A program of practical and technical instruction on theory, practices, methods, processes, and terminology of the aircraft maintenance industry;
          • Demonstration of skills required in the aircraft maintenance industry;
          • Safety precautions, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment, and regulations of the aircraft maintenance industry;
          • Safety examinations prior to allowing students to work with equipment;
          • Ensure student work is planned and supervised in the classroom and in field experiences
          • Develop and implement programmatic curriculum that meet the requirements of the instructional program.
          • Make changes in programming as needed to meet student needs.
          • Program/curriculum evaluation, articulation, revision, and development.
          • Evaluation and selection of textbooks and other resource materials.
          • Effectively manage the budget and allocate resources to ensure that the program remains financially viable and that resources are available for necessary equipment and facilities.
          • Identify and pursue additional funding opportunities, such as grants or partnerships.
          • Analyze market trends and adjust program offerings to meet future industry demands.
          • Evaluate program success based on graduate outcomes and industry feedback.
          • Technology Integration.
          • Evaluate and integrate new technologies into the training program.
          • Maintain up-to-date training software and simulation equipment.
          • Encourage innovation and technological proficiency among students and faculty. Compliance & Safety:
            • Ensure that all compliance and safety measures are being followed as per FAA and Aims Policy and Procedures such as:
            • Safety precautions, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment, and regulations of the aircraft maintenance industry;
            • Safety examinations prior to allowing students to work with equipment;
            • Organization of student records for FAA compliance
            • Maintains FAA compliance to include:
            • Represents the AMTC to the FAAs Principle Operating Inspector (POI) through oral, written, and e-mail correspondence.
            • Ensure quality and compliance through classroom/lab observation.
            • Aids the FAA by cooperating with and participating in audits.
            • Ensures compliance with Federal Aviation regulations by precise recording of student training records, instructor records and student rosters.
            • Conduct meetings with college administration regarding A&P Programmatic issues as needed.
            • Conduct meetings and participate in training events with the Denver Flight Standards District Office as needed.
            • Ensure appropriate manuals, handbooks, and policies are created and updated as needed. Maintenance:
              • Sourcing aircraft parts, replacement parts, equipment, and consumables, while assessing cost and budget impact.
              • Maintaining all aircraft, lab equipment, and ground support equipment.
              • Hangar maintenance and housekeeping. Outreach & Professional Development:
                • Assist the department and the college to meet the goals and objectives of its mission and strategic plan. Collaborate with other aviation programs both within and outside Aims Community College where applicable.
                • Participate in on-going professional development.
                • Provide competent advising to students seeking an AAS and program certificates.
                • Fulfill College service requirements by making meaningful contributions on campus and/or to community service groups.
                • Participate in institutional and departmental recruitment and retention activities. Assist in the evaluation and selection of textbooks and other resources and materials in ones assigned area.
                • Serve on department, division, and institutional committees.
                • Maintain classrooms and/or labs.
                • Demonstrate a willingness to embrace and apply the provisions of the Colleges mission statement, purpose, philosophy and commitment to diversity.
                • Collaborate with other aviation programs within Aims Community College; support other aviation programs where applicable.
                • Cultivate relationships with aviation industry employers.
                • Develop partnerships for student internships and job placement.
                • Engage with industry advisory boards to keep the program aligned with employer needs.
                • Marketing and Promotion:
                • Develop marketing strategies to attract new students.
                • Represent the program at industry events and conferences.
                • Oversee the creation of promotional materials and program literature. Other Duties as Assigned Minimum Qualifications:
                  • Bachelors Degree in Aviation field; plus,
                  • Two (2)years of operational aircraft maintenance and aircraft maintenance instructor experience. OR
                    • Six (6) years of operational aircraft maintenance and aircraft maintenance instructor experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
                    • Must possess FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate with Inspection Authorization.
                    • High levels of computer skills.
                    • Demonstrated ability to exercises sound judgment.
                    • Experience in accomplishing complicated tasks.
                    • Experience in leading teams.
                    • This position requires the use of a company vehicle and/or personal vehicle for business travel. The selected candidate must successfully pass an MVR and be insurable under Aims insurance.
                    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment post-offer urine analysis. Required Licenses and/or Certifications:
                      • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate with Inspection Authorization. Preferred Qualifications:
                        • Seven (7) years of operational aircraft maintenance experience
                        • Two (2) years of FAA Part 147 experience.Required Documentation:
                          • Cover Letter
                          • Resume
                          • Diversity Statement
                          • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate with Inspection Authorization All Applicants:
                            • Compare your previous work experience to the job duties listed on the job positing under job description. Enter the job duties you have preformed under the "Work Experience" section on your job application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
                            • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment by listing the average number of hours worked per week. This information is used to determine your new annual salary.
                            • Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the above in "Additional Job Description" section. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section. If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.Diversity Statement InstructionsAims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.
                              • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.
                              • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.
                              • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veterans status. All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.Screening/Selection: In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials. Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require industry specific screenings such as an MVR, physical and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position. If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources at 970-378-3720. J-18808-Ljbffr

Keywords: Knewin, Denver , Airframe & Powerplant Chief, Accounting, Auditing , Windsor, Colorado

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