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                                                          Occ. Code 7330200





New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




          Incumbents assist in the maintenance of aircrafts, install and/or replace aircraft equipment, and perform routine checks on aircraft equipment to ensure its proper functioning and structural integrity. Positions in this title are not required to supervise.


          These positions are only classified at the Division of State Police, within the Aviation Unit.




AIRCRAFT MECHANIC: non-competitive; non-supervisory class; reports to an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor.




          Under the general direction of an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, maintains helicopter and fixed wing fleet in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations; performs changes to aircraft such as engines, propellers, control surfaces and accessories; disassembles engines and checks parts for wear, warping and other defects in accordance with FAA regulations; examines external appearance of aircraft and engines and listens to them while operating to diagnose malfunctions; and maintains close liaison with all pilots regarding the condition of all Division aircrafts.




Non-Competitive: Possession of an FAA license for airframe and power plant maintenance, and possession of an FAA license for avionics inspection and maintenance.

Date:  3/17


Note: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.