Student Assistant

Student Application
School/Department: Department Of Aviation Maintenance and Structural Technology
Primary Location: Eastman
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: The Student Assistant on the Eastman Campus is a part-time position working up to 19 hours per week. This position provides specialized support for students, faculty, and staff.


  • Clean and maintain shop area in accordance with housekeeping responsibilities such as taking out all trash, cleaning oil trays after oil changes are done with aircraft, keeping shop floors and ground equipment cleaned and serviced as necessary, and cutting open oil filters for inspection
  • Washing aircraft prior to inspections
  • Maintain organization of aircraft parts, checking in new parts on arrival, and putting away those parts
  • Assist all mechanics with regards to 100hr, annual inspections and any non-scheduled maintenance on all aircraft as applicable such as removing and installing panels, interior components, lubricating, tire changes, cleaning and repacking wheel bearings, etc.
  • Keeping consumables stocked in appropriate cabinets as those items get low such as oil, oil filters, shop towels etc.
  • Assist in any other way to improve efficiency in maintaining flight schedule


  • Must have completed at least 1 semester in the AMT program before applying.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with population.
  • Flexibility in working hours.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team as needed.

SALARY: $9/ hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will be posted until filled.  

TO APPLY:  Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year.     Interested applicants should complete an online application at: put what position you are applying for as “Aircraft Maintenance”

Equal Employment Opportunity: Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). 

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. 

Other Information: Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect - that form and guide the daily work of the organization.  

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning 

Background Check: Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. 

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