Lab Technician, Aviation Programs (Re-Advertised) 032922-003C

  • Eastern Florida State College
  • Melbourne, FL
  • Apr 07, 2022
Full time Technician Other

Job Description

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the full-time position of Lab Technician, Aviation Programs on the Melbourne Airport in Melbourne, Florida.



Responsible for supporting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) compliance of the EFSC Aviation Maintenance Technician School (AMTS) facility, equipment, tools, supplies, instructional aids, and type certified aircraft. The Lab technician is an integral position at the EFSC AMT Aviation Center providing direct support to the Program.  Students and faculty rely on timely coordination of equipment, tools and trainer support for the safe operation of training conducted on a daily basis. This position is labor intensive involving the preparation and maintenance of various Aviation service-related equipment, tools, and simulators.   



The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred or completion of an applicable PSAV certificate FAA 147, apprenticeship program, or Aviation supply and or professional Aviation support operations experience.
  • Knowledgeable of AC147-3b requirements preferred normally associated with Aviation general support and supply requirements.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Ability to verbally communicate clearly. Good writing and math skills.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required. Including periodic night driving.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase. *


*High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment.  All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.


Minimum physical qualifications:


  • Ability to access, input and retrieve information and/or data from a computer.
  • Ability to work in a shop and laboratory environment with good hand eye coordination.
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in noisy conditions and able to stand, stoop and bend for certain periods of time.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 50 + pounds.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as requested.
  • This is a Perkins Grant funded position.


The annual salary is $25,750.  This position is externally funded.  Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position.  Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement.  Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan.


Applications will be accepted until filled; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice.  This is a covered position under Chapter 295 Florida Statutes, which provides for Veterans’ Preference in employment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans.

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All applicants must apply on-line at the Eastern Florida State College Website in order to be considered for employment.  If an applicant needs assistance in completing the on-line application, he/she should contact Human Resources.  With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.


Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. 


Eastern Florida State College, Human Resources, 1519 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Telephone: (321) 433-7070  FAX: (321) 433-7065  Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770



Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veterans status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

About the college

Eastern Florida State College, located in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast, is a co-educational, publicly supported post-secondary institution that adopted its current name on July 1, 2013 with the addition of four-year Bachelor's Degrees.

An accredited institution, EFSC is recognized as one of America's leading state colleges for quality instruction, organization and innovative, leading-edge programs.