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$1,890 per week
Strong

Overview

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

Day-to-day

  • dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • installing electrical circuits and equipment
  • testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus
  • replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components
  • assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
  • maintaining records of action taken
  • may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

To become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Skills employers are looking for

  • Inspection

  • Technical Writing / Editing

  • Test Equipment

  • Packaging

  • Machinery Operation

  • Supervisory Skills

Careers to explore