Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics) inspect, test, align, repair and install aircraft electrical and avionic system components.

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    Overview

    Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics) inspect, test, align, repair and install aircraft electrical and avionic system components.

    Day-to-day

    • dismantles, inspects, tests, repairs and reassembles aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems and sub-assemblies of aircraft frames
    • installs electrical circuits and equipment
    • tests aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised apparatus
    • replaces and tests aircraft oxygen system components
    • assembles parts and sub-assemblies of aircraft frames
    • conducts routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
    • maintains records of action taken
    • may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components.

    To become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

    • You need a certificate IV in aeroskills (avionics) to work as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics). This course is often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

      Take a Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics)

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