Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers

Role Responsibilities

  • Fitting, examining, testing and servicing aircraft engines
  • Replacing engine components or complete engines
  • Examining and inspecting airframes and aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems and de-icers to detect wear, cracks, breaks, leaks or other problems
  • Maintaining, repairing, overhauling, modifying and testing aircraft structural, mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Reading and interpreting manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Maintaining, repairing and rebuilding aircraft structures, functional components and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets and seals
  • Inspecting completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and the aircraft is ready for operation
  • Maintaining repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
  • Installing and testing electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft
  • Connecting components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters and in-flight refuelling systems

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