Becoming an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
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Becoming an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

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Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydromechanical and flight system components and aircraft engines, subassemblies and components. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 4 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,734
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 900

What does an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) do?

  • 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

Specialisations

  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)
  • Aircraft Technician (Air Force, Army)
  • Aviation Technician Aircraft (Navy)
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)

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