Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes helicopter and aircraft engine specialists.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Persistence * Self Control * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Achievement/Effort * Stress Tolerance * Independence

Representative Tasks * Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. * Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations. * Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.


Transportation & Warehousing, Manufacturing, Government,

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

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