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Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers

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7232

Description

Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers fit, service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as airframes and hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Tasks include -
(a) fitting, examining, testing and servicing aircraft engines;
(b) replacing engine components or complete engines;
(c) examining and inspecting airframes and aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems and de-icers to detect wear, cracks, breaks, leaks or other problems;
(d) maintaining, repairing, overhauling, modifying and testing aircraft structural, mechanical and hydraulic systems;
(e) reading and interpreting manuals, service bulletins and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components;
(f) 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;
(g) inspecting completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and the aircraft is ready for operation;
(h) maintaining repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance;
(i) installing and testing electrical and electronic components, assemblies and systems in aircraft;
(j) connecting components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters and in-flight refuelling systems.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Aeromechanic
- Aircraft engine fitter
- Aircraft maintenance engineer (airframes)
- Aircraft maintenance engineer (engines)
- Aircraft maintenance supervisor
- Aircraft mechanic
- Aircraft restorer
- Aircraft service technician
- Airframe and power plant mechanic
- Airframe mechanic
- Aviation maintenance technician,
- Helicopter mechanic
- Jet engine mechanic
- Pneudraulic systems mechanic (aircraft)
- Powerplant mechanic (aircraft)
- Rocket engine component mechanic
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Aeronautical engineer - 2144
- Aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) - 7421
- Avionics technician - 7421
- Aircraft engine assembler - 8211

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