Aircraft Mechanic

The Aircraft Mechanic plays an essential role in the repair and maintenance of aircraft and their components.He/She is responsible for performing routine checks on aircraft systems, such as electrical, communications, and hydraulic systems. He/She should also be on-hand to help repair aircraft that have experienced problems or damage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains and repairs aircrafts; from safety equipment to engines
  • Assembles and disassembles various components of aircraft during repairs and maintenance.
  • Schedules and oversees routine maintenance checks.
  • Develops and maintains records of maintenance, repairs, inspections, and any reports related to parts or services.
  • Inspectis electronic and structural elements of aircraft on a regular basis
  • Performs a safety check routine of the aircrafts by considering all the regulations and policies of aircraft inspection
  • Performs oil changes, battery service, hydraulic system service and other aircraft servicing tasks.
  • Ensures that all aircraft parts are accurately labeled, organized, and restored.
  • Consults maintenance manuals and specifications to identify correct operations and specifications for replacements or repairs.
  • Diagnoses issues with aircraft and determining how to fix these

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Avionics, Aviation Maintenance, Aviation Tech and other related fields
  • Completion of an FAA-accredited technical school program with a minimum of 1,900 actual class hours required.
  • Proven experience of working as a n Aircraft Mechanic
  • A&P mechanic certification by the FAA required
  • Thorough understanding of aircraft parts, systems, and mechanics.
  • Thorough understanding of tools and testing methods used to ensure proper functioning of an aircraft and its parts, systems, and mechanics

Skills needed for this role

The Aircraft Mechanic must have a strong sense of responsibility as the safety of aircraft and their passengers rely on his/her work.  He/She must have high levels of concentration and an eye for detail to make sure that you haven’t missed any potential issues with the aircraft. Having an in-depth knowledge of structural, mechanical, and hydraulic systems is also essential for this role. 

Career Level

Licensed Professional, Skilled Worker

Job Specializations

Engineering