7232-Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers
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Job Description: 
Aircraft engine repairers and mechanics fit, service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as airframes, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems

Main 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 deicers 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 refueling systems.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Aircraft engine fitter
- Aircraft maintenance engineer (airframes)
- Aircraft maintenance engineer (engines)
- Aircraft maintenance supervisor
- Aircraft mechanic
- Aircraft restorer
- Aircraft service


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) - 7421
- Avionics technician - 7421
- Aircraft engine assembler- 8211

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