7232-Aircraft Engine Mechanics and Repairers

Job Title: 

Aircraft Engine Mechanics and Repairers

Job Description: 

Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers fit, service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as airframes, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.


Tasks include:

  • fitting, examining, testing and servicing aircraft engines
  • replacing engine components or complete engines
  • examining and inspecting airframes and aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems and deicers to detect wear, cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems
  • maintaining, repairing, overhauling, modifying and testing aircraft structural, mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • reading and interpreting manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • 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
  • inspecting completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and the aircraft is ready for operation
  • maintaining repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
  • installing and testing electrical and electronic components, assemblies and systems in aircraft
  • connecting components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters and in-flight refuelling systems
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Aeronautical mechanic
Aircraft engine fitter-assembler
Hydraulic systems mechanic (aircraft)

Specific Occupations: 

Aircraft engine mechanic

Aircraft engine fitter

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore