Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic (Occupation Code : 653201)

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Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydro mechanical, pneumatic, flight control system components and aircraft engines, sub-assemblies and components. 


Replacing engine components or complete engines.

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.

Overhauling, modifying and testing aircraft structural, mechanical and hydraulic systems.

Examining and inspecting airframes and aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and de-icers to detect wear, cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.

Reading and interpreting manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

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.

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