Aircraft maintenance engineer

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are licensed Engineers involved in carrying out repairs, maintenance and modifications on a wide variety of aircrafts.

Duties and tasks

  • Conduct maintenance, modification and repairs of aircraft engines and aircraft components, including critical control system maintenance
  • Conduct pre-flight examinations and assessments of aircraft engine and other associated mechanical systems
  • Examine aircraft engines for malfunctions
  • Maintain tools and work environment
  • Observe strict OH&S guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Perform material and component testing including modification and repairs to all engine systems and parts.

Skills required

  • Attention to Detail
  • Diagnosis and Repairs
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Technical Aptitude
  • Troubleshooting Skills

Working conditions

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers will work directly on the aircraft in a factory or aircraft hangar environment.

Professional associations / Industry information

Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association The Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association (ALAEA) is a federally registered Australian organisation that represents the industrial, technical and professional interests of Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAMEs) 

Engineers Australia 

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