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"Aircraft Engine Specialist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Repair and maintain the operating condition of aircraft engines. Includes helicopter engine mechanics.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Aircraft Engine Specialist"

1) Replaces or repairs worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.

2) Tests engine operation, using test equipment such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter, to identify malfunction.

 

3) Listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burned valves.

4) Reassembles engine and installs engine in aircraft.

5) Disassembles and inspects engine parts, such as turbine blades and cylinders, for wear, warping, cracks, and leaks.

 

6) Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.

7) Services, repairs, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings, fuselage, rigging, and surface and hydraulic controls, using hand or power tools and equipment.

8) Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories.

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Job Description for "Aircraft Engine Specialist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Aircraft Engine Specialist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  49-3011.02


 

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