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"Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Inspect, test, repair, maintain, and service aircraft.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanic"

1) Adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.

2) Examines and inspects engines or other components for cracks, breaks, or leaks.

3) Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects.

4) Assembles and installs electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools.

5) Services and maintains aircraft systems by performing tasks, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

6) Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts, such as wings and fuselage, rigging, and hydraulic units.

7) Tests engine and system operations, using testing equipment, and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions.

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

9) Modifies aircraft structures, space vehicles, systems, or components, following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications.

 

 


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



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  49-3011.01