Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

Snapshot

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems
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Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
12,700
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • installing electrical circuits and equipment
  • testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus
  • replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components
  • assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
  • maintaining records of action taken
  • may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

Job Titles

  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance, Certificate II in Aircraft Surface Finishing, Certificate II in Aeroskills
  • Certificate III in Aircraft Life Support and Furnishing, Certificate III in Aircraft Surface Finishing
  • Certificate IV in Aircraft Life Support and Furnishing , Certificate IV in Aircraft Surface Finishing, Certificate IV in Aeroskills
  • Diploma of Aeroskills - AvionicsDiploma of Aeroskills - Mechanical
  • Advanced Diploma of Aviation Non-Destructive Testing, Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Avionics), Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)

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