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Skilled Trades are involved in the Maintenance of an Aircraft and Components

Thursday , Posted by AME at 7:13 AM

Aircraft Maintenance is the most important department within an airline. Maintenance makes the final decision as to whether an aircraft is ready for flight, a decision governed by the principle of “Safety First”. As such, maintenance is involved in almost all aspects of the airline, from where we fly, to how often we fly and when we fly.

Various skilled trades involved in Maintenance of an Aircraft, Engine and Components

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Technicians are responsible for scheduled maintenance, defect rectification, and troubleshooting Company and customer aircraft. Working in the hangar and on the ramp, technicians are involved in repairing such things as flight control systems, landing gear, fuel systems, hydraulic systems, etc. Candidates hired as Aircraft Technicians require a college certificate (in Aviation). In order to be eligible for promotion above the level of a Technician, a suitably rated Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) ‘M” license is required and can be sought after relevant years of documented work experience.

Aircraft Engine Overhaul Mechanic - Mechanics maintain aircraft engines, including dismantling, inspecting, repair, assembling and testing. Preference is given to candidates who are a Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council (CAMC) registered Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Repair and Overhaul Technician.

Aircraft Avionics Technician - Technicians are responsible for scheduled maintenance, defect rectification, and troubleshooting Company and customer aircraft. Working in the hangar and on the ramp, technicians are involved in the maintenance of electronic and electrical systems on the aircraft such as communications, navigation, auto pilot, flight recording, in-flight entertainment systems, lighting, and all electrically controlled systems. Candidates hired as Avionics Technicians require a college certificate (in Aviation) or equivalent schooling from a approved school. In order to be eligible for promotion above the level of a Technicians, a suitably rated Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) “E” license is required and can be sought after relevant years of documented work experience.

Aircraft Sheet Metal & Plumbing Technicians - Technician assessing damage and corrosion of aircraft structures; repairing, replacing and modifying sheet metal or composite structures Candidates hired as Structural Technicians require a college certificate (in Aviation) or equivalent schooling from a approved school. In order to be eligible for promotion above the level of a Technician, a suitably rated Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) licence is required and can be sought after documented work experience.

Aircraft Wheel and Brake Unit Maintenance - Technicians maintain the aircraft wheels, brakes and tires. Other components such as life preservers, rubber rafts and oxygen masks are also maintained by this unit.

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