• Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft. They also perform aircraft inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

    What do they typically do

    • Examine replacement aircraft parts for defects
    • Diagnose mechanical or electrical problems
    • Read maintenance manuals to identify repair procedures
    • Repair wings, brakes, electrical systems, and other aircraft components
    • Replace defective parts using hand tools or power tools
    • Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment
    • Inspect completed work to make sure it meets performance standards
    • Keep records of maintenance and repair work

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    Job Growth +0.6%
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