Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
Also called: Aircraft Mechanic, Aircraft Technician, Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A and P Mechanic), Aviation Mechanic
In the Air Force: Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics; Airborne Mission Systems Operator Craftsman; Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice, C-130/C-27J; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, EC-130 Compass Call; Bomber/Special Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Helper, E-8; Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics Helper, A-10/U-2 Avionics; Missile And Space Systems Electronic Maintenance Apprentice, ICBM; Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Journeyman, C-5; Refuel/Bomber Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice, B-2; Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Helper, CV-22
In the Army: AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer; AH-64D Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer; Aircraft Powerplant Repairer; Aircraft Powertrain Repairer; Aviation Maintenance Technician (Nonrated); Avionic Mechanic; CH-47 Helicopter Repairer; OH-58D Helicopter Repairer; OH-58D/Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer; UH-60 Helicopter Repairer; Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics; Aircraft Fuel Systems; Aircraft Structural Maintenance; Avionics Test Station And Components; Bomber/Special Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems; Helicopter/Tiltrotor Aircraft Maintenance; Missile And Space Systems Electronic Maintenance; Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems; Refuel/Bomber Aircraft Maintenance; Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems
In the Marine Corps: AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer; Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic; Avionics Test Station And Components Journeyman, B-1/E-8/F-15 Avionics Systems; Bomber/Special Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Apprentice, RC-135; Bomber/Special Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems Journeyman, E-8; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, F/A-18; In-Flight Refueling Journeyman; Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Helper, KC-10; Naval Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter; Special Missions Aviation Craftsman
In the Navy: Advanced Composite Structural Repair IMA Technician; Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Aircraft Handling; Aviation Maintenance Technician; Aviation Structural Mechanic Structure; C-40A Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician; E-2D Aircraft Systems Organizational Career Maintenance Technician; F/A-18 A/B/C/D System Organizational Maintenance Technician; H-60 Systems Organizational Initial Maintenance Technician; Naval Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter; Stationary Hydraulics Test Stand Operator/Maintenanceman
- Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
- Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations.
- Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Facilities management software
Data base user interface and query software
Analytical or scientific software