Aircraft Mechanic Jobs
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Aircraft maintenance technician - Aircraft maintenance technician, as used in the United States, refers to an individual who holds a mechanic certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration; the rules for certification, and for certificate-holders, are detailed in Subpart D of Part 65 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR's), which are part of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMT's) inspect and perform or supervise maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration of aircraft and aircraft systems. In the US, aircraft maintenance technicians usually refer to themselves as A&Ps for airframe and powerplant mechanics. The Canadian, Australian and New Zealand equivalent of an AMT is an aircraft maintenance engineer.
Aircraft Maintenance Schools:
Following are several sources to aircraft maintenance schools. Those interested in an A&P certification or a career in aircraft maintenance should visit http://av-info.faa.gov/maintenanceschool.asp for a list of aircraft maintenance schools. If you have worked on aircraft through the military or through another means such as a certified repair station be sure to ask about how this can be applicable to the FAA requirement associated with time required to take your exam.
Aircraft operate in every corner of the world and all need maintained and serviced. An Aircraft mechanic is one that works on aircraft and aircraft components and subassemblies and returns them to service. This can be accomplished through an A&P Mechanic certification or a mechanic can work for an FAA certified repair station and return aircraft to service under that FAA documentation. To receive an A&P Mechanic Certification, you need to attend a qualified aviation maintenance school or have enough hours logged to have a qualified airmen sign you off to take the tests.
There are many factors affecting aircraft maintenance technician salaries. Some include aircraft models worked on, total years of aircraft maintenance experience, aircraft maintenance schools attended, aircraft manufacturer certification schools, degree's held, licenses such as an IA (Inspection Authorization), location, overtime pay, and more. We suggest visiting Indeed.com. They suggest the average salary for an aircraft mechanic job is $58,000.
Some Common Aircraft Mechanic Job Titles:
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Airframe and Powerplant Technician
Aircraft Engine Mechanic
Aircraft Engine Technician