Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors - Emploi d'avenir
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Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

Aircraft mechanics maintain, repair and test aircraft structural, mechanic and hydraulic systems. Aircraft inspectors inspect aircraft and aircraft systems to ensure that they meet performance and safety standards. They make a perfect pair!

In this high-level trade, your understanding of mechanics and your manual dexterity will enable you to disassemble and reassemble an aircraft system in no time.

 
Average salary26$ / hour
 

Description

Aircraft mechanics maintain, repair, overhaul, modify and test aircraft structural, mechanical and hydraulic systems. Aircraft inspectors inspect aircraft and aircraft systems following manufacture, modification, maintenance, repair or overhaul. Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors are employed by aircraft manufacturing, maintenance, repair and overhaul establishments, and by airlines and other aircraft operators.

Main tasks

    Aircraft mechanics

    • Troubleshoot aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems to identify problems and adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals and established procedures
    • Repair and overhaul aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems
    • Install or modify aircraft engines and mechanical, hydraulic, flight control, fuel and pneumatic systems
    • Dismantle airframes, aircraft engines or other aircraft systems for repair, overhaul and cleaning, and reassemble
    • Perform and document routine maintenance
    • Order and maintain inventory of parts and supplies.

            Aircraft inspectors

            • Inspect structural and mechanical systems of aircraft and ensure that these systems meet Transport Canada and company standards of performance and safety
            • Inspect work of aircraft mechanics performing maintenance, repair and overhaul, or modification of aircraft and aircraft mechanical systems to ensure adherence to standards and procedures
            • Maintain detailed repair, inspection and certification records and reports.
                * Aircraft mechanics usually specialize in working on specific aircraft systems such as engines, engine accessories, airframes, propellers, mechanical components or hydraulic systems and specific kinds of aircraft, such as light aircraft, jet transports and helicopters.

                Training

                DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)

                Aircraft Maintenance

                More information

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                This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

                • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
                • Capitale-Nationale
                • Mauricie
                • Montréal
                • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
                • Laval
                • Laurentides
                • Grande région de Québec
                • Grande région de Montréal

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