Aircraft and avionics mechanic

Repair and perform scheduled maintenance on airplanes/heli

Career details...

Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on airplanes and helicopters. They also inspect airplanes and helicopters as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Work Enviorment

Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians work in hangars, in repair stations, or on airfields. To maintain flight schedules, they must often meet strict deadlines. The work can be noisy from loud aircraft engines. Workers must often bend, stoop, and reach from ladders and scaffolds. Most mechanics and technicians work full time, and overtime and weekend work is common.

Javier Zurita