AIRCRAFT MECHANICS

AND SERVICE TECHNICIANS

What does an aircraft mechanic do?

Responsibilities:

Aircraft mechanics basically do what it says in the name. They diagnose, adjust, repair, and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

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SALARY

National-$33,630-$72,250

Texas-$32,940-$67,310

Responsibilities of the Job:

  • maintain equipment

  • repair machines and systems

  • determining causes of certain problems

  • monitor all operations going on

  • critical thinking skills are needed to solve problems quickly

  • document and record information

  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

JOB OUTLOOK:

Job Opportunities in this cluster will continue to increase as more and more college student choose to go into this cluster. The students studying in this area that are social and have good communication skills are more likely to succeed in this field.