An aircraft maintenance engineer is responsible for ensuring an aircraft operates properly and safely. This job entails assessing and handling repairs, performing regular inspections, and updating aircraft as needed. Individuals in this role must be trained and certified, as well as compliant with all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Hours may vary based on the company they work for, but emergency repairs may occur and make for long hours.
Role + Responsibilities:
- To assist the AME in carrying out all scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance work.
- Must have the required technical knowledge and carry out transit, layover and all higher checks in his capacity on company aircraft.
- Should be aware of the marshalling procedures at his station along with its apron layout and carry out marshalling as per company procedure.
- Should always maintain his personal toolbox in as received condition.
- Ensure that toolbox is complete with all tools after completion of any task on aircraft.
- Shall be fully aware of the defueling / refueling procedures and the precautions to be taken while carrying out such activities.
- Shall adhere to standard industry practices while carrying out work on the aircraft.
- Shall return to the stores all the tools/ equipment drawn for performing the work on the aircraft after completion of work.
- 6 Month OJT or 4 years of experience as a Technician or Apprentice with a scheduled Airline or MRO.
- Experience on A320 is preferred
- Qualification: AME Diploma