Aircraft Maintenance and Related Trades
Jobholders in this unit group fit, service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies. Licensed aircraft engineers are coded to UNIT GROUP 3113.
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New workers start around £25459. Normal pay is £41341 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £58772.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- Maintains comprehensive repair logs.
- Maintains, repairs and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts.
- Examines and inspects airframes and aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to detect wear, cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
- Replaces engine components or complete engines, installs and tests electrical and electronic components and systems in aircraft.
- Fits and assembles parts and/or metal sub-assemblies to fine tolerances to make aircraft engines.
- Examines drawings, manuals and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations.
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