Aircraft Job Description

Aircraft Job Description

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Aircraft provides oversight and engineering expertise to contracted repair agencies conducting heavy maintenance and/or structural repairs to aircraft components.

Aircraft Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective aircraft job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included aircraft job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Acts as PIC of flights for which he is assigned
Operates service vehicles to replenish fuel, oil, water, waste system chemicals, oxygen, hydraulic fluid, and to remove waste, enters in the maintenance records description of the servicing performed, checks for fuel contamination by draining sumps and fuel drains
Assists in jacking and towing aircraft, removes and replaces defective tires
Positions and removes boarding platforms to unload or load aircraft passengers, unloads and loads luggage and cargo, using tow truck with luggage carts
Load and unload containers of food, beverages, and dishes for in-flight meal services
Trace lost luggage for customers and prepare lost baggage claims
Install drag chutes or retrieve them and send them to parachute shop for repacking
Operate motor vehicles, machines, mechanical equipment and tools in the performance of assigned duties
Uses approved methods and procedures in the performance of the job
Support off-site travel for reassembly of aircraft for foreign military aircraft

Aircraft Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aircraft

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, MRPT, DOJ, A&P, SMS, II

Education for Aircraft

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aircraft job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Engineering, Technical, Aviation, Computers, Computer, Business, General Education, Associates, Performance

Skills for Aircraft

Desired skills for aircraft include:

Torque wrenches
Dial indicators
Sheet metal brakes and sheers
Aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting
Repair procedures and replacement of parts
Aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair
Technical publications and Logistics Information Systems
Airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and use expertise in restoring equipment condition and

Desired experience for aircraft includes:

Duties perform all preparatory work (obtains supplies and equipment, sets up ladders and scaffolds, certified work platforms and covers item s with drop cloths and tape)
Prepare surfaces by mechanical means, scraping, wire brushing, masking, media blasting, and sanding
Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft Engine Mechanic should have a minimum of 7 years of multiengine transport category aircraft experience with proven ability to troubleshoot P-3 aircraft mechanical, engine and propeller systems
Possess an FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate or be a highly qualified applicant who has the Authority to Test from FAA
Minimum 60 months Organizational Level Ordnance experience
The candidate must have completed the Organizational Level AV-8B Navy/Marine Corps Class "C" school in ordnance systems repair

Aircraft Examples


Aircraft Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aircraft
  • Collaborate with System Operation, Airports and Technical Operations Leadership to identify operational issues which impact TDR, D0, and Fleet Launch
  • Reviews completed work packages for accountability and sign-off requirements
  • Perform Collateral Duties and Responsibilities, as assigned by the site Lead/Supervision
  • Makes certain that all safety and accident prevention measures are adhered to and corrective action taken as warranted
  • Inspects parts, sub-assemblies and completed assemblies only to the extent necessary to determine, accomplish and approve own work
  • Responsible for the repairing, servicing and maintenance of aircraft systems, powerplants, airframes, avionics and components
  • Performs machine tool work in connection with the above mechanic maintenance work
  • Accountable for production and assistance in interpretation and resolution of aircraft discrepancies
  • Shall be required to return an aircraft to service after maintenance had been performed as allowed by the GMM and the privileges of the FAA Airframe and Powerplant license
  • Accountable for the general up keep of ground equipment in support of all maintenance activities assigned to them
Qualifications for aircraft
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from jet aircraft
  • Special Conditions - Must be able to lift a minimum weight of 50 lbs., stand for prolonged periods of time, and have the ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Proficient in the use of FAA certified materials and supplies to accomplish cabinetry tasks for use aboard 737, 747, 757 and Gulf steam
  • Travel will be occasional for this position, perhaps twice per year
  • Requires sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time
  • Requires frequent climbing, bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, crouching, kneeling, lifting, carrying, balancing and reaching above shoulder level, pushing or pulling weight up to 70 pounds

Aircraft Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aircraft. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for aircraft
  • Responsible for the maintenance and preventive maintenance of aircraft, components and equipment
  • Determines airworthiness of aircraft and components, in accordance with established procedures and Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Performs aircraft jacking, lifting, towing, and manual movement
  • Performs structural repair, inspects and identifies for prevention and repair
  • Demonstrate a high level of focus on customer service
  • Actively problem-solve travel issues in real-time and make any necessary modifications to schedules and travel plans
  • Continuously improve scheduling department through best practice sharing with external scheduler network
  • Schedule appropriate aircraft and flightcrews
  • Schedule ground transportation and accommodations for both flightcrew and company travelers
  • Maintain and update aircraft and flight crew schedules
Qualifications for aircraft
  • Must have close vision to include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Requires hearing to the normal range
  • May require the use of respirator
  • Requires shift work and a diversity of working conditions that may range from standard shop type environment where there may be no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes in temperature, direct sunlight, wind, rain
  • May be required to work where high noise hazards prevail
  • Will be required to wear protective clothing and other safety equipment during periods of extreme hot and cold temperatures

Aircraft Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an aircraft. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aircraft
  • Create and maintain logs and passenger manifests for all flights to ensure accurate reporting and accounting
  • Obtain overflight, landing permits and other required documentation for domestic and international aircraft operations
  • Partner with an outside aircraft service handler for all services pertaining to international flights
  • Schedule and manage aircraft handling, servicing and fueling with fixed base operators
  • Manage aircraft schedules to avoid conflict with airport and airspace restrictions
  • Arrange catering according to passenger requirements
  • Provide accounting information for tax department and chargebacks
  • Route Aircraft for scheduled maintenance
  • Maintain schedule on time integrity
  • Balance spare aircraft thru out system
Qualifications for aircraft
  • Exposure to high intensity noise levels, extreme changes in temperature, materials identified on the Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Aircraft flight line, hangars and maintenance shops
  • Must be able to physically operate aircraft ground servicing equipment including vehicles, tugs, tractors, and high pressure soap and water systems
  • Minimum of one (1) year actual and recent experience of organizational level aircraft maintenance, and flight line maintenance is recommended
  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is preferred
  • Shift work and travel, to include work on Naval ships, is required

Aircraft Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of aircraft. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft
  • Manage plot and routing changes within the time limited event, flight hours, cycles
  • Coordinate aircraft availability with Maintenance Planning, System Operations and Maintenance Control to support scheduled maintenance
  • Schedule and track accomplishment of Aircraft Service and weekly Checks
  • May be assigned as subject matter expert (SME) or training instructor as required
  • Directly supervises and certifies aircraft maintenance when required to do so and perform duties of an Aircraft Mechanic as rostered
  • Provide a high level of customer service and Perform relief duties on other stations as requested
  • Must be accountable of Staff responsibilities, Working environment and safety, Communication, Ground equipment, Aircraft tools and facilities and all Administration
  • Perform and certify aircraft maintenance of Cathay Pacific or Cathay Dragon servicing of third party operator’s aircraft in accordance with the applicable SGHA
  • Perform relief duties on other stations when requested to do so
  • Correct loading and unloading of aircraft (bags, freight and passengers)
Qualifications for aircraft
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver's license (or North Carolina driver’s license if North Carolina resident) and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle
  • Work is performed primarily outdoors under all types of weather conditions with exposure to loud noise, exhaust fumes, and various types of chemicals
  • Must have 1 year o-level aircraft airframe/flight control system maintenance experience, 1 year inspector experience (CDI) preferred
  • The ability to maintain high levels of awareness in relation to Health, Safety, security and the Environment is crucial in all tasks
  • Prior experience with U.S. Army operations on (H-60 L/M) Aircraft highly preferred
  • Conducting vehicle checks by carrying out the designated quality control procedures

Aircraft Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an aircraft. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aircraft
  • Safe escorting of passengers to and from aircraft
  • Refuelling and defueling of aircraft
  • External monitoring of aircraft starts
  • Assisting engineering as and when required - component cleaning and grease gun filling etc
  • When qualified, towing of aircraft
  • Security duties (bag and body searching of passengers) as and when required
  • Polishing and washing of internal and external aircraft
  • General hangar duties – door rail maintenance, hangar floor cleaning
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by Supervisor / Team Leader
  • Perform relief engineer duties at other North America stations or other overseas stations should it be required
Qualifications for aircraft
  • A minimum of one (1) year of King Air hands on experience
  • Full DVLA driving licence (preferred)
  • Candidate must have minimum five years’ experience as an inspector or hold a current FAA Inspection Authorization (IA)
  • Must be capable of reading, interpreting and using complex blueprints, schematic diagrams and data tables
  • Must have knowledge of the scopes and limitations of various categories of maintenance and their application to the contract unit
  • Full driving licence, original copy must be presented every 6 months

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