1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  


      Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
      Aircraft Engine Fitter
      Airframe Fitter
      Aircraft Mechanic (Engines)

Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydromechanical and flight system components and aircraft engines, sub-assemblies and components.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydromechanical, piston and gas turbine engine systems and components
  • inspects, tests, repairs and installs flight control system components, rotary and fixed wing
  • submits engines to final tests in specially designed testing facilities, and makes adjustments
  • treats engines with anti-corrosion agents
  • services auxiliary motors and engine accessories such as generators, starters and thermocouples
  • conducts routine pre-flight engine inspections
  • maintains records of action taken
  • maintains and overhauls aircraft systems and sub-assemblies, in accordance with established maintenance schedules, and rectifies defects or malfunctions recorded by test or flight crews
  • dismantles sub-assemblies and checks parts for wear using test apparatus to simulate flying conditions
  • checks fuel and oil lines, control cables and other aircraft systems
  • reassembles components and checks them for operating efficiency
  • conducts routine pre-flight aircraft inspections

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)

Previous PageNext Page