1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4114-13 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

Inspects, disassembles and reassembles aircraft structures, and repairs and replaces components of aircraft frames.

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

Tasks Include:

  • positions parts and sub-assemblies such as fuselage, wing or tail components, fuel tanks, landing gear, safety systems and internal fittings on working surfaces, part-assembled airframes or assembly jigs, using hoists
  • lays out and marks reference points or guidelines, and aligns parts
  • assembles parts and sub-assemblies
  • supervises welding of components
  • verifies alignments, clearances and quality of finish after final assembly, by visual inspection and measurement, and rectifies faults
  • replaces and repairs worn and damaged structural parts
  • maintains records of action taken

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