Aircraft Mechanic: Repairs, assembles, and tests aircraft accessories, such as engines, power brake units, auxiliary electric motors, carburetors, spark igniters, valves, pumps, fuselage, wings, and oil and fuel tanks, using hand tools and testing devices, and following shop orders and manufacturer's specifications. Disassembles unit, using hand or power wrenches and screwdrivers. Cleans parts, using cleaning solutions, and polishing and lapping compounds.
Measures parts to determine wear, using micrometers and dial indicators. Replaces defective parts and reassembles units. Tests units for conformance to specifications under simulated operating conditions, using equipment, such as voltmeters and hydraulic testing equipment. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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