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Aircraft maintenance engineers

Aircraft maintenance engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

What do aircraft maintenance engineers do?

  • dismantle, inspect, test, repair and reassemble aircraft engines, engine accessories, ancillary motors and electrical systems
  • install electrical circuits and equipment
  • test communication equipment, instrumentation and electronic systems
  • replace and test oxygen system components
  • conduct pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
  • may manufacture electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

Very low

projected job openings

$78-$91k

qualified full-time wage

94%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started