Also referred to as: Mechanic - Prop Aircraft, Prop Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician
Requirements and Responsibilities

Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet) keeps airplane in safe working condition by servicing engines, engine components, and airframe components. Modifies and replaces parts such as instruments, wiring, and tires. Being an Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet) identifies hazardous aircraft conditions and determines when aircraft should not be flown. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Additionally, Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet) may require certification from FAA-approved aviation maintenance technician school. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet) works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be an Aircraft Mechanic (Non-Jet) typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

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