Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft airframe and engine to ensure aircraft conformance with FAA regulations. Troubleshoots and determines malfunctioning parts. Being an Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. recommends part changes or adjustments to aircraft specifications to improve engine performance. Documents and maintains paperwork for maintenance according to regulations. Additionally, Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. requires a high school diploma, an airplane mechanics license. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be an Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.