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Aircraft Mechanics

About the job

Aircraft Mechanics ensure that all kinds of aircraft operate safely. You can be one too If you like solving problems, working with machines, and being hands on.

What you'll do

As an Aircraft Mechanic, you’ll:

  • Repair, inspect, and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft
  • Examine parts for defects, diagnosing mechanical or electrical problems
  • Identify repair procedures
  • Repairing aircraft components
  • Inspect completed works

Interests

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Problem Solving

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Operating Tools and Equipment

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Physical and Hands-on Work

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Aircraft Mechanics

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* For this career, it’s recommended that you have this type of education.

* Ratings based on data collected from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Where regional data is not available, state data is shown.