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49-3011.00    Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

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Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Engine Installer
  • Aircraft Engine Mechanic
  • Aircraft Engine Specialist
  • Aircraft Engine Specialists
  • Aircraft Engine Technician
  • Dinkey Engine Mechanic
  • Jet Engine Mechanic
  • Rocket Engine Component Mechanic
  • Rocket Engine Mechanic
  • Turbine Engine Mechanic (Turb Eng Mechanic)

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes helicopter and aircraft engine specialists.


  • Clean engines, sediment bulk and screens, and carburetors, adjusting carburetor float levels.
  • Determine repair limits for engine hot section parts.
  • Disassemble engines and inspect parts, such as turbine blades and cylinders, for corrosion, wear, warping, cracks, and leaks, using precision measuring instruments, x-rays, and magnetic inspection equipment.
  • Examine engines through specially designed openings while working from ladders or scaffolds, or use hoists or lifts to remove the entire engine from an aircraft.
  • Listen to operating engines to detect and diagnose malfunctions such as sticking or burned valves.
  • Modify aircraft structures, space vehicles, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications.
  • Reassemble engines following repair or inspection and reinstall engines in aircraft.
  • Remove or install aircraft engines, using hoists or forklift trucks.
  • Test operation of engines and other systems, using test equipment such as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, and ammeters.