Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Job Description

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is a person who is responsible for ensuring that aircraft are well maintained and aerial vehicle is airworthy.

An AME usually has a degree in engineering with additional flight or maintenance training.

They are also required to pass FAA knowledge tests.

The AME is responsible for ensuring that an aircraft is performing safely in the air, and that if there are any issues with it, they are fixed.

The AME will inspect an aircraft while it is in use, during flight, and at its end.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer to maintain and repair our fleet of aircraft. You will be responsible for ensuring that our aircraft are safe and reliable, and you will be required to perform regular maintenance and repairs. If you are a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Duties:

  • Perform complex preventive maintenance, inspections, adjustments, servicing, and repairs on airborne equipment
  • Ensure the facilities’ compliance with all company, federal, and other regulations
  • Promote a work environment that fosters teamwork, safety, and customer service
  • Work cooperatively with other departments and with vendors and suppliers
  • Liaise with other employees, customers, and suppliers
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend improvements to manufacturing processes, equipment, and procedures
  • Create and adhere to special safety procedures for performing maintenance work

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Able to lead the Service Repair and Overhaul (SRO) team, including technicians, maintenance managers, and supervisors
  • Follow up on complaints and customer questions; resolve issues to customer’s satisfaction
  • Troubleshoot aircraft systems, components, and assemblies
  • Maintain aircraft logs, records, and records management
  • Coordinate with government agencies and contractors as needed
  • Ensure compliance with airline and FAA regulations
  • Provide customer and employee feedback, and participate in performance improvement initiatives
  • Manage the maintenance and repair budget

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in aviation or mechanical engineering or 3+ years’ experience in aircraft maintenance
  • Excellent knowledge of aircraft systems, engines, and mechanical systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle stress
  • Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills

We at [Company Name] believe that diversity is key. We are committed to building a team that is inclusive of people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.