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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

On the Job


Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians work on systems in airplanes. They diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines. They may also work on hydraulic and pneumatic systems. They do not work on electronics or communication systems (see Avionics Technicians).


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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