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  • 1) Examines airframe, engines, and operating equipment to ensure that repairs are made according to specifications, and certifies airworthiness of aircraft: Tests tightness of airframe connections with handtools and employs flashlight and mirror to inspect fit of parts.

  • 2) Signals AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC to start engine and manipulate aircraft controls.

  • 3) Collects data, such as engine revolutions per minute and fuel and oil pressures, to evaluate engine performance, using tachometer and pressure gauges.

  • 4) Examines assembly, installation, and adjustment of ailerons and rudders to ensure that work and materials conform with Civil Air Regulations, company specifications, and manual procedures.

  • 5) Determines accuracy of installation of components in power plant and hydraulic system with protractor, micrometer, calipers, and gauge to ensure that specified tolerances are met.

  • 6) Signs inspection tag to approve unit, or records reasons for rejecting unit.

  • 7) Logs inspections performed on aircraft.

  • 8) Must hold Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic's License and Inspection Authorization, issued by Federal Aviation Administration.

  • 9) May prepare dismantling schedules for airplanes to be overhauled.

  • 10) May service, repair, and replace airframe components, engines, and operating equipment.




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Job Number: 122