An Avionics Aircraft Maintenance Engineer works on an airplane's radar array in a service hangar

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics) inspect, test, align, repair and install aircraft electrical and avionic system components.

Overview

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics) inspect, test, align, repair and install aircraft electrical and avionic system components.

Day-to-day

  • dismantles, inspects, tests, repairs and reassembles aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems and sub-assemblies of aircraft frames
  • installs electrical circuits and equipment
  • tests aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised apparatus
  • replaces and tests aircraft oxygen system components
  • assembles parts and sub-assemblies of aircraft frames
  • conducts routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
  • maintains records of action taken
  • may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

  • You need a certificate IV in aeroskills (avionics) to work as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics). This course is often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

    Take a Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics)

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