323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
323112
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

323112 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (MECHANICAL)

Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydromechanical and flight system components and aircraft engines, subassemblies and components. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)
Aircraft Technician (Air Force, Army)
Aviation Technician Aircraft (Navy)
Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3231 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3231
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3231 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS

AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames
installing electrical circuits and equipment
testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus
replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components
assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames
conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
maintaining records of action taken
may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 961.00