The Aviation Industry is growing at a rapid pace. Advanced aircrafts are being deployed and new routes are being opened. As per the guidelines of DGCA, Govt. of India, maintenance on flying machines should be done by the licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer before it takes off.
An aircraft maintenance engineer is responsible for ensuring an aircraft operates properly and safely. A maintenance engineer may make repairs, troubleshoot problems, conduct inspections and make upgrades to aircrafts. Daily duties may include inspections, scheduled maintenance, emergency repairs and record keeping of all maintenance activities.
Aircraft maintenance engineers work with equipment that includes specialized aviation tools, instruments to measure wear and test controls, diagnostic equipment, computers, modern machines and power tools.
The major role of Aircraft Maintenance Engineers is to ensure that the aircraft is airworthy and safe including servicing of the aircraft and all modifications, repairs, replacements, overhauls, processes, treatment, tests, operations and inspection of the aircraft, aircraft components and items of equipment required for that purpose.