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Aircraft mechanics maintain, repair, overhaul, modify and test aircraft structural and mechanical and hydraulic systems. Aircraft inspectors inspect aircraft and aircraft systems following manufacture, modification, maintenance, repair or overhaul. Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors are employed by aircraft manufacturing, maintenance, repair and overhaul establishments, and by airlines, the armed forces and other aircraft operators.
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- Troubleshoot aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems to identify problems and adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals and established procedures
- Repair and overhaul aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems
- Install or modify aircraft engines and mechanical, hydraulic, flight control, fuel and pneumatic systems
- Dismantle airframes, aircraft engines or other aircraft systems for repair, overhaul and cleaning, and reassemble
- Perform and document routine maintenance
- Order and maintain inventory of parts and supplies.
Aircraft inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:
Aircraft mechanics usually specialize in working on specific aircraft systems such as engines, engine accessories, airframes, propellers, mechanical components or hydraulic systems and specific kinds of aircraft, such as light aircraft, jet transports and helicopters.
- Inspect structural and mechanical systems of aircraft and ensure that these systems meet Transport Canada and company standards of performance and safety
- Inspect work of aircraft mechanics performing maintenance, repair and overhaul, or modification of aircraft and aircraft mechanical systems to ensure adherence to standards and procedures
- Maintain detailed repair, inspection and certification records and reports.
Outlook & Prospects for Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors in Chaudière-Appalaches Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region||<Not assigned>||2011-12-21|
|Bas-Saint-Laurent Region||<Not assigned>||2010-03-16|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||<Not assigned>||2012-10-17|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-07|
|Chaudière-Appalaches Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-21|
|Côte-Nord Region||<Not assigned>||2012-12-10|
|Estrie Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-20|
|Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||<Not assigned>||2010-12-16|
|Lanaudière Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-23|
|Laurentides Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-10-31|
|Laval Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2013-05-13|
|Mauricie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-21|
|Montérégie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-10-24|
|Montréal Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-26|
|Outaouais Region||<Not assigned>||2012-10-15|
|Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-23|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- The provincial government and the Nova Bus company are introducing the Cit¿ Mobile project in Montr¿al. This 3-year pilot project, valued at $12M, will procure three electric buses that use a one-of-a-kind recharging method. (available in French only)
- On November 1st, Premier Aviation in Trois-Rivi¿res has announced $1M in training. This will allow the company to train 130 employees, with 80 new recruits that it plans to hire in the next two years.
- Arrimage Québec is investing $20M to build a new wood pellet terminal. 260 jobs will be created during construction and approximately 100 direct and indirect jobs thereafter. Works have already started. (available in French only)
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