Airframe & Powerplant Technician (Apprentice)
The Apprentice Airframe & Powerplant Technician is the entry and first working level for certificated Airframe and Powerplant technicians. Incumbents at this level work under the guidance of a lead technician and inspect and repair aircraft, engines, and components, and return aircraft to service.
Possession of the following certificates: FAA Airframe & Powerplant Technician’s certificates and a valid Class-C California driver’s license.
Knowledge and Abilities: FAA federal aviation regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair of aircraft; FAA-approved maintenance practices, techniques, and procedures; and aircraft shop maintenance operational procedures. Work under the general guidance of a lead or journey level technician and perform maintenance and repair to aircraft, engines, propellers, rotors, and components in accordance with approved procedures; learn various aircraft maintenance requirements, standards, and procedures; determine the airworthiness of airframe and engine components; inspect systems for proper operation and condition.