Profession aircraft de-icer installer

Aircraft de-icer installers assemble, install, test, maintain and repair mechanical de-icing and anti-icing systems that prevent ice accumulation or formation on aircrafts and spacecrafts.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Quality standards

    The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.

  • Common aviation safety regulations

    The body of legislation and regulations that apply to the field of civil aviation at regional, national, European and International levels. Understand that regulations aimed at protecting citizens at all times in civil aviation; ensure that operators, citizens, and organisations comply with these rules.

  • Mechanics

    Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.

  • Electromechanics

    The engineering processes that combine electrical and mechanical engineering in the application of electromechanics in devices that need electricity to create mechanical movement or devices that create electricity by mechanical movement.

  • Aircraft mechanics

    Technicalities over mechanics in aircrafts and related topics in order to perform a wide range of repais in aircrafts.

Skills

  • Align components

    Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.

  • Fasten components

    Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.

  • Read standard blueprints

    Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Apply health and safety standards

    Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.

  • Use power tools

    Operate power driven pumps. Use hand tools or power tools. Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment.

  • Read engineering drawings

    Read the technical drawings of a product made by the engineer in order to suggest improvements, make models of the product or operate it.

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

Optional knowledge and skills

engineering processes install electrothermal de-icing systems liaise with engineers conduct performance tests install deicing boot install bleed air systems keep records of work progress engineering principles pneumatics electric current install pneumatic systems