Profession aircraft interior technician

Aircraft interior technicians manufacture, assemble and repair interior components for aircrafts such as seats, carpeting, door panels, ceiling, lighting etc. They also replace entertainment equipment such as video systems. They inspect incoming materials and prepare the vehicle interior for new components.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Enterprising


  • Upholstery tools

    Set of tools used for upholstering furniture, walls and floors such as staple gun, foam cutter, staple remover.

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Test electronic units

    Test electronic units using appropriate equipment. Gather and analyse data. Monitor and evaluate system performance and take action if needed.

  • 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 preliminary treatment to workpieces

    Apply preparatory treatment, through mechanical or chemical processes, to the workpiece preceding the main operation.

  • Carry out measurements of parts

    Operate measurement instruments to measure parts of manufactured objects. Take into consideration specifications of manufacturers to perform the measuring.

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

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

  • Use power tools

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

  • Troubleshoot

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

  • 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.

  • Apply health and safety standards

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

Optional knowledge and skills

install floor coverings install low voltage wiring sew textile-based articles aircraft flight control systems aircraft mechanics install passenger service units install transport vehicle interior components electrical wiring plans inspect quality of products install transport equipment lighting provide customized upholstery install wall coverings keep records of work progress electricity repair wiring cut fabrics use manual sewing techniques integrate system components upholster transport equipment's interior pieces manufacture fabric furnishings sew pieces of fabric install plumbing systems perform upholstery repair

Common job titles

  • Aviation maintenance technician ii - cabin maintenance
  • Aviation maintenance technician ii
  • Interior fabrication technician
  • Aircraft interior technician
  • Tooling technician - plastic injection molding
  • Detail technician
  • Cleaning / repair technician temp
  • Aviation maintenence technician ii
  • A&p technician - challenger
  • A&p technician - global / learjet