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

Knowledge

  • Upholstery tools

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

Skills

  • Align components

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

  • Use power tools

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

  • Test electronic units

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

  • Carry out measurements of parts

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

  • Apply preliminary treatment to workpieces

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

  • 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.

  • 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

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