Profession aircraft maintenance coordinator

Aircraft maintenance coordinators plan, schedule, and manage the preparation and maintenance works in the hangars and workshops. They communicate with higher level managers in order to prepare the necessary resources for smooth and efficient operations in airports.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Airport planning

    Know airport planning for different types of aircrafts; use that information to mobilise resources and people in order to handle the aircrafts while they are in the airport.

  • Airport safety regulations

    Know airport safety regulations and instructions.

  • Visual aid systems in airports

    Know the correct use of visual aid systems in airports, the aim of which is to facilitate the safe operation of aircraft.


  • Identify airport safety hazards

    Spot threats related to security at the airport and apply procedures to counteract them in a quick, safe, and efficient way.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Report airport security incidents

    Compose comprehensive reports on airport security incidents, such as the detaining od unruly travellers, confiscation of luggage items, or damaging of airport property.

  • Manage airport workshops

    Manage airport workshops to organise operations and ensure completion of all necessary tasks. Prepare maintenance activities according to the requirements and needs of the airport.

  • Apply airport standards and regulations

    Know and apply the accepted standards and regulations for European airports. Apply knowledge to enforce airport rules, regulations, and the Airport Safety Plan.

  • Detect bottlenecks

    Identify bottlenecks in the supply chain.

  • Analyse the need for technical resources

    Define and make a list of the required resources and equipment based on the technical needs of the production.

  • Perform resource planning

    Estimate the expected input in terms of time, human and financial resources necessary to achieve the project objectives.

  • Manage airport development resources

    Direct allocated resources for the design and further development of airport property and facilities; control the costs, quality and timeliness of important projects for airport improvement.

  • Use computerised maintenance management systems

    Use computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS) in order to facilitate effective follow up of the work undertaken in maintenance facilities.

  • Manage human resources

    Conduct employee recruitment, helping employees to develop their personal and organisational skills, knowledge, and competencies as well as providing feedback and performance appraisals. It includes motivating employees, by implementing rewarding systems (managing pay and benefit systems) in order to maximise employee performance with regard to employer's strategic objectives.

  • Determine maintenance schedules for airport equipment

    Determine maintenance schedules for the equipment and vehicles used in the airport. Consider different criteria in order to plan maintenance activities. Ensure availability of vehicles and equipment at all times.

Optional knowledge and skills

aviation standards and recommended practices wear appropriate protective gear perform risk analysis follow industry codes of practice for aviation safety; aircraft mechanics ensure data protection in aviation operations make numerical calculations aircraft cargo capacity financial capability quality assurance procedures