A&P Mechanic

High school degree or equivalent, with knowledge and experience of mechanical devices and aircraft systems

A&P mechanics (the common name for airframe and powerplant mechanics) work with aircraft in various stages of repair, assembly, and disassembly. They assist licensed mechanics in the completion of airframe overhaul, repair, or modifications. A&P mechanics help with the setup, tear down, and cleaning of equipment, tools, and supplies used during the repair of customer aircraft, and often tow and move aircraft during maintenance duties.