Aircraft Structures Technician

Aircraft Structures Technicians produce, maintain and repair the sheet metal, bonded and non-metallic composite material and components on aircrafts.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Eye-hand and muscle coordination
  • Comfortable with heights
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Follow written instructions or blueprints

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Deal with fumes, noise and uncomfortable positions
  • Work quickly while observing safety standards

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Aircraft Structures Technician
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

*May require additional education.

Related or similar careers

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician
  • Avionics Technician
  • Non-Destructive Tester
  • Sheet Metal Worker 

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Average SAIT graduate employment rate (2017)*
*Aircraft Structures Technician


Average salary (Alberta)*


Median SAIT graduate salary (2017)*
*Aircraft Structures Technician

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