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Aircraft mechanic – Job description

As generalists or specialists, aircraft mechanics are responsible for a wide range of tasks. They use their extensive knowledge of various types of aircraft or helicopters and the corresponding repair and maintenance work in a targeted manner. They are deployed wherever aircraft are being checked, repaired and serviced in strict compliance with the specifications of the manufacturers and the legislators (EASA).


Professional requirements

  • EASA Part-66 B2 licence
  • Good knowledge of electrical systems/avionics
  • EDP skills
  • Driving licence, category B

Personal requirements

  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a team, loyalty
  • Sense of responsibility, readiness to assume responsibility
  • Ability to work under pressure, both physically and mentally
  • Helpfulness and flexibility, idealism and high level of motivation
  • Absolute reliability
  • Willingness to do stand-by duty (at night, at weekends and on public holidays)
  • Initiative
  • Ability to work independently
  • Place of residence max. 60 minutes from the place of work at the Rega Center, Zurich Airport

Language requirements

  • Very good language skills in German and English