Jobs for Licensed Aeronautical Engineers (board exam passers)
- Surveillance Aircraft Operators in the Military– operate survey equipment to determine accurate locations and directions for artillery units as well as differential positioning systems, including GPS, and distance measuring equipment
- Aircraft Interior Engineer– involved in the design or renovation of internal spaces, including structural alterations, furnishings, fixtures and fittings, lighting and colour schemes of an aircraft.
- Aircraft Structural Engineer– designs structures to withstand stresses and pressures, such as weather and human use in an aircraft or a space satellite. They ensure that structures and systems inside aircrafts remain strong and secure throughout their use.
- Aircraft Manufacturing Engineer– have a high level of technical expertise and skill, which they use to plan, design, set up, modify, optimize and monitor manufacturing processes.
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer– installs, maintain and repair aircraft engines; airframes; airframe systems; electrical, instrument and radio systems; and aircraft structures and surface finishes.
- Aeronautical Engineering Professor– teaches aeronautical engineering in a College or University
- Aircraft System Engineer– develops aircraft sketches, drafts and designs
- Aircraft Design Engineer– performs engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture.
- Aircraft Power Plant Engineer– responsible for supervising, inspecting and performing maintenance on aircraft turbine engines and components.
- Aircraft Tooling Engineer– plans, directs and coordinates tooling used to manufacture and modify the aircraft as well as develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, staff allocation, and quality control standards.
- Aeronautical Engineering Consultant– provide consulting services on behalf of a private employer or he can be self-employed. Engineering consultants may also work with federal, state and local governments.
- Chief Aeronautical Engineer– responsible for the technical management and oversight of aeronautical engineering activities that they are assigned to. The Chief Engineer will ensure compliance to customer; regulatory and client’s requirements and procedures.
- Sector Operational Manager– maintain the airline’s published schedule by ensuring that the on-time arrival and departure rates are within acceptable limits for the prevalent external conditions.
- Head of Line Maintenance– manage, organize and lead the Station Engineers and staff at the stations located around the network to deliver aircraft maintenance in an efficient, effective and safe manner.
Jobs for Non Board Passers:
- Aircraft Mechanic– maintains and repair the avionic and mechanical equipment needed to make planes and helicopters operate safely.
- Ground Radio Operator– maintain reliable operation of radio communication equipment and prepare, transmit, and record messages for ground forces
- Production Schedulers– covers the planning, scheduling, releasing, and tracking of workflow from the engineering department and the manufacturing department.
- Aircraft fueler– responsible for overseeing that all aircrafts are serviced with fuel; additionally, automotive and ground support equipment is serviced. They are also trained to handle non-routine situations, such as defueling and fueling aircraft with inoperative fuel quantity indicators.
- Simulator Technician– responsible for the performance of maintenance and reliability tests on the equipment that is used to calibrate aero and space craft; works under the direction of a supervising senior technician
- Technical Data Manager– provides info/data support to customers, representatives, airlines and government agencies, maintains all engineering files (production, project, specs, drawings, microfilm, etc. and prepares reports
- Mechanical Fitter– sets up, adjusts and inspects metalworking and pipe working machines and equipment.
- Aviation Support Equipment Technician– operate, maintain, repair and test automotive electrical systems in ground equipment, gasoline and diesel systems, and associated automotive, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. They also maintain gas turbine compressor units, ground air-conditioning units, perform metal fabrication, repair and painting of tow tractors and other aircraft servicing units.
- Aviation Records Supervisor– keeps logs and records in the maintenance department of an aviation company.
- Crew Chief Aircraft Mechanic Technician– lead, direct and support a group of maintenance Technicians and act as duty senior maintenance representative in the absence of Supervision.
Generally speaking, salaries for licensed Aeronautical Engineers are high compared to the average salary in other sector. The salary levels for Aeronautical Engineers depend on work experience, position and whether they are working in the private or public sector.