Aircraft Maintenance Technician Interview Questions

30 Aircraft Maintenance Technician Questions and Answers by on April 13th, 2021

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Why did you choose a career as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

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Aircraft Maintenance Technician Interview Questions

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    Why did you choose a career as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

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    What is your aircraft maintenance specialty?

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    How would you describe your work ethic?

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    What protective gear are you accustomed to wearing on the job?

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    Are you able to work outside in extreme weather conditions, if required?

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    By this time in your career, you should have advanced further, what has slowed down your career progression?

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    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

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    What do you enjoy most about working on aircraft?

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    How active are you in your job search?

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    What aircraft inspections do you dislike doing?

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    What subject, during your maintenance training, was the strongest?

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    In what situation would you would work on an airplane without proper engineers authorization?

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    What is the latest news you've heard about our airline?

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    Are you comfortable with heights?

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    What do you excel at as an aircraft maintenance technician?

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    Do you have your own tools?

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    If you fail to do your job correctly, what are the consequences? Are you able to work under that kind of pressure?

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    Tell me about your education and training.

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    How well do you know your ATA codes?

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    Would you rather work for a commercial or private airline? Explain your answer.

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    Have you always had a strong mechanical aptitude?

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    Would you ever consider skipping an inspection?

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    How important is safety to you?

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    When have you had to adapt your workload due to increasing demand from your supervisors?

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    Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?

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    When have you worked with a diverse group of people?

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    How many days were you absent from work last year?

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    When have you shown great integrity at work?

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    What is your current salary?

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    When would you be available to start?