Airplane Mechanic Interview Questions

1 Describe what procedures used to examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
2 Walk me through how you conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations.
3 Explain which methods are used to Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.
4 Share with me how you read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
5 What have you found to be the best way to maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance?
6 Explain ways to best maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals.
7 Walk me through a test operation of engines and other systems, using test equipment such as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, and ammeters.
8 In your opinion, how often should you obtain fuel and oil samples and check them for contamination?
9 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
10 Share an experience in which you successfully shared a difficult piece of information. (Make sure that the candidate has open lines of communication.)
11 Tell me about your qualifications for and your experience handling vehicles and/or mechanized equpiment.
12 Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
13 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
14 Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
15 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.