Aircraft Shipping Checker

Inspect aircrafts ensuring everything is aboard the craft before delivery.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Aircraft Shipping Checkers do?

Examines completed aircraft to ensure that spare parts, accessories, or subassemblies, itemized on packing and loading sheet, are aboard craft before delivery to customer: Examines blueprints showing location of parts in aircraft, verifies that part is aboard, and records part serial numbers on packing sheet. Reports shortages of parts and subassemblies, as indicated by packing and loading sheet, to designated department. Reads various work orders and operational records and enters such data as contract number, test flight time, maintenance and repair orders, and engine run-up time of aircraft in logbooks that accompany completed aircraft. May obtain spare parts from storeroom and forward them for packing and crating. May load crated or loose parts into aircraft.

Should I be an Aircraft Shipping Checker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Aircraft-Delivery Checker

    How to Become an
    Aircraft Shipping Checker

    Most Aircraft Shipping Checkers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9ejaaa&chl=no+college+%2861%25%29|certificate+%2830%25%29|associate%27s+%289%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,61,61
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