Job Opportunities in India as Compared to Abroad in AME

Overview: Job Opportunities In India Compared To Abroad In Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Posted on : 15 February, 2021 2:42 pm

The Indian Aviation industry is emerging as the fastest-growing industry. During the last three years, India has become the third-largest aviation job market in Modern India. In the Indian Aviation industry, there are a number of job opportunities that are based on the eligibility of the candidates.


There are many job opportunities in India and Abroad in the career of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. One can look for the job opportunities below:-

  • Flight Attendant
  • Avionics Technician
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Ramp Planner
  • Flight Instructor
  • Aviation Attorney
  • Transportation Security Screening
  • Trainee/ Associate Technician
  • Junior Technician
  • Technician/ Transit AME


One can look for a detailed explanation of the job opportunities as described above:

  • Flight Attendant:

    -The duty of a Flight Attendant is to provide routine services and to ensure the safety of the passengers. Their responsibilities also include taking care of airline passengers.

  • Avionics Technician:-

    An avionics technician is a person who repairs and maintains airplane electronic instruments. He\she deals with the communication equipment, radar system, navigation aids, and much more.

  • Flight Dispatcher:-

    Flight Dispatcher is known by many other names like the flight operation officer, flight follower, airline dispatcher. He/ she ensures the safety of the aircraft. His/ her main responsibilities are to assist the flight planning path, accounting for the many aircraft performances like loading, en route winds, thunderstorms,s and many more.

  • Ramp Planner:-

    Ramp planner accounts for the arrival and departure of every aircraft at that airport. Airport ramp agents are also known by many other names like baggage handlers, baggage clerks, or fleet service agents.

  • Flight Instructor:-

    A flight instructor is a person who assists the students in every aspect of flying an aircraft. He\she is a teacher or coach who trains his/ her students to fly an aircraft.

  • Aviation Attorney:-

    An aviation attorney is an airline lawyer who deals with the commercial and general cases for every aviation industry like private, government, and other companies. Some aviation attorneys work for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), while others may be on staff or on retainer by large corporations which own aircraft or deal with airlines.

  • Transportation Security Screening:-

    Transportation security workers basically ensure the safety and security of the airline passengers by monitoring, inspecting the passengers and their bags as well as. They also identify and screen all the doubtful bags and get hold of all the banned items from them. Their responsibilities also include checking the boarding passes and identification of the passengers.

  • Trainee/Associate Technician:

    This post is for fresher candidates. Associate or training technician is the one who is associated with the tasks performed by his seniors. One has to undergo the assessment every 3 months. This phase ends after 6 to 12 months depending upon the company.

  • Junior Technician:

    Some organizations are directly employed on the junior technician post like GO AIR but some organizations follow the trainee/association method. The tenure of this post is 1 to 1.5 years depending upon the organization. Being a junior technician, one will have to perform the same tasks such as all the maintenance tasks up to the 3000 hours of the schedule of the aircraft. As well as one will also work on any sorts of component removal and installation on the line and base.

  • Technician/Transit AME:

    After clearing all the modules, the applicant can become a transit AME. Transit AME is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who is responsible for the transit movement of an aircraft and signs for it except for any maintenance task. He/ she has the only authority to walk around inspections, invoking Mel (without maintenance task), refueling, and Preflight certifications.

  • CAT-A AME:

    To bag this post, the candidates will have to have at least 3-year practical aircraft maintenance experience in operating aircraft. It is the point where you start getting bigger certification privileges than transit AME. Furthermore, the candidate will be responsible for every action performed on aircraft while on LINE. While on this post, the signature of one will be of great importance on any document.

  • CAT-B AME: 

    For this post, one has to have a minimum of 5-year practical aircraft maintenance experience of operating any aircraft. This is a full scope engineering career. In this post, one will be responsible for major defect rectification, task analysing, certifications privileges for major maintenance, troubleshooting and many more.

  • CAT-C AME:

    This post includes CAT-A AME 3 years experience and as well as CAT-B AME 5 years experience in operating aircraft. In this post, one will be responsible for checking the heavy airframe maintenance, checking major HANGAR maintenance, and many more.