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Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Splice cables, using clamps and fittings, or reweave cable strands.
Install accessories in swaging machines, using hand tools.
Install mechanical linkages and actuators, using tensiometers to verify tension of cables.
Place and connect control cables to electronically controlled units, using hand tools, ring locks, cotter keys, threaded connectors, turnbuckles, or related devices.
Manually install structural assemblies or signal crane operators to position assemblies for joining.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 109
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public AIRFRAME MAINTENANCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 58
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public AMT GENERAL Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 20
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public POWERPLANT Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 56
Neosho County Community College Chanute Public AEROSTRUCTURES CERTIFICATE Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 16
Kansas State University Manhattan Public COMPOSITE REPAIR Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 10
Kansas State University Manhattan Public AVIATION MAINTENANCE Associate Degree - AAS 70
Kansas State University Manhattan Public AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(< 1 academic year) - CERT 20