Aircraft Technician Grade

Aircraft Technician
Aircraft Technician

If you are interested in aircraft engineering and have an affinity for aviation, the Government Flying Service (GFS) Aircraft Technician may be a suitable career for you. As a GFS Aircraft Technician, you will be mainly responsible for carrying out servicing, maintenance, repair and modification on all of the GFS aircraft, components and systems. As you accumulate knowledge and experience, you may be promoted to the supervisory level and lead a team of aircraft technicians to maintain and service the aircraft.

Aircraft Technician
Aircraft Technician
 

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Aircraft Technician Badge

Aircraft Technician Badge
The gear between the wings represents the fundamental role that the Engineering Section plays in ensuring that the aircraft and helicopter fleet is maintained at their best serviceability at all times.

Aircraft Technician Grade
Chief Aircraft Technician
Chief Aircraft Technician

Senior Aircraft Technician

Senior Aircraft Technician
Senior Aircraft Technician

Aircraft Technician

Aircraft Technician
Aircraft Technician

Working Dress
Aircraft Technician (Male) – Working Dress (Summer)
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Aircraft Technician (Male) – Working Dress (Winter)
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To join the GFS as an Aircraft Technician, one should

(a)  
(i)   have a Certificate from a Hong Kong polytechnic / polytechnic university, or Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education / technical college / technical institute in aircraft maintenance or Engineering discipline, or equivalent; or
(ii)   have completed a related approved technician apprenticeship, or equivalent;
(b)   possess the required knowledge in the appropriate or related trades;
(c)  have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2Noteor above in English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent; and be able to communicate in Chinese;
(d)   be amenable to discipline and willing to work shifts; and
(e)   be a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
 
Note : For civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade E’ in English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.


Selection Process

  • Written Examination
  • Interview
  • Integrity Checking and Medical Examination
  • Appointment

Training

An Aircraft Technician will be provided with training, both classroom lectures and practical on-the-job training, on general aircraft maintenance in relation to the GFS operations and aircraft type-specific training. There are also training opportunities for suitable technicians to obtain the Hong Kong Aircraft Maintenance Licence for their career advancement.


Career Path

Chief Aircraft Technician
General Disciplined Services (Officer) Pay Scale 13 – 25

Senior Aircraft Technician
General Disciplined Services (Officer) Pay Scale 7 – 12

Aircraft Technician
General Disciplined Services (Rank and File) Pay Scale 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
General Disciplined Services (Officer) Pay Scale 1 – 6

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