ERIC Number: ED242990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Aircraft Manufacturing Occupations. Aviation Careers Series.
This booklet, one in a series on aviation careers, outlines the variety of careers available in the aircraft manufacturing industry. The first part of the booklet provides general information about careers in the aerospace industry (of which aircraft manufacturing is one part), including the numbers of various types of workers employed in those careers in 1978 and the estimated numbers employed as of December 1979. The job categories under which the many types of workers are classified are also listed. In the second part, the following five job types of workers are classified are also listed. In the second part, the following five job categories are outlined: scientists and engineers, technicians, production workers, and other administrative and support personnel. For each of these job classifications, information on the nature of the work, working conditions, where the jobs are, wages and benefits, opportunities for advancement, requirements to enter the job, opportunities for training, and outlook for the future is provided. (KC)
Descriptors: Aerospace Industry, Air Transportation, Aviation Technology, Career Development, Career Education, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Engineers, Manufacturing Industry, Occupational Information, Office Occupations, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Production Technicians, Scientists, Secondary Education, Technical Occupations, Wages
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT). Washington, DC. Office of Aviation Policy.