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Aviation storekeepers work closely with members of the aviation maintenance and mechanic staff. Individuals working in this field are responsible for performing a variety of tasks relating to aviation parts, maintenance equipment and tools.
The responsibilities of aviation storekeepers include ordering, receiving, stocking and inspecting parts and equipment needed for the day-to-day tasks of aviation mechanics and maintenance workers. Additional duties include light financial accounting work, as well as the organization and upkeep of parts inventory systems.
Aviation storekeepers are required to have at least one year of experience working in the fields of warehousing, shipping or receiving. History of working with forklifts, pallet jacks and belt loaders is also required.
Certifications or licenses necessary for aviation storekeepers sometimes vary based on location and may include any combination of the following: chauffeur's license in the state in which the employer is located, hazardous materials certification and forklift/cargo belt loader certification.