Employment Position - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Avionics

Date Open 09 Jan 2020
Date Close 24 Jan 2020
Location Broadmeadow - Tamworth > Broadmeadow - Tamworth
Employment Basis Full Time
Status Position Vacant

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is a not-for-profit organisation providing world class aeromedical, search and rescue services, to those in need 24/7. The Service has more than 40 years of proud history, and now operates from three bases in NSW (Tamworth, Belmont, Lismore) in addition to a Head Office and deep level maintenance facility based in Broadmeadow NSW.

The Service is seeking to recruit an Avionics Aircraft Maintenance Engineer to carry out maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, assembly and/or testing on the aircraft fleet in a safe and efficient manner and to a high standard. This role is based in Broadmeadow (Newcastle), with occasional deployments to other bases as required. It will report to the Senior Base Engineer.

Key position accountabilities and responsibilities are:

  • Assist the Engineering team with major aircraft inspections, repairs and overhauls; and provide assistance with hybrid trouble shooting and recurrent technical problems
  • Communicate any abnormalities and ensure that all maintenance and defect rectification is carried out to the relevant design and quality standards
  • Carry out maintenance activities in accordance with approved Company, manufacturer and Airworthiness Authority manuals
  • Effectively plan work activities in accordance with tasks and timeframes allocated by the Senior Base Engineer
  • Complete paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain a positive, tidy and safe working environment.

To be considered for this opportunity you will have:   

  • Aircraft Engineer Trade Qualifications and a current Drivers Licence (essential)
  • Solid AME experience in the aviation industry
  • AW139 qualifications and/or experience would be highly regarded but not essential
  • Demonstrated experience working in an EMS environment  would be preferable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate Air Maestro, PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills.

To express your interest for this position please click 'Apply Now' and submit your resume and covering letter.

Applications close Friday 24th January 2020. Should you require additional information please feel free to email us at careers@rescuehelicopter.com.au or contact Debbie O'Grady on (02) 4952 0000.

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