Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME) & Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME)

Job No: 118833
Location: Cairns

  • Are you ready for a change of lifestyle while still working in an industry you love?
  • Multiple LAME and AME Opportunities available in Cairns, QLD
  • Enjoy this great job in a truly beautiful location!

What Hawker Pacific has to offer.

Established in 1978, Hawker Pacific is based in Cairns servicing both large and small aircrafts. Not only do Hawker Pacific have a great name in aviation but they have a large base with a friendly, fun and fast-paced work environment.

As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is known for it's beautiful beaches and breathtaking rainforests. The perfect location to explore, you will experience tropical weather, brilliant cafes and bustling markets. This tourist town is the perfect place to relocate and experience everything Far North Queensland has to offer.

Even better your time off can be spent exploring everything this town has to offer. Living in Cairns is truly a lifestyle change, you can enjoy fishing after work in the Summer before the sun goes down at 7pm, a BBQ at the beach even in the Winter time and experience wildlife and flora in the Daintree rainforest on the weekends.

Cairns is also a great town to raise a family with endless hot days and warm nights and fun activities and festivals throughout the year, we promise your family will never be bored in this location!

For more information about Hawker Pacific and the work we do, visit the website here.

Opportunities available!

Hawker Pacific now has multiple opportunities for Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME) and Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) to join our team!

Working in both the light and heavy maintenance of aircrafts on a large airbase, it is expected that you will have experience and/or qualifications in:

  • Fokker 70/100 (RRD Tay);

  •  Bombardier DHC-8-400 (PWC PW150); 

  •  ATR 42-400/500/72-212A (PWC PW120);

  • Bombardier DHC-8-100/200/300 (PWC PW120); and

  • Saab (SF) 340 (GE CT7). 

You will have a broad knowledge of aircraft maintenance and experience working in an aircraft maintenance facility.

The successful candidate will have excellent customer focus and a demonstrated understanding of aviation regulatory requirements for aircraft maintenance. Project management experience would be advantageous for this role.

Strong team skills are essential in this role. We want the best and are looking for likeminded individuals to join our team.

Why you should join us!

With a large base in Cairns, QLD, separated into MRO, avionics and FBO operations, Hawker Pacific is currently going through a growth phase. With a growth expectation of 50% by 2020, Hawker Pacific has provided a lot of new opportunities and have been awarded several regional training awards.

You will never be lonely working at Hawker Pacific as the active social club makes sure you always have something to do. The team is incredibly welcoming to newcomers and will help you get acclimatised to the Cairns culture. You will be surprised of the expansiveness of the facility and all the opportunities on offer for you and your career. 

For all your hard work you will be awarded an attractive salary dependent on the role:

AME: Grade 2 - Grade 4 $59,000 - $62,000 (dependent on experience) 

LAME: Basic licensing starts from $68,000 - $90,000 (dependent on the number of license types which will increase the rate) 

These roles have a variety of rosters, with the majority from Monday to Friday with one weekend roster. Depending on the roster type, you may be eligible for a 15% morning/afternoon loading or time and a half for weekend work. Relocation, accommodation and flight packages will be location specific and negotiable for the right candidate.

Join an organisation that has an active and family oriented environment as well as four weeks annual leave and thirteen weeks long service leave (more generous than the current state legislation!)

If you have ever dreamed about working so close to the best reef in the world - Apply Now!

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