B1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME & AME & Structures)

Job No: 131251
Location: Cairns

  • Are you an experienced LAME or AME, interested in gaining maintenance experience on Australia’s major regional aircraft?
  • Join a Fortune 500 and grow your career!
  • Relocation package on offer

Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, has been enabling global flight with passion since 1967. From a single maintenance hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 50 locations and 4,000 employees worldwide, our offering includes Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Maintenance, and Staffing.

About the role(s)

In the midst of a huge growth period, Jet Aviation (Cairns facility) is now looking to expand their team, with multiple opportunities for B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME), Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) and Aircraft Structures Engineers to join their facility in Cairns, QLD. With a primary focus on servicing major Regional Airlines in Australia the Cairns operations has expanded quickly and requires skilled engineers to grow with us.

Working on both light and heavy aircraft maintenance, in a large purpose-built hangar, you'll need the experience or qualifications necessary for:

  • 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 need a broad knowledge of aircraft maintenance and experience working in an aircraft maintenance facility.

Project management experience would be a bonus, but not essential provided you can demonstrate an excellent customer focus and a strong understanding of aviation regulations and industry requirements for aircraft maintenance.

What we can offer you

Working on a range of major contracts with leading names in aviation and with a strong reputation for high quality work, our Cairns Operations is currently undergoing a major growth phase becoming one of Australia largest MRO’s delivering maintenance services to the all the major regional airlines You will be surprised at the size of the facility and the sheer amount of exposure to different aircraft types that will support your career development.

Your hard work will be rewarded with a wage rate dictated by your qualifications and the role, with the AME position ranging from $60,000 - $67,000 and the LAME position starting from $66,000 - $90,000 plus allowances based on your experience and licenses.

If you're working outside regular hours, you'll have access to additional allowances/penalty rates, including 15% morning/afternoon loading and time and a half for weekend work. There is also a large amount of over-time available for those who want to pick up additional hours over the standard 38 hour week. 

Relocation packages are negotiable for candidates across Australia and New Zealand.

These roles would cover a variety of rosters, with the majority from Monday to Friday plus occasional weekend rosters. 

Jet Aviation is proud to offer a family-friendly environment, as well as four weeks annual leave and generous long service leave accrual.

If you're keen to grow with a business offering great training, ongoing support & a fantastic team culture; all just a stones throw away from the greatest reef in the world - Apply Now!

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