The Senior Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer works under pressure in a highly flexible environment with constant changes in priorities and challenging deadlines. Ongoing in-field rotations are required with up to a max 42 days in the field.
In recognition of the challenging work environment, the Senior Licensed Aircraft Maintenance engineer will be entitled to a rest period directly after undertaking a field rotation. The duration of the rest period will typically be 3 weeks rest for every 6 weeks spent in field, or pro rata portion thereof.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs and certifies all maintenance activities at main base, field locations and maintenance duties, as established by the Chief Engineer.
- Take instruction and perform additional items as requested by the Chief Engineer
- Carries out maintenance operations in accordance with the MOM, and manufacturers maintenance manuals with due regard to health and safety standards.
- When applicable, certify on Company documentation for areas for which license or other CASA approved held
- Supervise unqualified maintenance personnel and other qualified maintenance personnel
- Maintains the level of aircraft spares issued by requesting replacements, from the Stores department when used. Document and return to Stores, unserviceable or repairable items
- Is in charge of care and custody of equipment, tools and publications while in personal use.
- Forwards all inspection sheets, weekly flight times, additional work sheets and any other applicable maintenance information to the main base on a daily basis.
- Verifies that all components or parts to be installed on an aircraft are properly certified and in a serviceable condition.
- Provides logistical support to product line field operations as necessary.
- Communicates parts order request to Stores Department to ensure field kits stock levels is adequate
- Ensure accountability and return unserviceable parts to maintenance department.
- Confirms all tools are in good working order and manuals up-to-date.
Experience and Knowledge Required
- CASA Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence, suitably endorsed
- Experience on required aircraft types
- General aviation experience
- Ability to read/write English
- Self-motivated, ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Radio licence is an asset