LAME Engineer

Job Title: LAME Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-18
Reference: BH-103111-3
Contact Name: Laura Duncan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2019 01:48

Job Description

Our client is currently recruiting for a LAME Engineer to join them in a staff position.  The Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring that maintenance activities at field locations are completed and that duties established by the Chief Engineer are carried out.

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.
Inventory Control:
  • 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

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