B1.1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Date published

01 Apr 2021

Location

NSW Other

Job ID

275246

B1.1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

The RFDS South Eastern Section is seeking applications from B1.1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to join our Maintenance Team based at Dubbo Airport

Classifications

  • Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Permanent / Full Time

Key points

  • AME's close to obtaining licence are encouraged to apply
  • Must have CASA B1.1 Licence
  • Generous salary packaging

Description

B1.1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Dubbo, New South Wales
 
The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver extensive health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live in and travel through remote, rural and regional Australia.
 
The RFDS South Eastern Section is seeking applications from suitably Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME) who hold an B1.1 licence to join our Aircraft Maintenance Team based at Dubbo Airport.
 
The Location Dubbo is a growing regional city located on the Macquarie River which provides a Hub to the Agriculture, Transport, Mining Industries. The Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Experience being one of the top four attractions along with The Old Dubbo Gaol, Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Wellington Caves all support tourism and lifestyle options. The real heart of New South Wales, Dubbo is a dynamic, regional centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. Enjoy a quality lifestyle with affordable housing, career opportunities, high-quality health, educational and professional services. For more information on what Dubbo has to offer, please visit: https://evocities.com.au/dubbo/  
 
The Role Ideally you will have experience and current ratings on King Air B200/B350 aircraft and/or PWC PT6A engine, have worked in general aviation with a proven track record of problem solving, a diligent work history and excellent analytical skills. You will also have a good working knowledge of WHS requirements, demonstrated experience in customer service practices and can communicate with all levels of Engineering and Operational Departments. Successful applicants may be required to work rotating 8 Hour shifts across Monday-Friday within the hours 0600-1900 and 24/7 on-call rotation, often working on your own or unsupervised. You will report to the Senior Base Engineer and be required to make determinations regarding defects and discrepancies, recognise and report unsafe conditions and conduct certification of maintenance tasks after a probationary period. You will be required to participate in the delivery of quality services whilst maintaining a safe work environment for yourself and fellow workers. Additionally you will be prepared to provide coverage in other RFDSSE bases, along with remote breakdown support.
 
LAME Applicants are required to have:

  • CASA B1.1 Licence
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Perform tasks with an emphasis on duty of care to self and other employees
  • Ability to gain and maintain an aviation security card (ASIC)
AME’s close to obtaining licence are encouraged to apply.
 
If you are looking to join a not-for profit organisation that values its employees and has a highly competitive remuneration package, including generous salary packaging options, RFDS could be your option.  
 
Enquiries – please contact RFDS Acting Engineering Manager – Jayden Foster – 0428 502 001  
 
To apply: Click apply and attach resume, a cover letter outlining how you meet the qualification/skills requirements and copies of your qualifications
 
RFDSSE is an equal opportunity employer
 
RFDSSE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate, and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.