Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineers - Alice Springs & Adelaide

Date published

10 Jul 2019

Applications close

24 Jul 2019

Location

Alice Springs & Adelaide

Job ID

ASP121 or ADL122


About the RFDS CO (Central Operations)
We are leaders in providing aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural and regional locations across the Northern Territory and South Australia.  As we head toward our 100th
year of providing services, we launch a new strategic plan with a focus on becoming more specialised, more innovative and a better connected health service provider.

About the Opportunity

RFDS Central Operations takes great pride in developing the skills of our people to ensure we deliver our promise of ‘The furthest corner. The finest care’.  Our goal is to ensure our apprentices master their trade through hands on, practical training and a supportive approach to formal education.

As part of our Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship program we have opportunities available in Alice Springs and Adelaide.  Reporting to the Senior Base Engineer, our apprentices will develop competencies and proficiency as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer on PC12 and PC 24 aircraft, in accordance with CASA regulations and our operating procedures, manuals and guidelines.

About you

In addition to being enthusiastic, committed and reliable, you will have a strong passion for the aviation industry and ideally you will have:

- Sound interpersonal and communication skills
- The ability to show initiative, self-motivation and attention to technical detail
- Well-developed computer skills
- The ability to demonstrate a positive and willing attitude to learning; both on the job and through a diligent approach to your formal education
- A willingness to take direction and work as part of a team
- Eligibility to hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

You will also actively demonstrate and reinforce our values, and enjoy working collaboratively in an innovative environment learning from a team of highly skilled co-workers. 

Our Benefits

As part of our team, you can expect to be provided with challenging, interesting work and be supported to achieve your best.  This position presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with a genuine desire to learn and build a career in the industry.

For the position description please click here.

To apply please click the ‘Apply’ button to be taken to our Career Centre, where you can create your profile and upload your covering letter and resume.


As part of our recruitment process applicants will be requested to undergo pre-employment testing, which includes police checks and a medical examination, including drug and alcohol testing.

Applications close 24 July 2019


The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.