B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) - Darwin

Date published

16 Apr 2024



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About the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Australia / Northern Territory (RFDS SA/NT)

We are trusted leaders in providing aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural and regional locations across South Australia and the Northern Territory. Our five-year Strategic Plan is focused on growing as an innovative, responsive and better-connected health service provider for all Australians.

Watch stories about our people, patients and the communities we serve at finestcare.com.au

We believe our people – all of our people – keep the Royal Flying Doctor Service flying.

About this Opportunity

Working in a fulfilling and rewarding environment, our Engineering team plays a pivotal role in enabling the delivery of vital aeromedical services to rural and remote locations. Reporting to the Senior Base Engineer, the LAME is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient maintenance and servicing of the fleet of Pilatus PC-12 and PC-24 aircraft at the Adelaide base.

The LAME must maintain compliance with CASA regulations and RFDS SA/NT operating procedures, manuals and guidelines, and is guided by our Aircraft Airworthiness and Maintenance team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and vital operation, utilising your technical expertise to help us make a difference to the communities we serve.

About You

To be considered for this role, you must have:

- A current Australian drivers licence.
- Extensive experience in the maintenance of aircraft.
- Problem-solving skills.
- Strong time-management, organisation and the ability prioritise tasks.
- Clear communication written and verbal.
- Type-rated turbine aircraft license either for PC-12 series aircraft, or experience with PC12 NG (desired but not essential).
Our Benefits

As part of our team, you can expect to be provided with challenging, interesting work and be supported to achieve your best.  RFDS SA/NT offers a supportive environment where our people are valued, and professional development is encouraged.

In addition, we also offer:

- 5-weeks of annual leave.
- Free onsite parking.
- Learning Management System
- Employee Values Awards.
- Employee Assistance Program.
- Comprehensive orientation program for new starters.
- Generous annual salary packaging options to reduce your taxable income including packaging up to $15, 899 of your salary towards loans, rent and bills, and an additional $2,650 of your salary via a meal and entertainment card.

Further Information

To access the Position Description, please click here.

For a confidential discussion about this role and the recruitment process, please phone Emily Pickles, People and Culture Coordinator on 0410 923 586.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications submitted via email.

RFDS SA/NT has mandatory vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application as early as possible!

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a diverse, safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.