Maintenance Planning Officer

Date published

16 Sep 2022

Applications close

31 Oct 2022



The Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations (RFDS WO) has an outstanding history of service and excellence in aeromedical and primary health care across Western Australia. As one of Australia’s most iconic brands and voted 2022’s Most Trusted Charity, every hour of every day the RFDS WO is performing lifesaving work across Western Australia.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Planning Officer to work in the Engineering team of our Aviation Department on a full-time, permanent basis. Reporting into the Senior Maintenance Planning Officer, this role is responsible for carrying out tasks primarily relating to maintenance planning as well as aircraft continued airworthiness documentation and maintenance.

About you

Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with aircraft maintenance documentation and traceability systems (WinAir would be highly advantageous)
A solid understanding of CASA regulations, Maintenance Data, Instructions for Continuing Airworthiness (ICA) and associated airworthiness regulations.
Effective communication skills, including written and verbal, and experience with liaising with colleagues to problem solve situations
Practical outlook without compromising attention to detail and a high level of time management
The ability to work with minimum supervision and direction, including working from home arrangements if needed

About the role

Coordinate and implement the work packs for maintenance requirements of the RFDS fleets
Liaise with the various engineering section staff regarding upcoming maintenance requirements
Continually monitor aircraft maintenance due lists
Carry out airworthiness aircraft documentation and maintenance of aircraft technical records and log books
Perform additional duties as they arise through operational and aircraft maintenance requirements
Liaise with all Operational and Maintenance Bases, Pilots, and Senior Management as appropriate


Salary packaging - up to $15,900 per annum for everyday expenses and up to $2,650 per annum on meals and entertainment expenses
Novated Lease options
Workplace culture of team work and collaboration
We are driven by our Values of Respect, Fairness, Diversity, and Safety. We offer our team members a unique and dynamic work environment with generous salary packaging options.

Submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

If you are successful in your application, being vaccinated against COVID-19 will be a term of your employment conditions.

RFDSWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. Please note applicants require the right to work in Australia.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.