AME – Darwin

Cairns, Darwin or Adelaide locations

FTC – Project Slingshot


We are about to commence a specialised upgrade project on our ABF fleet and are looking to establish a small tiger team to work with us for a fixed term of 2 years.  This exciting opportunity for a select number of flexible and  skilled Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME and LAME) experienced and or licenced on Dash 8 classic is now open . As a Project Slingshot AME or LAME you will report to the applicable Project Supervisor and SBEs.

Open to discussion with selected candidates of their nominated Home Base of either Cairns, Adelaide or Darwin, however travel will be required during the course of the project

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with the assigned team to complete project outcome along with maintaining the fleet in day to day operations when required
  • Conduct aircraft maintenance and ensure all work is carried out in accordance with approved maintenance manual and Cobham approved procedures
  • Record and report any defect found during the performance of maintenance to the Certifying Employee and on the applicable Maintenance Record
  • Complete in accordance with the MOE, Procedures Manuals and responsible CAMO requirements
  • Responsible for personal tool control and accountability of all tool and equipment used in maintenance
  • Ensure all applicable maintenance documentation is completed to a high standard in accordance with company procedures
  • Ensure efficient and effective use of time on shift to complete all assigned tasks
  • Ensure safety of work processes, plant and equipment and maintain safe work environment


Skills and Experience

  • Experienced AME / LAME holding a Cert IV in Aeroskills, Mechanical, Avionics, Structures or equivalent
  • Dash 8 Licence or experience
  • Avionics and Structural Modification program experience highly regarded
  • Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • ITAR cleared
  • Covid Vaccinated


About us

Cobham Aviation Services is the largest provider of contract aviation services in Australia. Our portfolio of services includes aerial border surveillance and search-and-rescue operations spanning the country’s exclusive economic zone and search-and-rescue region under contract with the Australian Government and closed charter (fly-in, fly-out) passenger and freight services to remote sites in support of mining, oil and gas projects and outsourced freight services for Qantas.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in Australia and be capable of obtaining security clearances, if required.

How to apply

Please apply online with covering letter addressing the role requirements and CV

Pamela Tennant (Recruitment Manager)
Apply online

Closing date

Friday, 11 February 2022

Work type

Full time


Darwin, NT


Cobham Aviation Services