AME (Slingshot)

  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME and Structures)
  • 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 is an exciting opportunity for a select number of flexible and skilled Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME and Structures AME). As a Project Slingshot AME or Structures AME you will report to the applicable Project Supervisor LAME and Senior Base Engineers.

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Working with the assigned team to complete project outcomes 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 holding a Cert IV in Aeroskills, Mechanical and or Structures or equivalent

• Dash 8 experience

• 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

How to apply

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

Daniel Newberry (Recruitment Business Partner)
Apply online

Closing date

Saturday, 23 July 2022

Work type

Full time


Cairns, QLD


Cobham Aviation Services