Heavy Maintenance Planner

  • Flexibility to work in Adelaide or Perth

The Role

The Maintenance Planner reports to Airworthiness Technical Manager and is responsible for the planning and scheduling of Heavy/Line maintenance events. Organize maintenance work packages, including identifying and ordering parts, materials, and equipment required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and comply with the requirements of the Cobham Safety Management System (SMS) relevant to the position
  • Plan and prepare work packages for performance of scheduled maintenance
  • Prepare and maintain a long-term maintenance forecast plan
  • Audit of completed Work Packages to ensure that all planned maintenance requirements have been carried out
  • Ensure compliance with the MRD or MPD Revisions
  • Assist with monitoring the continued effectiveness of the aircraft maintenance programs, including corrosion control
  • Monitor all forecasts and deferrals to scheduled checks, to ensure no overruns occur and cause any warrants
  • Update and review RAMCO which is the MIS
  • Liaising with approved maintenance organisations regarding scheduled maintenance
  • Liaise with relevant parties like Technical Service Engineer and hangers for AD’s,SB’s,EO’s,TSI’s and modifications.
  • Maintain the register of one-off maintenance extension for approval from Head of Fleet
  • Review aircraft engine removals, landing gear changes by developing work packages and work orders for hangers prior to scheduling
  • Liaise with logistics and engineering concerning tools, spares, manpower and hangar availability
  • Produce long term maintenance plans ensuring maximum practical utilisation

Skills & Experience

  • Approx. 2- 3 years experience in Line and/or heavy maintenance planning roles
  • Intermediate excel skills and knowledge of any MIS e.g. Ramco, TRAX, SAP
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to team goals
  • Experience in the aviation industry
  • A good understanding of relevant CASA regulatory requirements
  • Sound communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Experience in Aircraft maintenance

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

Daniel Newberry (Recruitment Business Partner)
Apply online

Closing date

Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Work type

Full time


Perth, WA


Cobham Aviation Services