FIFO Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

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About the role

We are currently seeking a FIFO B2 LAME (Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer) to join our team in Rockhampton.

Reporting to the Responsible Manager – Part 145, you will be responsible for providing high level aircraft maintenance to our fleet of Dash 8 aircraft in accordance with Company policy and CASA regulations.

To be successful you will possess the relevant experience and qualifications together with personal qualities of enthusiasm, self-motivation and a demonstrated commitment to exceptional quality, safety, and high standards of work output.


Our Group

Skytrans has a long and distinguished history in Queensland with our head office in Cairns. With a high performing customer focused team, our airline and fleet of Dash-8 and Cessna 208 take to the skies each day with pride and enthusiasm.

As Queensland’s leading regional aviation operator, we are committed to delivering the highest level of safety whilst ensuring excellent customer service for all our passengers. Through our Regular Public Transport (RPT) routes and charters flights, we seek to support the needs of all communities within regional, rural and outback Queensland and the Torres Strait.

We have recently been purchased by Avia Solutions Group and have plans to expand our current operation to include ACMI services led by jet aircraft. Initially this will be based out of Brisbane however can extend to any location within Australia.


You will be responsible for:

This role will typically see you:

• Ensuring maintenance of the Skytrans aircraft is completed and certified in accordance with regulatory, manufacturers and Part 145 MOE requirements

• Ensuring the ongoing serviceability and presentation of company aircraft on a daily basis, carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance

• Researching requirements for upcoming maintenance to ensure availability of parts

• Testing of equipment and tooling

• Rectifications of defects away from base

• Contributing to the safety and quality managements system

• Undertaking corrective rectification of aircraft systems

• Completing scheduled aircraft maintenance

• Completing primary line maintenance activities


Please address the following in your resume and/or cover letter:

• B2 Licensed Engineer

• Hold a CASA Dash 8 100-300 type license with experience on the Dash aircraft

• Thorough knowledge and understanding of maintenance procedures

• Full Manual QLD Driver’s License

• Ability to work effectively as part of a professionally diverse team, but also have the ability to work unsupervised

• High level of attention to detail

• Strong work ethic with the ability to work well under pressure

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to successfully obtain an ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card)

• Ability to pass random and routine drug and alcohol screening for employment purposes

• You must be eligible to live and work in Australia as either a citizen or hold the appropriate visa



How to apply:

To ensure we maintain a consistent approach to our applicant screening, please apply via our Seek ad: 



Please note: Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in Australia as either a citizen or permanent resident and be able to attend and successfully pass pre-employment and continuing medical, drug and alcohol pathology screening. Skytrans is committed to equal opportunity employment through fair recruitment practices.

How to apply

To ensure we maintain a consistent approach to our applicant screening, please apply via our Seek ad using the button below.

Carmen O'Brien (People & Culture Coordinator)
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Closing date

Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Work type

Full time


Rockhampton, QLD