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Flight Operations Engineer

Job no: 505030

Work type: Full Time

Location: Brisbane

Categories: Other Flight Operations

About Virgin Australia Group

Virgin Australia Group is a major Australian airline headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. The company operates scheduled domestic and short-haul international flights, charter and cargo services, and the award-winning loyalty program Velocity Frequent Flyer. The Group has been a competitor in the Australian aviation landscape for more than 20 years.

The company is now embarking on an exciting new chapter in the next stage of our journey. In September 2020, US private equity firm Bain Capital acquired Virgin Australia in a $3.5 billion deal. The airline has now re-launched as a mid-market carrier with a renewed focus on small and medium sized businesses, price-sensitive corporates and premium leisure travellers. and holiday makers.

Since November, Virgin Australia has been working on a plan to set itself up for future success. The Group has worked to ramp up flying, simplified its organisational structure, confirmed plans for 25 new 737 aircraft to renew and grow the fleet, and signalled deeper investment in technology and customer experience.

The Group recently appointed several new faces to its Executive Leadership Team, all with a proven track record and deep experience in aviation or consumer-focussed businesses.

Virgin Australia Group prides itself on recruiting the right people to meet the challenges ahead. No matter their role – our employees share an enormous amount of passion for our guests and ambition to be the most loved airline in Australia.


The Department:

The Virgin Australia Group Flight Operations division provides the strategic direction for Flight Operations within Virgin Australia by setting the standards, policies and processes and by engaging with other organisations to support the safe and efficient operation of company aircraft within the scope of the Air Operators Certificate.

The Flight Operations Services department establishes and maintains superior standards for the operation of Virgin Australia aircraft through the provision of high quality data, systems and processes supporting aircraft performance and weight and balance with the objective of transporting customers and other payload in a safe, compliant, efficient and reliable manner in accordance with the airline’s operating schedule and to a defined standard of service delivery.


The Flight Operations Engineer role:


The Flight Operations Engineer is responsible for analysis, development, maintenance, and co-ordination of company processes supporting the functions of Aircraft Performance and Weight & Balance for all airlines within the Virgin Australia Group.


To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A high level of understanding and experience in the interpretation of Legislation, Regulations and Orders as applicable to aviation;
  • Familiarity and experience as an intermediate user of the MS Office Suite of applications; and
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) in the English language.


Ready to spread your wings?

Boarding for this opportunity won’t last long – register your interest today by submitting an application via the link.

Virgin Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive culture and supportive environment for our people.

Download File PD - Flight Operations Engineer - 15 April 2021.pdf

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