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Fleet Engineer Structures

  • Job Number: 506189
  • Work type: Max Term
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Categories: Other Engineering, Airworthiness, Aircraft Maintenance, Other Engineering Operations

Fleet Engineer Structures

  • Key technical role within Virgin Engineering and Maintenance
  • 12 month fixed term contract with flexible working
  • Role based at Brisbane Hangar

The Role:.

As a Fleet Engineer Structures you will be accountable for maintain continuing airworthiness through effective configuration control of aircraft structures for the operated fleet types, and initiate preventive or predictive maintenance strategies to improve aircraft technical dispatch reliability. 

You will be responsible for the Assessment of Airworthiness Directives and Mandatory requirements for operated types to ensure compliance with CASR 42.120, as well as assessments of non-mandatory Instructions for Continuing Airworthiness (ICA) in accordance with CASR 42.130. 

Additionally, you will be required to conduct assessments of aircraft modifications to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and applicable work instructions. You will also be responsible for conducting engineering Investigations of reportable defects on aircrafts.

The position is based at the Brisbane Hanger and, you will work closely with the Structures Leader.

What you need to be successful:

  • Hold, or have held, an aircraft engineer license in category B1, B2 or C; or
  • Have a qualification in aircraft maintenance at least at Certificate IV level; or
  • Have a qualification in aviation maintenance management at least at diploma level; or
  • 5 years relevant work experience with at least 2 years working in either an airline technical services or support role; and or in an engineering and maintenance structures based leadership role in a Structures based discipline, for aircraft that are the same, or of a similar type, as the aircraft operated by the airline.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of:
    • Aircraft Structure; Classification, Design, Modification and Repair standards.
    • The regulations and standards applicable to aircraft maintenance programs and reliability programs.
    • Regular maintenance requirements included in the instruction for continuing airworthiness for the aircraft.
    • The specifications and standards that have been used by the type certificate holder to develop regular maintenance requirements for the aircraft
    • The aircraft’s certification basis
    • The aircraft’s structure and systems, including the propulsion system, for the aircraft/engine type operated by the airline

What you’ll get from us:

  • Great fares – domestic and international travel benefits for you, your family and your friends.
  • Industry discounts – lounge membership, hotels, travel insurance, car hire, tours, and retail – you name it, we have a deal for it.
  • Health and wellbeing – access to discounted fitness programs.
  • Corporate health insurance – multiple offers across multiple partners to suit your individual lifestyle.
  • Diverse career paths and career development.

About Virgin Australia Group

Virgin Australia Group 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.

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.

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.

Next Steps

For further information about the Fleet Engineer Structures role, please refer to the position description.

Download File Fleet Engineer Structures 2022.pdf

If you are ready for your next challenge and want to be a part of the Virgin Family, then we encourage you to submit your application now!

COVID-19 has kept us grounded for far too long. But we can’t ignore the impact it’s having, and will continue to have, in our industry.

At Virgin Australia, the safety and security of our people, guests and operations come first. Always. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive ‘Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Policy’.

In a nutshell, to work with us, you’ll need to comply with our (and the airport’s) rules and regulations. And be fully vaxxed.

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