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Job Overview

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    Full Time

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    Maintenance & Engineering

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    AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Licence Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME B1) FT MELB



Full time 

What a great time to join Virgin Australia! With a strong market position and an outstanding leadership team, we are embarking on an exciting new chapter in our journey as we begin to recover from the impact of COVID-19. 

Virgin Australia has taken flight under new ownership, with a renewed sense of identity and a focus on our mid-market heartland. We are more passionate and committed than ever to delivering the uniquely Virgin customer experience Australians know and love.   

We are constantly re-designing our business for future success, ramping up flying, simplifying our organisational structure, growing our fleet, and delivering a deeper investment in technology and customer experience. 

The Technical Operations divisions play a critical role in ensuring the continuous airworthiness, reliability and configuration of the Virgin Australia aircraft fleets, whilst satisfying regulatory and company requirements. 


About the role: 

The Engineering and Aircraft Maintenance divisions play a critical role in ensuring the continuous airworthiness, reliability and configuration of the Virgin Australia aircraft fleets, whilst satisfying regulatory and company requirements. 

As a LAME you will be approved for the certification of aircraft maintenance in accordance with the approved System of Certification. You will report to the Senior Engineer and Maintenance Leader and be required to make determinations in regards to major defects and discrepancies, recognise and report unsafe conditions and conduct certification and supervision of maintenance tasks. 

You will be required to participate in the delivery of quality services whilst maintaining a safe work environment for yourself and fellow workers. 

About you: 

To do this, you will be an appropriately licensed LAME on aircraft types maintained by Virgin Tech, have extensive industry experience in an aircraft maintenance role with the ability to display excellent analytical skills and have demonstrated supervisory experience.  

You will also have a good working knowledge of HSE requirements, demonstrated experience in superior customer service practices and have the ability to communicate with all levels of the engineering team. 


Your skills and experience will include:  

  • Certified true copy of B1 CASA Licence 
  • Relative Type training certificate (737NG/MAX)
  • Relative Difference training certificate (if applicable) 
  • Relative EGR Training certificates (if applicable) 
  • CASR Part 145 recognised HF Initial Training 

You must be able to demonstrate recent certification experience of a minimum of 6 months in the preceding 2 years. This can be demonstrated through either a letter from your current/previous QA manager advising the number, type and length of QA approvals held or by submitting your current/previous employer Company Approval statement. 

This role involves shift work that will either be permanent day shift, permanent night shift or a rotating shift, this will be confirmed prior to appointment. 

Ready to spread your wings?

Boarding for this opportunity won’t last long – register your interest by applying via the link.

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

For the health and safety of staff and guests, Virgin Australia has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. New staff will be required to comply with the Policy which includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to 31 March 2022 and providing Virgin Australia with evidence of your vaccination status.

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