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We're on a mission to bring new and uplifting experiences to our guests, transforming flying from simply 'nice', to something wonderful.

Like any good mission, this one starts with our people.

Which is why we encourage our team to embody the fun, laid back, authentic spirit we've become famous for. Because when they're free to be themselves, they're better able to own their personal responsibilities and go the extra mile to help our guests.

Job Overview

  • Work type:

    Full Time

  • Location:


  • Job type:

    Maintenance & Engineering

  • Applications close:

    E. Australia Standard Time

Airworthiness Review Engineer

Hello. We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. For us, flying is so much more than simply taking off and landing (although we understand that is quite important). It’s about going the extra mile, in the air and on the ground, to create authentic experiences that put our guests firmly at the heart of everything we do.

As we continue to expand our fleet a rare opportunity has opened for a Airworthiness Review Engineer to join our Technical Operations team.

What you will be doing:

You will be carrying out airworthiness reviews on aircraft operated by Virgin Australia and issuing Airworthiness Review Certificates and/or extensions in accordance with Subpart CASR 42.I of CASR 1998 and be authorised by the CAMO as an ARE.  You will also participate in Technical Investigations in matters related to ARCs as required.  Additionally, you will maintain relevant work instructions and ensure all checklists are kept up to date as improvements and efficiencies become apparent.

What you need to be successful:

  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in continuing airworthiness management activities, or
  • At least 2 years of continuing airworthiness management activities, provided you have held or hold a maintenance certification licence in category B1, B2 or C or its equivalent (refer to CASR part42 MOS 1.9.4)
  • Hold a knowledge of aircraft systems, structures and certification at least equivalent to level 1 as set out in Appendix III of the Part 66 MOS
  • Be skilled in the use of aviation maintenance control database
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (outlook, excel and word) with clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Be skilled in the navigation of CASA regulations, guidance materials and the regulatory element of airworthiness review
  • A sound knowledge of the functions of an airline engineering department including the following sections aircraft heavy and line maintenance planning, aircraft system of maintenance, stores inspection procedures
  • Prior experience in an engineering records department, or other high-volume records environment

What you’ll get from us 

We’re committed to looking after you, with some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry – including (but not limited to):

  • Heavily discounted air travel for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year) 
  • Discounts on travel insurance, car hire, accommodation and experiences worldwide 
  • Discounted Virgin Australia Lounge membership  
  • Hospitality, retail, technology, beauty services and wellness discounts 
  • Wellness support, including the betterme digital wellbeing platform  
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, which offers confidential coaching and support from qualified professionals for all aspects of life – physical, mental, social and financial 

Equality rules

We’re all individuals. We love that. That’s why we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those from diverse cultural backgrounds, our friends in the LGBTQI+ community, and anyone else who wants to join our family.  

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