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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

Maintenance Programs Engineer

Based at Virgin Australia Brisbane Hangar.

Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. We’re on a mission to make flying better than ‘nice’. And to do that, it takes a team of talented people who are passionate about customer experience, doing the right thing always, with a focus on safety – in the air, on the ground and in our workplaces. A team who values real diversity and inclusion, in a big brand with big ambitions.

What you’ll be doing…

As the Maintenance Programs Engineer, you will maintain the validity and currency of the Approved Maintenance Program (AMP) for the VA fleet with amendment from aircraft manufacturers, regulatory authorities and vendors. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all AMP tasks are entered and engineering controls and task cards in the maintenance control system and that they are scheduling correctly.

You’ll be great in this role if you have…

  • Hold, or have held, an aircraft engineer license in category B1 and/or B2 or equivalent; or have a qualification in aircraft maintenance at least at certificate IV level; or have an engineering qualification at least at diploma level in any of the following disciplines: (i) aeronautical; (ii) avionics; (iii) mechanical; (iv) electrical
  • Experience in the assessment of service documents (AD, SB, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability to translate both Manufacturer and Regulatory requirements into clear and concise implementation instructions using Virgin Australia systems (i.e. TRAX, ECE/TraxDoc, ESR, etc) would also be an advantage
  • The ability to be a proactive member of the Technical Services team, to be self-sufficient and conduct your duties with reasonable independence.

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 better me 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 
  • Free on site parking

When everyone is included, everyone wins

We’re all individuals. And 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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