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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

Fleet Engineer Mechanical Systems & Cabin

Full Time opportunity - Brisbane based role (Virgin Australia Brisbane Airport Hangar site)

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 Fleet Engineer of mechanical systems, you will maintain continuing airworthiness through effective configuration control of the aircraft mechanical systems and cabin for the operated fleet types as well as initiate preventative or predictive maintenance strategies to improve aircraft technical dispatch reliability.

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

Genuine passion and a desire be part of a diverse team of talented individuals who love what they do!

  • A suitable Aviation Engineering Qualification (Aeronautical); Diploma, Graduate or Post Graduate or have held an aircraft engineer licence within the mechanical discipline
  • 5 years relevant work experience with at least 2 years working in either an airline technical services, support role or aircraft maintenance in a mechanical based discipline, working with aircraft that are the same, or of a similar type, as the aircraft type operated by the airline
  • Comprehensive knowledge of:
    • 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 certification basis
    • The aircraft structure and systems, including the propulsion system, for the aircraft/engine type operated by the airline

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

  • Flexible Hybrid working arrangements
  • Discounted flights for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year)
  • Discounts on travel insurance, lounge membership, car hire, accommodation, and experiences worldwide
  • Cheaper hospitality, retail, technology, beauty, and wellness services
  • Free counselling and access to a wellbeing app to support your physical, mental, social and financial health
  • Dress for Your Day’ – enjoy the freedom to wear whatever makes you feel great for the type of work you do and the day you have ahead of you.

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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