B1 Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) - Line

Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland

Join us as a B1 LAME- Line and ensure safe, compliant operational performance of the RFDS Fleet in service of the people of Queensland.

  • Work with the Iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service ( Queensland Section )
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Mount Isa Base
Job Description

Reporting to the Line Maintenance Manager, the B1 Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME)- Line is responsible for supporting the 24/7 RFDS Queensland operation by ensuring all base associated aircraft scheduled maintenance and fleet AOG defects are covered for employment location. This role is essential to RFDS Queensland meeting expected “on time performance” (OTP) with minimal impact to aircraft shift availability due to technical defects. This will help minimise Direct Maintenance Costs (DMCs) and ensure safe, compliant operational performance of the RFDS Fleet in service of the people of Queensland.

The Role

  • Mount Isa Base
  • Permanent Full Time
  
Key responsibilities

Your key responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Conduct weekly scheduled aircraft line maintenance of aircraft at base in a timely manner and without impact to aircraft shift availability
  • Conduct troubleshooting and rectification of any line defects arising daily in the course of flight operations for all aircraft at base and those transiting on tasking
  • Availability for AOG call out after hours for fleet defect rectification Queensland wide.
  • Manage Aircraft inventory including; parts, store, database and compliance with storage conditions set out in MOE
  • Ensure compliant management, storage and usage of tooling and GSE
  • Contributes to business improvement/quality programs and enterprise risk management activities
  • Compliance with all Occupational, Health, Safety & Welfare policies and procedures

Who we are looking for?

To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following:
  • Minimum 5 years aircraft maintenance experience
  • Minimum 2 years aircraft maintenance experience on RFDS QLD aircraft Types
  • Supply chain experience
  • Full engine and airframe licence on RFDS QLD aircraft types
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to pick up new computer applications.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment in relation to Aircraft Maintenance

Desirable skills and experience

  • Maintenance control experience
  • Piston Engine licenses
  • Supply chain management experience

Why work for us

  
  • Attractive Remuneration package, Base + Super + Salary Packaging
  • Salary packaging of $15, 900 increasing your take home pay  
  • Opportunity to be a part of an iconic team 
  • Be an integral team member by supporting those who make a real impact in Queensland 
  • Work with people who are passionate about our purpose and proud of their contribution 
  
About us

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, RFDS delivers extensive primary healthcare and 24-hour emergency service, from nine strategic bases, to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.
  
As a member of the team driving RFDS from behind the scenes, you’ll come to work knowing that your efforts are enabling our work in helping people in Queensland communities.
  
Please note: This role will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, will be subject to criminal history check, may require a preemployment medical and will require to be eligible to receive and maintain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC). Flexible working hours (including work outside or core business hours) may be required.

Interested?

Please submit your application including demonstrated experience that highlights your suitability for this opportunity. For further information please contact recruitment@rfdsqld.com.au  
  
This role will close on the 28th December 2020 however, shortlisting may begin prior to this point.
  
Whenever and wherever people in Queensland need us the most, we’re there. That’s how it’s been for almost a century. Join us and help us keep it that way.
  
The RFDS is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.