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Aircraft maintenance engineer job advertisement

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Aircraft maintenance engineer

Skypost Airfreight is the Asia-Pacific’s leading organisation when it comes to air logistics, generating in excess of AU$5.7b and operating out of 45 countries.

Skypost manages and maintains a variety of metro and scheduled freighter aircraft as well as providing contracted aircraft maintenance to several high-profile airlines. Transport and infrastructure assets include aircraft, aircraft maintenance and air freight capacity.

Skypost is seeking a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer to join our Brisbane crew. You will be responsible for carrying out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities on aircraft and aircraft components within a maintenance team.


  • Conduct maintenance, modification and repair of turbine and piston engine aircraft and aircraft components, including critical control system maintenance
  • Certify maintenance activities within delegated authority
  • Supervise category A licence holders
Ensure all maintenance and repairs are carried out to a high standard, ensuring integrity and robustness of aircraft to meet operational requirements

Service and clean hangar, tools and ground equipment
Make appropriate recommendations to improve safety, productivity and efficiency
Participate in aircraft recovery
 when necessary
  • Observe all standards and procedures contained within Civil Aviation Safety Authority regulations, as well as individual aircraft systems maintenance

You will need:

  • To be a professionally qualified engineer eligible to be admitted to the Australian Institution of Engineers as a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPENG) CASA CASR Part 66 B1.1/B1.2 licences
  • A demonstrated ability to perform aircraft and component maintenance, modification and troubleshooting in accordance with regulatory and Skypost requirements, under minimal supervision and to strict deadlines
  • A sound knowledge of aviation Quality Assurance (QA) procedures and documentation
  • Working knowledge of OH&S procedures
  • A valid driver’s licence and first aid certificate
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • A high level of motivation with a team-focused work ethic
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, especially in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Terry Bulence, Engineering manager, Skypost Airfreight: