Base Engineer - LAME (B.1)

Job Title: Base Engineer - LAME (B.1)
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Tamworth
Reference: BBBH15579
Contact Name: Sally Bartley
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 08, 2016 10:08

Job Description

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is a world-class aeromedical search and rescue operator, servicing the communities of the Hunter, Central Coast, Mid North Coast, New England and North West regions of NSW. Their Service began as a part-time voluntary summer beach patrol in 1975 and is now one of the most iconic not-for-profit organisations in Australia. It was recently awarded a 10-year state government contract which will commence in early 2017 and involve a merge of the Lismore operations.

The Service is seeking to recruit an experienced Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer to carry out all required duties to ensure contracted company aircraft are serviceable. This role is based in Tamworth and will report to the Senior Base Engineer.

Key position accountabilities and responsibilities are:

  • Carry out aircraft scheduled maintenance, regular deterioration monitoring and preventative maintenance tasks in accordance with approved company manuals and documentation
  • Troubleshoot and rectify any unscheduled maintenance events or defects.
  • Carry out aircraft modifications or major repairs
  • Maintain a high focus and level of effort to ensure the Engineering department is achieving the required base aircraft availability target
  • Maintain base ground support equipment, tooling and aircraft maintenance related facilities.

To be considered for this rare opportunity you will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' LAME experience in the aviation industry
  • Recognised AW139 Mechanical (B1) product knowledge by way of OEM training and experience
  • A working knowledge of the Civil Aviation regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the requirements of maintaining aircraft within a 24/7 EMS environment - including the requirement to be available for weekend, after hours and on-call work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To register your interest please click "APPLY" or contact Sally Bartley on 02 4929 1666 for a confidential discussion. Applications close Friday 6th January 2017.

Due to operational demands calls and emails cannot be accepted at the WRHS Base.

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