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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Aircraft Life Support (Progressive)

Work Type: Fulltime
Classification: Construction / Engineer
Area: ACT
Listed By: Private Advertiser
Location:TownsvilleCategory:Engineering / TechnicalPosition Type:PermanentJob Reference:BOE/No File AttachedShare This:
About Us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

As a BDA employee, you will join other innovative, ethical people who have the critical skills required to develop and deliver world class capabilities and systems to protect Australia and its national interests.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Aircraft Life Support (Progressive)to join our Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services team supporting the Chinook Integrated Service & Support located at Townsville.

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Aircraft Life Support (Progressive) is responsible for supervising and maintaining Aircraft Life Support systems and servicing requirements. This will include undertaking Progressive Trade activities in support of CH47F life support equipment maintenance activities at 5 Aviation Regiment (5 Avn Regt). To include modification, maintenance, manufacture and/or assembly activities for Aircraft and Aircraft Component maintenance as well as performing normal' and direct' inspections of maintenance work carried out by others within the scope of their applicable training, competency and task authorisation


  • Conduct routine servicing requirements up to, and including, R4 (400 hourly) servicing

  • Scheduled maintenance IAW the CH47F Technical Maintenance Plan (TMP) to include special servicing requirements

  • System Program Office (SPO) mandated/approved Modifications, Special Technical Instructions (STI's) and Deviations

  • Ensure all personnel assigned to maintenance tasks are qualified and certified IAW 5 Avn Regt PEX

  • Provide direction and instructions to assist in the development of subordinate Technicians


  • Cert IV (or equivalent) qualified in Aircraft Life Support with a minimum of two years current experience as an Aircraft Life Support (Progressive)

  • Be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of aviation Quality Assurance (QA) procedures, aircraft maintenance / modification operating procedures and documentation

  • Ability to successfully interact with co-workers, maintaining productive working relationships to meet team, business unit and organisational goals.

  • Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures

  • Sound knowledge of aircraft and aeronautical product maintenance, modification and planning documentation

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements. Able to obtain and maintain a defence security clearance of Baseline.


At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Flexible working options

  • Study assistance

  • Salary packaging

  • Employee Incentive Program

  • Global opportunities

How to apply

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