Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical

Boeing March 6, 2024
Full Time  


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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 shared 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.

The Opportunity

Boeing Defence Australia is seeking competent, qualified, experienced and motivated team members to join the CH-47F (Chinook) Maintenance and Logistics Support program in Australia.

The program is located at the Army Aviation Centre Oakey, Queensland in support of a Boeing Defence Australia customer. Members of the established maintenance team will also be required to support deployed operations within Australia for periods of 4 to 12 weeks each year.

Persons applying for this role may also be required to work day shift, afternoon shift and night shift hours during the week.

All candidates will be assessed for their relevant qualifications and experience. Equally important, candidates will be assessed on their cultural fit and their alignment with Boeing values.

This advertisement is seeking responses from candidates for the position of Aircraft Maintenance Engineers -Mechanical (Rotary). Onsite CH-47F (SG) Type training is available to successful candidates that require CH-47F (SG) type training.


  • Completion of tasks by undertaking a variety of trade level activities, requiring the application of post trade qualifications and / or experience in the relevant trade category in accordance with approved processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance to DASR Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE).
  • Support the MRO team to ensure timely and accurate completion of tasks to achieve successful production of serviceable aircraft.
  • Provide direction and instruction to assist in the development of subordinate technicians.
  • Reporting to the assigned Maintenance Operations Manager.
  • Liaising with Boeing, customer and other industry teams in maintenance operations in support of the customer.
  • A high level of verbal and written communications skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Adhere to aviation Quality Assurance (QA) procedures, aircraft maintenance / modification operating procedures and documentation.
  • A positive attitude to Environmental Health & Safety (ISO14001 principles) in the workplace.


  • Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical), or equivalent trade qualification.
  • Hold a DASR Part 66 Military Aircraft Maintenance Licence (MAML) or the ability to obtain.
  • Be able to demonstrated a sound knowledge of Aviation Quality Assurance (QA) procedures and the EASA/CASA/DASR regulatory framework.


  • Previous experience in a Defence Military Aerospace environment.
  • Previous experience on CH47F (SG) or CH47F.
  • Previous experience using paper-based aircraft maintenance documentation (AMD).
  • Working knowledge of a computer-based maintenance management system.
  • Hold a C class drivers licence.

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.

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.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.


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


  • Flexible working options
  • Study assistance
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Global opportunities

How to apply

View the full Position Description and apply now.

Find out more about Boeing Defence Australia here.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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