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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Royal Flying Doctor Service WA

We are currently seeking a B1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) to join our team based in Jandakot. Reporting to the Senior Engineer, this full-time role works Monday to Friday and will be responsible for carrying out repairs and maintenance on aircraft and equipment in accordance with RFDS manuals and procedures.

About you

You will be technically-minded and creative in your approach to work and finding solutions to issues. While working in a small team, you will be able to interpret and analyse complicated information and put your findings into practice. You will also possess a Certificate IV in Mechanical Aeroskills.

About the role

  • Working under the guidance of a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME), you will dismantle, inspect, test, repair and reassemble aircraft engines, and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • Assemble parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • Replace and testing aircraft oxygen system components
  • Overall, maintain aircraft and carrying out regular inspections
  • Maintain records of action taken


  • 40 hour work week - 6.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. 2 hours a week banked to an accrued day off a month
  • Permanent, full-time role
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum for everyday expenses and up to $2,650 per annum on meals and entertainment expenses
  • Novated Lease options
  • Workplace culture of teamwork and collaboration

About Us

The mission of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) is to provide excellence in aeromedical and primary health care across Western Australia. Every member of the RFDS WO team contributes to that mission and living our values of showing respect, demonstrating fairness, utilising diversity and being safe. Every year, the RFDS WO provides urgent retrieval for about 10,000 patients in regional WA. A further 10,000 appointments are provided in primary healthcare clinics in remote communities, including GP, nurse, dental and mental health care. RFDS crews are committed to providing the finest care to the furthest corners of the State, using the highest standards of clinical care, aviation safety and technology to make a difference to people living and working across WA – the largest and most remote health jurisdiction in the world.

The RFDS in WA operates five bases in Perth, Broome, Port Hedland, Kalgoorlie and Meekatharra. Our 24/7 operations centre at Jandakot Airport coordinates complex logistics for patient retrievals and clinics across the State. We work in partnership with government, business and the community, and are proud to work on Country with Aboriginal medical services and many local service providers.

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RFDSWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. Please note applicants require the right to work in Australia.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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