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Technical Advisor Aircraft Airworthiness

Last update 2024-03-04
Expires 2024-03-04
ID #2028794376
300,000 NZ$
Technical Advisor Aircraft Airworthiness
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Whanganui,
Modified February 13, 2024


Mo te tunga | About the role You will be a valued and integral part of the team, providing continuing airworthiness management functions for King Air KA350, T-6 C Texan II and all NZDF Uninhabited Aircraft Systems.

The main responsibilities of this role include: * Monitoring maintenance activities and checking records are current and accurate.

* Ensuring all maintenance work is compliant with NZDF policy and airworthiness regulations.

* Monitoring Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) records of aircraft work packages for scheduled and unscheduled servicing.

* Reviewing and analysing data, audit and report on airworthiness compliance and configuration control.

* Providing technical advice and support to key stakeholders including continuous improvement recommendations to leadership/command.

The location of work for this role is the RNZAF Base Ohakea (Manawatu-Whanganui).

Once you have completed the relevant training and are up to speed, flexible working options can be discussed.

Please Note: The formal title for this role within NZDF is Civilian Aircraft Airworthiness Compliance 1.

Nga pukenga me nga wheako | Skills and Experience Our ideal candidate will have proven experience within the aviation engineering industry.

You will also demonstrate the following: * Strong understanding of continuing airworthiness management functions and aircraft configuration management.

* At least 5 years of experience with aeronautical maintenance activities as a technician, supervisor, Flight Line Management or similar technical airworthiness support role.

* Effective communication and relationship management skills.

* Computer savvy: competent in the MS Office Suite along with CMMS applications, and able to pick up new technology quickly.

Mo matou | About Us The Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) is responsible for continuing airworthiness activities in accordance with the Defence Aviation Regulations part M for all NZDF aircraft.

The Technical Support Civilian Aircraft (TS CA) team provides oversight for regulatory and contract compliance in relation to the Military Type Certificate and all continuing airworthiness management requirements of the RNZAF fixed wing training fleets (Beechcraft T-6 C Texan II and King Air KA350) and NZDF Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS).

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well-trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

Nou te rourou | What's in it for you NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with: * Great benefits for you and your family.

* Full time ongoing work.

* Fully funded life cover up to $300,000.

* Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers.

* 5 weeks annual leave per year.

* Opportunities for career development.

* Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.

Me pehea te tuku tono | How to Apply To view the Position Description and to Apply, please use the links on this page.

Please note: * Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug screening test prior to any offer of employment being made.

* If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Monday 19 February 2024.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows: Low level Security Clearance * most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR * is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Technical advisor aircraft airworthiness

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