KC-30A Capability Development Engineer – Technical Data Link - RAAF Base Amberley

Aircraft Structural Contractors are currently searching for Capability Development Engineers (Technical Data Link) for an upcoming role in Amberley, QLD. This position is required from early June, for a period of 2-3x months (with possible monthly extensions thereafter).

Candidates must have:
  • Minimum 7 years as a Professional Engineer in the aviation industry/ Defence Aviation
  • Experience in Project Engineering practices
  • Knowledge & demonstrated understanding of the Defence Aviation Safety Regulations, or equivalent regulatory framework.
  • Experience in Aircraft Avionics Integration
  • Experienced with Link 16 Technical Data Link (TDL) implementation on ADF platforms, preferably aircraft platforms
  • Experience working in a CAMO or CAM Services organisation and an understanding of CAM requirements
  • Experience within a 21.J Design Organisation developing Design Changes
  • Experience in Systems Engineering practices
  • Have experience with or an understanding of Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) requirements and concepts
  • Present or past Design Approval Authorisation holder or CVE in either a military or civil airworthiness regulatory framework
  • Understanding of Configuration Management concepts utilised by the ADF and/or Civil Operators.
  • Experience in delivering new aircraft capabilities within the Defence Capability Development framework.
  • Experience with Enovia (eMatrix) or similar Engineering Management Systems.
  • Experience with MS Office products.
  • Proven analytical and reporting skills.
  • Strong team player, with ability to work as part of a larger group or independently
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the KC-30A/Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) integration via the Joint Network Design Tasking Request
  • Review and coordinate the external review of Link 16 Deliverables
  • Development of Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) including Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) elements
  • Development of engineering instruments to facilitate project success
  • Ensure engineering outputs are compliant with relevant airworthiness regulations and requirements
  • Ensure that engineering outputs will deliver operational results that meet the corporate and customer requirements, and adhere at all times with the policy, procedures and processes as endorsed by the business and customer.
  • Engage greater KC-30A Engineering Community to ensure delivery of planned outcomes
  • Review project related technical information
  • Review and approve engineering instruments in accordance with level of authority granted, if any
  • Monitor and accurately update the engineering tasking database
  • Maintain oversight of and manage the configuration of the KC-30A platform as impacted by a project’s engineering outputs 
  • Investigate and resolve system level technical issues cooperatively with the greater KC-30A Engineering Community as required
  • Project Engineering tasks including but not limited to;

    • Requirements analysis and determination
    • Prepare, schedule and monitor assigned engineering and technical tasks
    • Liaison between Project Manager and other engineering disciplines involved in a project
    • Primary technical point of contact for a project
    • Identify engineering and technical risks
    • Provide technical input to project documentation, i.e; Statement of Work/Requirements, Survey and Quote, Request for Information/Quote etc.
  • Support project management activities through provision of timely information regarding current activities and risks
  • Generating reports to identify progress of engineering tasks for a given project
  • Provide clear and concise communications to stakeholders
  • Undertake or investigate any other engineering or technical activities relating to a given project as requested by CAPDEV Engineering Lead or assigned CAPDEV Project Manager
  • Provide engineering support to other KC-30A Engineering Operations teams on an as required basis as directed by the CAPDEV Engineering Lead and/or CAPDEV Manager
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Aircraft Maintenance Engineers - Mechanical - Newcastle NSW, Australia

Our client requires 6x additional Mechanical AME's to carry out heavy maintenance on the RAAF fleet of F/A-18 Hornet (A & B models), at RAAF Williamtown, NSW.

Industry-leading rates apply for this role.

Previous F/A-18 or fast jet experience is a must, however, fixed wing or previous defence experience will also be considered.
All candidates that apply will be contacted via email within 2 business days to go over details of this position.

If you are interested in this position, please apply now!

Any questions or queries regarding this contract, please contact Mikaela Witton at 07 5499 1181 between 0800am – 1600pm Monday to Friday, otherwise all queries can be emailed via or 
Position requirements:
  • Cert IV – Mechanical
  • Australian Citizenship (essential)
  • Classic Hornet Experience (essential)
  • Fast Military Jet Experience (advantageous)
  • Human Factors Training within the past 18 months
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol screen
  • Military Experience
Due to the current restrictions for travel, applicants based in New South Wales would be preferred, to avoid the mandatory isolation period.
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Aircraft Engineers - Brisbane Airport QLD, Australia - 2032701

ASC are currently looking for EOI Aircraft Engineers in the following disciplines:

• Aircraft Structures - (Composite or advanced composite trained)
• Aircraft Mechanical - (MRH90 Helicopter experience preferred but not essential)
• Aircraft Avionics - (MRH90 Helicopter experience preferred but not essential)
• Must be an Australian Citizen

Having MRH90 experience is not essential but more a preferred option.

If candidates also have experience in the use of an Interactive Electronic Technical Publication (IETP) and are Cert 4 qualified this would be an advantage also.

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Aircraft Trimmer - Brisbane Airport QLD, Australia - 2032700

ASC are currently recruiting for experienced Aircraft Trimmers for our client based in Brisbane.
  • Certificate IV in Aero skills (or equivalent)     
  • More than 5 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in aviation      
  • Ability to pass a full security clearance     
  • Full working rights in Australia

Successful candidates must be locally based or willing to relocate and have the ability to work in Australia.
This role offers an ongoing casual engagement with a good salary package.
The main responsibility of the Aircraft trimmer will be to maintain a high standard of the aircraft cabin interior.

You will be required to perform regular inspections of the aircraft interior to check fabric panels, safety belts, carpets and curtains to ensure they meet passenger comfort and safety standards.
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LAME B2 - Papua New Guinea - 2032541

Aircraft Structural Contractors are currently recruiting for a B2 LAME to work for our aviation client based at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Must be licenced on ATR
Be available 28th April - June 30th.
Current Human Factors
Current Passport with 6 months validity.
Great Rates
Flight time included
Some Meals provided
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Aircraft Maitenance Engineers - Structures and Mechanical - Brisbane Airport QLD, Australia - 209335

Aircraft Structural Contractors currently have a large requirement for AME – Mechanical and Structures Contractors, to join our Brisbane client.

Details of this contract are:

38 hours per week on an ongoing casual role.
Roster/ Shift: 5 x days a week (Mon – Fri) doing rotational shifts – Day shift: 0700 – 1500; Night Shift: 1500 – 2300; Overtime available if required.


  • Australian Trade Cert IV
  • Country Wide ASIC
  • Standard Toolkit
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Aircraft Mechanical Engineers - Structures - Brisbane QLD, Australia - 2032696

Aircraft Structural Contractors are currently looking for AME - Structures, for a 11+ week contract in Brisbane, Qld, Australia.

Contractors will be required to work up to 60 hours on a rotating roster 0700-1500 or 1500-2300 Monday to Friday.

Open to Australian and New Zealand Residents only.

Contract is due to start on the 2nd of March through to the end of May 2020.
Cert IV - Aeroskills Structures
Human Factors - or willing to obtain
Current Australia Wide ASIC - or willing to obtain
Ability to pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol screen
Return Airfares - flights from your home to Brisbane
Accommodation in a self contained apartment with your own facilities.
Transport supplied.

*Conditions Apply
Great Rates starting at $50 AUD per hour, up to $60 per hour for shift.
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Aircraft Maintenance Engineers - Brisbane Airport QLD, Australia - 2032674

Aircraft Structural Contractors are currently recruiting for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to work for our aviation client based at Brisbane Airport - QLD.

This opportunity involves heavy maintenance activities of a fleet of A330 and 737.

Excellent working environment and self-development opportunities.

Mechanical x 10
Composites x 2
To be considered for this role, you must possess the following:

Full Trade Qualification: Certificate IV in Aeroskills
• Relevant experience in aircraft maintenance (line and heavy maintenance)
• Airline background is highly desirable
• Willingness to work on a rotating roster
• Ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
• Full working rights for Australia
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