Job Summary: The Lead Fleet Engineer will be responsible for the compliance on all CAR-OPS 1 and CAR M requirements in order to ensure the continuing airworthiness and to maintain the aircraft safety standard.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Report to the Fleet Manager and responsible for the compliance on all CAR-OPS 1 and CAR M requirements in order to ensure the continuing airworthiness and to maintain the aircraft safety standard.
Review, incorporation and follow up on all airframe, avionics, structures and components related Airworthiness Directives and mandatory Service Bulletins on the Etihad Airways Fleet to ensure that all mandatory modifications are properly assessed, decided, all the related EOs and ADRs are issued and complied in a timely manner to maintain aircraft airworthiness and safety standards
Evaluate reliability data, perform root cause analysis and develop corrective action plans. Work with OEMs, MROs and internal departments to improve the fleet reliability, on-time performance and reduce cost
Create business cases for modifications and facilitate decision making in the Modification Review Committee
Compile Engineering Orders, Special Checks and Additional Engineering Requirements for the purpose of modification, aircraft status assessment for reliability and safety issues and to ensure accomplishment of additional work to resolve technical issues
Support technical projects (e.g. EIS, end of aircraft lease, modification projects)
Recommend amendments to maintenance programs and procedures to reduce maintenance and operations costs by avoiding delays, technical incidents, unscheduled maintenance, AOGs, etc
Provide support to the contracts department for maintenance contract reviews and warranty claims
Ensures that all TFU/FTD/SIL/SL are reviewed on regular basis and related advisories are issued
Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with internal processes and procedures
Encourages colleagues and is actively involved in the promotion of a positive reporting culture, by reporting any unsafe acts, unsafe conditions or safety risks
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should have tertiary qualifications that meet the eligibility requirements for membership as a charted engineer (e.g. Bachelor degree in the field of Aeronautical, Mechanical or Electrical/Electronics engineering)
Five years of Avionics experience in Aircraft Engineering, Maintenance Control or Aircraft Maintenance
Formal knowledge in aircraft systems engineering and B777 at least Level 2 3 type training course.
Familiar with GCAA Part M/CAR M and Part 145 regulations and valid regulatory training for Human Factors, Fuel Tank Safety, EWIS, Part M/CAR M, ETOPS and SMS.
Experience in operating the Maintenance Information System CMRO. Experience in AMOS will be an added advantage.
Etihad Airways is an award winning, global aviation group and the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Our goal is to be a truly 21st century global airline, challenging and changing the established conventions of airline hospitality. Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2015 carried 17.4 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to or has announced plans to serve 116 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of around 120 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with approximately 200 aircraft on firm order, including 66 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777Xs, 62 Airbus A350s and five Airbus A380s.