AW139 B1.3/B2 Base Engineers – Australia

[Application deadline is 17 November 2023. /Admin]

Queensland Police Service

Base Engineer

Company: Queensland Police Service
Posted: 17 hours ago
Archerfield, Brisbane QLD
Aerospace Engineering (Engineering)
Government – State (Government & Defence)
Competitive remuneration package to be negotiated


About us:

The Aviation Capability Group (ACG) deliver sustainable, effective, innovative and efficient frontline aviation services, to deliver safe and secure communities. Our employees are highly motivated, self-driven leaders who understand our business and are committed to delivering exceptional service to our customers.

Information about QPS:

The Queensland Police Service employs staff members in a wide range of roles across the state. These roles offer a rewarding career that provides vital assistance to front line officers and policing services across the state and to the Queensland community. We are committed to delivering a healthy, safe, positive and inclusive workplace with a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.

Key Accountabilities

Your Key Accountabilities will include:

• Maintain QPS Aircraft ensuring all engineering, safety and Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) requirements are adhered to.
• Carry out maintenance as directed, monitor and report safety issues and complete applicable aircraft records.
• Supervise subcontracted maintenance staff and provide engineering support to other bases when required by the Engineering Manager.
• Train, educate and certify pilots in maintenance and role equipment functions.
• Ensure in conjunction with the Engineering Manager that base engineering financial expenditure and administrative procedures are effectively and efficiently managed.
• Undertake and support operational duties during emergencies and disasters as necessary.

Mandatory requirements:

• Possess a current CASA Avionics B2 and/or Mechanical B1.3 Part 66 Licence
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in rotary wing maintenance.

Highly desirable:

• Possess a CASA Part 66 B1.3 and/or B2 AW139 Type rating with no exclusions
• Possess a CASA Part 66 B1.1 and/or B2 B300 Type rating with no exclusions
• Hold a Category C Part 66 Licence
• Experience using Gannet or similar CMMS
• Experience with HUMS
• EMS Helicopter Experience


• Possess a CASA Part 66 B1.3 or B1.1 and/or B2 licence on twin engine aircraft
• Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
• Heavy maintenance experience

Special Conditions

In compliance with CASA Drug and Alcohol Management Plan requirements, the preferred applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment testing and participate in the QGAir Drug and Alcohol Management Program.

Intrastate travel may be required.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/523926/23

Closing Date: Friday, 17th November 2023

Source: Seek