Boeing is Hiring Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Mechanical – Apply Now

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RAAF Base Amberley
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The Opportunity

The Boeing MQ28 – is a globally-significant program that will deliver a disruptive advantage to support Defence operational capabilities. Developed in partnership with the Royal Australian Air Force, it is the first military combat aircraft to be designed, manufactured and assembled in Australia in 50 years.

We are seeking an experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Mechanical, AME based at RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland to support this exciting opportunity.

Additionally, this position may also support other exciting programs at Amberley including : C-17A Globemaster, F/A-18F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and E-7A Wedgetail.


The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is responsible for the maintenance, modification, servicing, inspection, testing and troubleshooting of aircraft systems, associated components and associated equipment within the scope of their applicable: trade; qualifications; training; competency; and, Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) authorization(s).

The AME completes assigned tasks by undertaking a variety of AMO aircraft maintenance activities, sign-off, and Certification of those aircraft maintenance activities in accordance with the appropriate Authorised Maintenance Data (AMD). These maintenance activities require the application of trade qualifications and experience in the relevant trade category. Additionally, the aircraft maintenance activities may require the application of post-trade qualifications and experience.

AME conducting Certification are required to interpret Instruction for Continuing Airworthiness (ICA) airworthiness limitations from within AMD and apply them to the assessment of defects and imperfections.


We are looking for the successful applicant that meets the following criteria:

Essential Criteria

  1. Minimum 12 months experience as a fully qualified maintainer
  2. Certificate IV in Aeroskills Mechanical qualification
  3. Ability to obtain and maintain a Dept of Defence security clearance, at the required level for the role
  4. Ability to obtain and maintain the security requirements for International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITARS) clearance
  5. Ensuring compliance to 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE)
  6. Ability to read, interpret, speak and write fluently in English
  7. Demonstrated computer (and related technology) literacy
  8. Demonstrate competence to seek and hold delegated authorities under the DASR 145 Aircraft Maintenance Regulatory Framework
  9. Demonstrated knowledge of aviation: quality assurance procedures; maintenance / modification procedures; and, AMD and ICA documentation

About us

The Boeing Company offers a wide range of career opportunities; as a Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) employee you’ll be a part of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft.

Boeing Defence Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary, helping to shape the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation’s most important sustainment programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us will see you surrounded by opportunities for training and development to achieve your full potential, exposure to interesting and innovative projects in Boeing Defence Australia.


At Boeing we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and innovative workplace, all applicants are encouraged to apply.


  1. The opportunity to work on multiple BDA supported aircraft
  2. Generous study assistance
  3. Career development and progression opportunities
  4. Competitive remuneration package under BDA’s Enterprise Agreement
  5. Employee Assistance Program
  6. Access discounts for health insurance, travel and accommodation
  7. Paid Parental Leave, Defence Reservist Leave, Gender Affirmation Leave and First Nation Cultural Leave
  8. Join social and community groups and explore opportunities to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs and initiatives focusing on STEM engagements.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply


Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

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