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Aircraft Engineer - Los Angeles

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Location : Los Angeles, California

Reports To : Engineering Manager, LAX

Key Responsibilities:

·         Perform transit inspection and daily inspection of company and third party aircraft, with the assistance of Contract Mechanics.

·         Perform rectification of airframe, engines, avionics and cabin systems defects on company and third party aircraft, with the assistance of Contract Mechanics.

·         Issue Certificate of Release to Service on and third party company aircraft

·         Perform troubleshooting on recurring defects to assist Head office engineering to rectify these defects at main base.

·         Supervise Contract Mechanics in the performance of their tasks on company aircraft.

·         Ensure all safety guidelines and procedures are followed at all times.

·         Supervision and certification of all maintenance tasks on all company aircraft undergoing Long-Term Storage in Marana Station.

·         Perform data entry for all work done on company aircraft during shift.

·         Assist in the periodic training of Contract Mechanics.

·         Perform maintenance and update of technical library, tooling and special equipment.

·         Perform requisitions of replacement aircraft spares, inspect incoming spares, pack and ship used spares, dispatch used spares to Head office, and complete all documentation associated with the usage of and replenishment of aircraft spares and materials.

·         Perform relief engineer duties at other North America stations or other overseas stations when required.

·         Perform any other tasks as required by the Engineering Manager.

·         Shift duties required at nights, weekends and public holidays.

·         Flexible shift hours required to accommodate Operation requirements and schedules.




·         Holder of HK CAD HKAR66 B1.1 license or equivalent.

·         Must have type endorsements or hold Approvals on B777-300ER/GE90 and B747-400F/RB-211/PW4000.  Approvals on B747-400F/CF6-80 and 748F would be an added advantage.

·         Superior independent work capabilities.

·         Ability to handle extremely stressful situations

·         Be able to use a PC and various office programs.

·         Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  No sponsorship is available for this position.



Email application to usajobs@cathaypacific.com or fax to 415-848-2049.


We thank all candidates, however, only those who are short listed will be contacted.


Cathay Pacific Airways Limited is an equal opportunity employer.