Job Description

The Opportunity

We are now recruiting for a Contract Avionics Aircraft Maintenance Engineer based at Amberley.

As a BDA Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for supervising and maintaining Aircraft systems and servicing requirements. This will include undertaking Aircraft trades activities in support of Wedgetail 737 AEW&C aircraft and Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services – Amberley. This will include modification, maintenance, manufacture, and/or assembly activities for Aircraft and Aircraft Component maintenance.


This role involves the following key responsibilities:

  • Carrying out maintenance and modifications IAW the applicable Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE).
  • Ensuring that all maintenance activities are incorporated IAW approved processes and procedures.
  • Completion of assigned tasks by undertaking a variety of trade level activities, requiring the application of post-trade qualifications and/or experience in the relevant trade category in accordance with the appropriate documentation (planning documents, engineering drawings, etc).


BDA requires all applicants to be able to demonstrate the following essential qualifications:

  • Hold an Aviation Cert IV in Avionics trade qualification.
  • Be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Aviation Quality Assurance (QA) procedures and the DASR 145 Aircraft maintenance regulatory framework
  • Meet the security requirements of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITARS)
  • Hold a C class driver’s license

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience as an AME within an aircraft maintenance environment
  • Prior experience in the 737 or E7A Wedgetail Aircraft maintenance environment
  • 737 type courses
  • Be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures

“The Boeing Company offers a wide range of career opportunities; as a Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) employee, you’re part of the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. For all of the Boeing Company’s 160,000 people around the world, we encourage movement within the organization; our aim is to nurture our existing employees and to help your career take off.

Boeing has implemented a new COVID-19 Vaccination Policy in Australia that requires all new Boeing Australia hires to show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved medical exemption by 3 December 2021. For Victorian-based employees, the compliance date is 26 November 2021.

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

If you are ready to join an innovative industry leader and would like to register your interest in working for Boeing, please click Apply Now.

Please note, this role will be shortlisted in January 2022, we appreciate your patience.