Aircraft Technician – Power Plant Workshop

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Aircraft Technician is responsible for carrying out maintenance tasks on Emirates and third-party aircraft components in accordance with laid down procedures and regulations. The Aircraft Technician will work as part of a team under the direction and guidance of the assigned Licensed Aircraft Engineer within the trade disciplines for which they have been trained.


– To carry out routine aircraft/engine/component servicing/ maintenance and/or approved structural repairs compliant with manufacturers’ procedures whilst observing all safety procedures.

– To complete any component replacement and other maintenance activities as directed by the immediate supervisor. This will include the ability to obtain and understand Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), Illustrated Parts catalog (IPC), Component Maintenance Manual (CMM), or other approved documentation required to carry out this task.

– Assist Licensed Aircraft Engineers in troubleshooting, defect rectifications, and carrying out modifications while also performing instructions contained in the job cards.

– Participate and promote in creating a safety culture in an effort to minimize accidents and highlight deficiencies/failures that can lead to such accidents. Ensure all work locations are kept clean and excellent housekeeping conditions are maintained. This includes being aware of and communicating safety shortfalls. To avoid FOD will be vigilant in ensuring work areas (including the ramp), vehicles, stands, and lockers, and that toolboxes are regularly audited, maintained, and kept clean.

– Should be fully conversant with airport safety regulations including holding and maintaining an airport driving permit. Should be fully conversant with airport maneuvering area requirements and be able to comply.

– Work closely with supervisor, through the PM review system to agree on development plans including training, strengths and weaknesses, and time frames for completion. Grooming standards are maintained and attendance is to be maintained.

– Ensure prompt attendance to all allocated tasks with the intent to maximize the ground time and avoid operational delays/disruptions. This will include obtaining aircraft/ component status briefs from LAEs/ reports and preparing accordingly. Should be able to communicate any aircraft/ component/ structural defects found to the LAE in an expedient manner and ensure during shift handovers all required information is clearly passed to the staff taking over before leaving the said aircraft/ workshop.

– Ensure that all components are inspected, maintained, repaired, overhauled, and/ or modified in accordance with the approved documents, procedures, and manuals (CMMs, SRMs, etc.) complying with the requirements of Emirates Airline, component manufacturers, and the Airworthiness Authorities.

– On completion of all work carried out on components, ensure the information is recorded and that all records are forwarded to the relevant sections for the appropriate action and record keeping. – Ensure the correct tools, general equipment, and test equipment are being used to accomplish component-related tasks.

– Ensure the Engines/components or Auxiliary Power Units (APU) are maintained In Accordance With (IAW) the approved documentation issued by approved authorities ensuring compliance is maintained to the latest revisions applicable to Technical Publications e.g. Engines documentation, Technical Notices, Quality Notices, EPMs …etc.

– To carry out disassembly/assembly and/or modification, repairs, refurbishment, and detailed inspection, testing, and certification of Engines/modules/APU as per Engine manual.

– To control and maintain proper records of all inspections/ certification/ repair documents/testing of every engine/ component or APU worked on.

– To ensure only proper and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) recommended tools, equipment (balancing and Grinding machine), and test equipment are used to accomplish the task.

Qualifications & Experience

Engineering.Other: 5+ Years Vocational or Diploma (12+2 or equivalent): National / Higher National Diploma (12+2 or equivalent) or Apprenticeship in Mechanical, Electronic, Avionics, or Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent training with a reputable airline or an approved maintenance organization. Experience post-basic training in an Aircraft Maintenance environment or 5+ years experience in Structures or Component Maintenance for the applicable workshop. Knowledge/Skills: Must be able to hold a valid Airport Driving Permit. Safety Sensitive role: Yes Details of Safety Sensitive role: ENA Working at height: Yes Exposure to hazardous energy systems: Yes Heavy lifting: Yes Working in areas with motorized mobile equipment: Yes Work in confined spaces: Yes Contact with contaminations materials (Humans/Animals/Chemicals): Yes Contact with dangerous goods: Yes Work in an extremely noisy environment: Yes Work in the heat: Yes Working with pressurized substances: Yes Exposure to fixed protruding sharp objects: Yes Exposure to contact with moving/falling objects: Yes

Salary & Benefits

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund. It has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1= Dh3.66. Besides travel benefits normally associated with an airline, more information on employee benefits is available within the ‘Working Here’ section of this site. By viewing the ‘Dubai Lifestyle’ section on the site you can also consider the benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.