Line Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Location: Muscat, OmanThales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that controls the world’s largest commercial aircraft. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters, and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference. Thales has been present in Oman for over 35 years and with over 135 employees to date, we are growing rapidly. Our new Airport site office and Muscat Grand Mall office highlight our ambition to increase local operational capabilities. In 2010 we supplied navigation systems to 5 airports, modernizing Oman’s navigation surveillance capabilities and increasing flight safety. An increase in air traffic growth has led to the crucial need for modernization of Oman’s transport infrastructure, Thales is providing security solutions for Oman’s largest infrastructure project, Muscat International Airport, and for Salalah Airport in Oman’s second-largest city.

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The Line Maintenance Technician reports to Line Maintenance Supervisor. The jobholder is accountable to perform the IFE checks, Content, and/or Software loading as scheduled/planned and providing identification, trouble-shooting, and rectification of IFE defects. He/She will be working following the shift pattern including night shifts.


  • Perform IFE checks, Content loading, Software loading, and/or any IFE task as scheduled
  • Identify necessary actions to restore functional acceptance, which may require the removal and replacement of defective line replaceable modules and/or cabling/consumable parts
  • Communicate and interface with Line Maintenance Technician Lead on duty
  • Report task completion or deferral
  • Ensure work is carried out in compliance with company, health and safety, and airport procedures and regulations
  • Ensure the best use of resources (parts, tools, equipment, vehicles,..) is made
  • Ensures that all unused serviceable and unserviceable items are returned to stores with the correct part tag attached
  • Maintains equipment and premises in a serviceable, clean, and safe condition
  • Remain up-to-date on new Technical Notices, Quality Notices issued, and general and technical information
  • Ensure appropriately worn equipment is provided by the company for health and safety reasons
  • Report any abnormalities on test equipment made available to his supervisor on duty


  • Previous experience in commercial aircraft maintenance for at least 2 years is highly preferable


  • Higher National Diploma or Extended Diploma in Aerospace Engineering or equivalent
  • Hold an NCAA approved Aircraft Engineer License or EASA is preferable
  • Hold a valid driving license is mandatory


  • Knowledge of electronic and troubleshooting generally acquired through commercial aviation or technical school education
  • Good oral and written skills in English