Airport, Operations, Management, Office, operations

Lead Technical Services Engineer Powerplants

Last updated: 2 months ago
Expires: 1 month ago
Job Role:
Airport, Operations, Management, Office, operations
Aircraft type:
Hong Kong

Job description

Role Introduction


Reports To: Technical Services Manager (Powerplants)

Departments: Eng- Engineering

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager (Powerplants) and responsible for delivering operational excellence in support of the airline vision to become one of the world’s greatest service brands by ensuring the Cathay Pacific Fleet is safe, compliant, reliable, on-time and defect-free.

Key Responsibilities


The Technical Services section is responsible for Engineering activities related to the airworthiness, safety, reliability, operational disruption and commercial cost effectiveness of all aircraft types operated by Cathay Pacific Airways and its customer airlines.

Responsible for:

  • Deputizing for the Technical Services Manager in his/her absence.
  • Supporting the Technical Services Manager in ensuring fulfilment of the section's responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Coordinating the team workload and maintaining an oversight of the work quality and standards.
  • Provide the operation with specialist technical support.
  • Driving continuous improvement, processes and procedures.
  • Manage technical investigations and implement corrective actions.
  • Managing Engine/APU OEM technical relationships to ensure they effectively support the Engineering Vision and Goals.
  • Keeping abreast of industry best practice ideas and developments - adopting these where appropriate.
  • Development of engine/component maintenance and workscopes.
  • Ensuring that new joiners to the team are mentored and developed to be competent engineers.

Using Reliability Centred Maintenance Philosophy to:

  • ensuring an efficient effective maintenance programme to be safe, compliant and consistently achieve optimal levels of aircraft availability at the lowest cost
  • manage operational key drivers and KPI’s
  • review and develop the aircraft maintenance program
  • review OEM documentation and industry best practices




  • Typically a minimum of 8 years' experience in Engineering role.
    Degree in Engineering or aerospace discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Strong engine OEM experience and/or direct Powerplants experience within an airline preferred.
  • Holder of (or capable of obtaining) Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) position in an HKAR-21 subpart J Design Organisation.
  • Strong supplier management experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to interact and influence across Engineering sections, OEMs, other operators, industry experts and regulators.

Application Deadline: 11 April 2023

Personal & Application Information


Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We will use strictly personal data provided by job applicants in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.

Please note that with effect from 1 June 2022 onwards, all Cathay employees and contractors who work in Cathay City and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong must have received a third dose of COVID 19 vaccine. Being tested regularly for COVID-19 is not an option. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons