Technical and Engineering, Other Licensed (Non-EASA) Engineer


Last updated: 3 weeks ago
Expires: 1 week ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Other Licensed (Non-EASA) Engineer
Aircraft type:
Hong Kong

Job description

Reports to: Technical Services Manager (Powerplants)
Department: Engineering (ENG)

Role Introduction

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager (Powerplants) and responsible for delivering operational excellence in support of the airline’s 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: 

  • Provide the operation with specialist technical support
  • Driving continuous improvement, processes and procedures
  • Manage technical investigations and implement corrective actions
  • Conduct AD assessment and implement compliance mechanism
  • Manage aircraft modification configuration, justification and budget
  • Compile Off-wing engine and component work scope
  • Manage Engine OEM technical relationships to ensure they effectively support the Engineering Vision and Goals
  • Perform engines and APUs fleet technical management including removal forecast and shop visit plan
  • Perform defect management (e.g. ADD/RDF) 
  • Keeping abreast of industry best practice ideas and developments - adopting these where appropriate 
  • Representation of the HKAR-21 design organisation as a DE or CVE

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


  • Minimum 6 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) Design Engineer (DE) 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, OEM’s, other operators, industry experts and regulators.

Application deadline: 2 January 2023

Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly 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.