Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Unlicensed mechanic / Technician
  • Are you ready to embark on a new adventure Down Under? Take the stress out of Visas and relocation and let Qantas help you!  
  • Qualified, experienced Aircraft Maintenance Technicians required, explore exciting opportunities based in Australia  
  • Sponsorship and relocation assistance provided for eligible candidates and immediate family members -- opportunity to gain a TSS Visa (Subclass 482) – with a pathway to permanent residency for anyone who meets permanent residency eligibility criteria 
  • Permanent positions available in Melbourne – relocate to Australia and let your dreams take flight!  

Are you an Aircraft Maintenance Technician dreaming of a new adventure in the land Down Under? Australia beckons with its promise of endless opportunities and a vibrant lifestyle that perfectly complements your professional aspirations. Imagine working in a dynamic aviation industry surrounded by stunning landscapes, friendly locals, and a culture that celebrates diversity and innovation.  

Relocating to Australia as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician opens doors to a world of possibilities, where your skills are valued, and your career can soar to new heights. This exciting opportunity includes sponsorship not only for you but also for your immediate family members, ensuring that your loved ones can join you on this incredible journey. Additionally, relocation assistance is provided to help make your transition smooth and hassle-free. Embrace the chance to live and work in a country renowned for its quality of life, work-life balance, and commitment to excellence. Make your dream a reality and embark on a journey filled with excitement, growth, and unforgettable experiences in Australia.  

As a Qantas Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) you will be responsible for performing Aircraft Maintenance and rectification as per manufacturers’ and company specification to a high standard. You will be working with a range of specialist teams within our hangar environments, enabling you to provide excellent engineering standards on a solid foundation of safety, quality, reliability and service. 

Our Component Maintenance Services team is expanding, and we have multiple opportunities to work in a variety of areas including but not limited to Wheel and Brakes, Evacuation Systems, Avionics and our newly relocated Engines team.  We are looking for qualified AMEs (Mechanical, Avionic & Structures) or people who hold an Allied trade qualification. This opportunity is open to eligible candidates that are looking for sponsorship and relocation assistance to Australia. 

Engine and Component Maintenance Services team 

Engine Shop  

You will be removing and installing quick engine change and line replaceable components, managing storage of engine assets and rectification of engine related repairs for Qantas Group and customer airlines as per manufacturer/company specifications. 


You will be working in the Avionics department. You will be responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining the avionics components of our various aircraft fleet.

Wheel and Brakes 

You will be working in the Wheel and Brake Workshop. In this role, you will overhaul and repair wheels and brakes for Qantas Group and customer airlines. This includes disassembly, cleaning, inspecting, assembly, and testing of these essential components. 

Evacuation Systems 

You will be working in the Evacuation Systems Workshop (Aircraft slides and rafts). In this role you will be responsible for the repair, overhaul and maintenance of the latest aircraft evacuation equipment including slides, reservoirs and gas generators for Qantas Group and customer airlines.  


Working in the Non-Destructive Testing using an array of inspection methods to evaluate and collect data about a material, system, or component without permanently altering it.

ULD/Galley Carts

Working in the ULD/Galley Carts we will see you carrying out work in the Unit Load Devices (ULD) and Galley Cart workshop. This role will be responsible for delivering safe, cost effective, quality maintenance components to our aircraft.

Eligible criteria  

  • Have an aircraft maintenance technician trade qualification or equivalent, preferably under EASA or CASA regulations 
  • Relevant Aircraft Maintenance trade experience minimum 6 years (Mechanical, Structures or Avionics)   
  • Extensive Aircraft servicing experience on various aircrafts in a maintenance environment (advantageous)  
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Aircraft Maintenance procedures  
  • Commitment to all safe working practices and service standards  
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team  
  • Commitment to being customer focused with flexibility and willingness to undertake other reasonable duties as required  
  • Highly developed attention to detail  
  • Demonstrated high ethical/behaviour standards and self-discipline  
  • Ability to work shift work  
  • Meet all Visa requirements including English Language Proficiency with the ability to meet the English language requirements set by the Department of Home Affairs  

Please note that this opportunity is only available to qualified aircraft technicians that Carry a trade aircraft technician qualification preferably under EASA or CASA regulations. Relocation and visa sponsorship packages are offered to those that meet the specific requirements outlined in this advertisement. The TSS Visa, subclass 482 is a pathway to gaining permanent residency within Australia.  

Why Qantas?  

  • You’ll join a team where creativity and passion are encouraged. Our people come together to allow us to dream big and deliver successfully.  
  • There are many different opportunities across our team, which means you’ll be able to grow both personally and professionally at Qantas. Your development is a priority for us – so that you can maintain the high standards our customers have come to expect and can continue to develop over time. You’ll be supported from day 1 with on the job training and coaching as well as our formal training opportunities. While you may start in this role, we’ve got a great track record of supporting our people to take their career in so many different directions, the destinations are endless.   
  • The Qantas employee benefits program offers amazing benefits that extend well beyond travel.  
  • We love to travel: Enjoy heavily discounted air travel within Australia and across the globe, both for you and your family and friends, as well as exclusive deals on accommodation and holidays. 
  • We have flexible leave options: Make use of leave and flexible working opportunities including 18 weeks paid parental leave (plus superannuation payments on all paid and unpaid parental leave until your child turns 1) and additional purchased leave options for eligible employees.  
  • We’ll give you access to thousands of rewards: Through our partnerships we can offer you discounts across shopping, food and wine, insurance, health and wellbeing, leisure and entertainment. You can also take advantage of our salary packaging program including motor vehicles, eligible portable electronic devices and professional memberships.  
  • We’ll support your wellbeing: Whether it’s learning to better support your own and others’ mental health, our interactive wellbeing app or your very own tailored nutrition plan.  

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Qantas is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

Be a part of something special and play your part in the Qantas story – get in touch today. 

For more information about being a Qantas AME, use the link below: 


**Pay grade opportunities from Trade 8 -Trade 13** 

Required languages

  • English

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