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Base Aircraft Technician :; Etihad Airways

Base Aircraft Technician - Fixed Term Contractor
Date: 28-Mar-2017
Location: United Arab Emirates

Let your career take off with the World’s Leading Airline, Etihad Airways. Work in the forefront of the aviation industry, with the largest commercial MRO services provider in the Middle East.

We are pleased to announce an incredibly exciting opportunity to join the Production team as a Contractor . As Aircraft Technician Base Maintenance – Fixed Term Contractor, you will add immediate value by performing maintenance activities, certification in accordance with EY authorization and support Aircraft Engineers on all aspects of maintenance carried out on aircraft(s).

This role is a fixed term contract for 36 months, renewable for another term or the possibility to move into a permanent role, which will unlock opportunities for you, enabling you to further develop your expertise within a progressive culture where a huge emphasis is placed on investing in the best talent.


Policies and Procedures
Follow all relevant policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
Day-to-Day Operations
Implement the day-to-day standard operations assigned to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures. Refer to supervisor for complex tasks which may require exceptions to procedures
Safety, Quality &Environment
Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment


Ensure Maintenance is performed at the highest level in accordance with relevant technical Data and in that respect keeps him/herself updated on current and new Technical and Quality Notices issued also general/technical information.
Ensure maximum attention is given to on time performance, by assuring that all materials, tooling and equipment along with associated documentation is prepared in advance to the task in hand.
Inform and consult with LAE as required to enable LAE to maintain a complete overview of Aircraft.
Maintains a FOD free working area and cleans up bay area before and after work.
Develop one self and increase Aircraft knowledge with ultimate goal for further career development. Accepts appropriate training that will enable a more effective contribution
Be proactively involved in all Health and Safety matters.
Promote a reporting culture that aligns with the companies’ ethos.
Ensures that all unused serviceable and unserviceable items are returned to stores with the correct label attached.
Ensures any tooling or equipment used is duly cleaned and returned in serviceable condition, or clearly labeled if defective.

Minimum valid aircraft maintenance course certificate.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience of which 2 years should be within Base maintenance.

Excellent knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations
Excellent knowledge of aviation regulations (UAE GCAA , EASA and FAA)

About Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2015 carried 17.4 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to or has announced plans to serve 116 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of around 120 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with approximately 200 aircraft on firm order, including 66 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777Xs, 62 Airbus A350s and five Airbus A380s.

Etihad Airways holds equity investments in airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Jet Airways, Virgin Australia, and Swiss-based Darwin Airline, trading as Etihad Regional. Etihad Airways, along with airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Etihad Regional, Jet Airways and NIKI, also participate in Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand that brings together like-minded airlines to offer customers more choice through improved networks and schedules and enhanced frequent flyer benefits.  For more information, please visit: www.etihad.com