Aircraft Mechanic – Seaplanes

Full Time @ Qatar Airways Sector: Airline & Aviation
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 3, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

About the role:

As the world’s fastest-growing airline, with one of the youngest fleets of ultramodern aircraft in the sky, Qatar Airways is among the global aviation industry’s biggest success stories and has continued to successfully rebuild its global network to more than 150 destinations worldwide.

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Aircraft Mechanic – Seaplanes to be based in Doha, Qatar.

The Aircraft Mechanic will be responsible for the timely performance of all assigned scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities in accordance with the QCAA Regulations, QR Standards and procedure to the highest standards of practice to ensure safety of flight for all Amphibian / Seaplanes. In this role, you will carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on QR Aircraft and third party to the highest maintenance standards and safety in a cost-effective manner.

Specific responsibilities for the role include:

  • Perform assigned maintenance tasks in strict accordance with the technical documentation provided.
  • Plan and carry out assigned tasks in an effective manner by ensuring all required assistance, materials and tooling are on-hand to complete the task within the agreed timeframe
  • Perform inspections/tests of a/c systems, structure and power plants as per Technical documentation.
  • Through effective troubleshooting determine cause of a/c defects and resolve these defects quickly
  • Clearly communicate with the Lead Engineer status of work performed, any issues arising and provide constructive feedback/recommendations regarding any maintenance difficulties and troubleshooting.
  • Adjust, align and calibrate a/c systems using hand tools, gauges, instruments and test equipment.
  • Perform operational/functional tests, as well as rigging and adjustment of Power Plant systems and components using test equipment to determine serviceability and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Inspects power plants and other components for cracks, wear, damage, leaks or incorrect function.
  • Modify a/c structures, systems or components in accordance with Engineering Orders, Drawings and/or Technical Publications.
  • Assists in the Seaplane departures and arrivals
  • Performs additional tasks as required and instructed by the Lead Engineer.

About you

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • High School Qualification/ Vocational Qualification/ Diploma with minimum 3 years of job-related experience OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum 2 years of job-related experience.
  • Experience in Line and Base Maintenance activities.
  • A/C Type knowledge of Cessna Caravan 208B with floats preferred.
  • Experience with Power Plant PT6 and Propellers preferred.
  • Previous experience within VIP / VVIP Operation preferred.
  • Previous experience in Seaplane / Amphibian Operation.
  • In depth knowledge of aircraft maintenance fundamentals.
  • Ability to comprehend and implement instructions from Technical Manuals and Documents.
  • Capable of determining the most appropriate tools and equipment to perform the tasks.
  • Detail oriented to ensure very high standards of aircraft serviceability and appearance.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a Team.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

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