Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.
With great vision and exciting plans, it takes talented people to build our leading business and this is your opportunity to be part of that journey!
B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Cairns MRO, QLD
Jet Aviation is a leading aviation maintenance organisation with a strong reputation for reliability and quality. We specialise in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of a diverse fleet of aircraft, including the Q400, DCH-8 Classics, ATR 42-72, and FOKKER 70/100. Our dedicated team of experts is committed to ensuring the safety and performance of our aircraft, while also delivering exceptional customer service.

Exciting Opportunity for B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers in Cairns!
  • Are you a skilled and passionate CASA B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?
  • Do you dream of working with a dynamic team in a stunning location? Look no further!
  • We have an incredible opportunity for you in Cairns, one of Australia's most breathtaking destinations.

At Jet Aviation, we take pride in our commitment to excellence and strive to provide the highest standards of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services. We are currently seeking talented professionals like you to join our team and contribute to our continued success.

Salary from AUD$94,500-$138,600 + Super + OT. The remuneration package is subject to change based on the skills, experience and relevant licence type ratings held by the applicant. 


As a B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the airworthiness of our maintained fleet. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on our aircraft.
  • Conducting inspections, troubleshooting, and repairs to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Collaborating with a team of skilled professionals to complete maintenance tasks efficiently.
  • Documenting maintenance activities accurately and ensuring all records are up-to-date.
  • Adhering to safety protocols and promoting a culture of safety throughout the organisation.

To excel in this role, we are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a valid Part 66 CASA License, International candidates are also welcome to submit their interest.
  • Experience working on Q400, DCH-8 Classics, ATR 42-72, and FOKKER 70/100 aircraft is preferred but not essential 
  • Possess excellent technical knowledge and proficiency in aircraft systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform maintenance tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Ms Kristie-Anne Maher