Aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer

  • Company:
    New Zealand Army
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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What you will do
You will be responsible for developing, implementing, promulgating and maintaining Aircraft Structural Integrity Programmes (ASIPs) for specific NZDF aircraft fleets. The Aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer also provides Aircraft Structural Integrity related advice and recommendations to the wider Royal New Zealand Air Force.
What We Need

You will hold a Tertiary qualification in Engineering which is relevant to this role (Aeronautical/Mechanical). Previous structural experience in Aeronautical/Aviation is highly desirable.
Alongside this you’ll be able to:

  • Effectively research and analyse complex, technical information;
  • Develop solutions to technical problems;
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Communicate confidently and clearly;
  • Have a keen eye for detail and enjoy reading the fine print.
  • Who We Are
    The purpose of the Structural Integrity team is to ensure NZDF aircraft remain structurally airworthy throughout their service life. This involves creation, dissemination and management of a programme that ensures operations can be conducted safely whilst minimising life cycle costs and maintaining aircraft availability. Additionally, the Structural Integrity team provide Subject Matter Expertise in the fields of aircraft structures, aeronautical materials science, fatigue, corrosion, Aircraft Structural Integrity Management and various other structural technologies. 
    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
    Why Us
    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.
    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

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  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture.