Qantas Group

Line Maintenance Manager, Engineering

Qantas Group - Posted 17 days ago
$99k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Line Service Supervisor salary records


Sydney, NSW

1 year
Company size
30k employees

Airport:  Sydney Intl (SYD)

Line Service Supervisor Job description

Join the Jetstar team at a pivotal moment in our history as we embark on a new era of low fares travel. As we emerge from the pandemic, the outlook for our domestic and international flying is very strong and our teams are excited to welcome our new A321LR Neo’s as we continue on our mission to offer all day, every day low fares so more people can fly to more places, more often. 

About our Engineering Team 

The Jetstar Engineering Team are at the forefront of delivering our superior safety standards.  They are responsible for ensuring the airworthiness of our fleet of aircraft, including completing all required maintenance that must be carried out on time and to approved standards to ensure they take to the skies safely.  At every stage, all maintenance needs to be documented, detailed records maintained, with aircraft parts ordered and available at all times.  

As part of our investment in our future, we have launched the Melbourne Engineering Precinct, which is the main maintenance hub of our network. Our team has the opportunity to work not only on Jetstar fleet, but customer aircraft – A320/21, B717 and A321 Freighter.   

The Opportunity

We are seeking experienced and passionate Leaders to join our Engineering AMO Leadership team in the role of Line Maintenance Manager.  With multiple positions available, this is the perfect time to commence in a new opportunity as we start fresh in 2023.  Apply now to find out more!

Reporting to the State Manager, you will play a critical role in delivery management to the daily operations of Jetstar’s Engineering Line Stations located in the State you will be based in. You will lead a team of Shift Supervisors and a team of dedicated engineers, providing coaching and mentoring whilst ensuring the ongoing safety and compliance of people and operations.  

As Line Maintenance Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing critical support to the State Manager for the ongoing safety and compliance of the AMO people and operations in accordance with the AMO exposition
  • Fostering a superior safety culture, including consultation with the team on safety matters, adherence to safe work practices including Fatigue Management Principles, safety inductions, leading investigations and implementation of post-incident/hazard identification action plans
  • Creating and maintaining a quality-focused culture, including ensuring team member compliance with JQ MOE and CASA Regulatory requirements, ensuring that all aircraft technical documentation is completed and distributed in accordance with policy and procedures, and carrying out ongoing quality monitoring of documentation and procedures.
  • Daily operational management, including managing aircraft schedule disruptions and recovery in consultation with MOC, management of daily unscheduled and planned maintenance, liaison with a variety of stakeholders such as maintenance planning, and participation in daily operation meetings
  • Managing shift rostering requirements including roster build, overtime management, fatigue management within roster build, ad-hoc call outs, inclusion of relevant allowances, correction and submission of shift timesheets.
  • Delivering strong leadership to a team of direct reports, with an emphasis on growth and development and team member engagement.

About you

  • Previous experience and passion for leading, coaching and mentoring a team of direct reports, ideally within the aviation industry
  • A desire for continuous improvement and are passionate about aviation
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing, operational environment
  • Flexibility to travel across our East Coast ports from time to time
  • Strength in problem solving and decision making, including the ability to consider the customer, cost, people and industrial impacts when proposing solutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the CASA regulatory framework (preferred)

What’s in it for you

  • Our team members enjoy access to unlimited heavily discounted fares to destinations all over the world – not only for team members, but for their favourite travel companions too. Our staff travel benefit includes discounts on airfares, accommodation, car hire and travel insurance for both domestic and international travel. Discounts can be used within the Jetstar Group airlines, Qantas and other partner airlines
  • Access to a range of salary packaging and leave benefits
  • As a member of the Qantas Group, you will have the opportunity to build a career across multiple functions, locations and airlines
  • Structured programs and resources to support your health and wellbeing and development
  • Talk to us about how we can make this role work flexibly for you such that you can achieve your potential

About Jetstar 

The Jetstar Group is one of the largest low-cost airline groups in the Asia Pacific by revenue and has flown more than 300 million passengers since it launched in 2004.  Collectively the Jetstar Group offers more than 5,000 (pre-COVID) flights a week to 58 destinations in 18 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region. The Group operates a fleet of more than 90 aircraft, including Airbus A320-200, Airbus A321 and Boeing 787-8.

Jetstar's mission is to offer all day, every day low fares to enable more people to fly to more places, more often.

Inclusion and Diversity

Jetstar is an equal opportunity employer, so by coming to work for us, you’ll be part of an organisation that encourages diversity, supports charities and environmental initiatives. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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