Australia-South Australia-Adelaide
Date Posted
16 Jun 2019
The Role

Working from within a team of tight-knit and multi-disciplinary aerospace engineers, your mission is to design and develop repairs and modifications for our fleet of civil aircraft. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

This role will see you working on both large and small design projects on our B717, Dash 8 and Challenger 604 aircraft.  Specifically, you will be:

  • Designing modifications and repairs for Cobham’s aircraft fleet
  • Performing analysis and assessments to show compliance with relevant aircraft and/or legislative design standards
  • Carrying out technical editing and second checking of modifications and repairs
  • Liaising with manufacturers (Boeing, BAe Systems, Bombardier) as required
  • Support your team-mates by conducting “second checking” of modifications and repairs.

Skills, Experience and Attributes

Ideally, we’re looking for someone who possesses:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Aerospace, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with repair design through paid employment, university immersion programs or volunteer exposure
  • Tenacity and the ability to provide practical and sound solutions to engineering-related issues
  • The ability to confidently communicate engineering solutions to a wide audience, using multiple communication mediums.

Employee safety and well-being are important at Cobham.  Therefore, a pre-employment medical, along with ad-hoc and routine medical assessments will be conducted during your career with us.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in Australia.
The Company

Cobham Aviation Services (CAvS) is Australia’s largest provider of contract aviation services, employing 1,300 people nationally. It forms part of Cobham Plc’s global operations across the US, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa.


Cobham Plc is a leading global technology and services innovator, known and respected for delivering solutions to the most challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean through advanced electronic solutions, outsourced aviation services, communications and connectivity and mission systems.

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Australia-South Australia-Adelaide
Cobham Aviation Services AUS
Bree Downs-Woolley
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