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Overhaul Engineer

New Zealand

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: DoE
Category: Licensed Engineers & Mechanics
Job Reference: CD2135
Posted: February 4, 2020

Oaklands Global is currently recruiting multiple Overhaul Engineers on behalf of our established Rotary client based in New Zealand.


  • Conduct routine maintenance of company and customer helicopters in line with engineering procedures, in accordance with the requirements of part 145 and as approved by CAA
  • Identify, document and resolve (as required) helicopter defects, to ensure when released to service they are safe, airworthy and in accordance with requirements
  • Document, process and maintain all maintenance documentation to ensure business processes are adhered to and an accurate audit trail is maintained
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork required to certify all work carried out and to ensure general business processes are completed
  • Understand all relevant aircraft publications, company documentation, drawings and blueprints to ensure that information is interpreted correctly
  • Provide sound and expert trouble shooting advice and best in industry solutions when resolving issues and faults
  • Authorise all work functions carried out IAW Part 145
  • Exposition and Standard Practise Instructions as per delegations and authority
  • Report any identified risks and hazards to supervision immediately
  • Comply with all relevant company, NZCAA, EASA, and FAA regulations and requirements
  • Other inter-departmental tasks as required
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for process and systems improvement. Work with the team and other relevant parties to develop and execute improvements
  • Effectively act to resolve issues to satisfaction of clients and business associates through agreed company values
  • Build and maintain sound and positive relationships with customers, suppliers, colleagues and stakeholders
  • Deliver exceptional customer service outcomes, both internally and externally
  • Ensure a customer centric approach to all operations
  • Gain and maintain the necessary knowledge, skills and ratings for the helicopters you are expected to maintain
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry, regulatory and legislative knowledge
  • Identify and/or attend relevant training courses (including safety related training) and seminars
  • Mentor and support team members in developing their skills and knowledge


  • Must be an experienced Licensed Aviation Mechanical Engineer (at least 5 years post qualification) with relevant engine ratings or the ability to gain ratings
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively with colleagues across departments to ensure the best outcomes for the business and for customers
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and task organisational skills, with the ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Sets high standards for own performance, demonstrates enthusiasm for the job and takes responsibility for successfully completing tasks.
  • Proactive and focussed on continual improvement
  • Safety focused and able to drive a safety culture within the team
  • Helicopter type ratings: BK117, AS355, group 2 rotorcraft, LTS101, RR250, Arriel

Package Offer

  • Salary DoE
  • Benefits
  • Relocation package / Allowance
  • Sponsorship for entry into New Zealand

 Why work with Oaklands Global?

 Oaklands Global has 50 years combined experience supporting candidates at all levels to help identify and secure their next position. At Oaklands Global we manage all applications with the upmost professionalism and confidentiality.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you, please apply today to Callum Devaney in confidence.

Whether your profile is shortlisted to the next step of the application process or not, we will keep you informed by telephone or by email.

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