Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Maintenance Program Engineer Job at Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi

Job Title:    Maintenance Program Engineer
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi
Employer:    Etihad Airways
Department:    Maintenance

About Us
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has in just ten years established itself as the world’s leading airline. “Etihad” is the Arabic word for “union”.

Set up by Royal (Amiri) Decree in July 2003, Etihad commenced commercial operations in November, 2003, and has gone on to become the fastest growing airline in the history of commercial aviation.

Job Description:
The Maintenance Program Engineer is responsible to analyze the Etihad Maintenance Programs for their effectiveness and optimization along with the associated procedures in order to meet the GCAA CAR M requirement in this context. He will evaluate the reliability data, in-service experience and maintenance findings to achieve this target. He will also be responsible to ensure that all modifications and configuration changes affecting AMP are duly incorporated in the AMP’s in time.

Job Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications that meet the eligibility requirements for membership as a charted engineer (e.g. Bachelor degree in the field of Aeronautical, Mechanical or Electrical/Electronics Engineering).

  •     Minimum 5 years job-related experience.
  •     Strong background and skills in computer literacy, aircraft systems and components, regulatory requirements, and a thorough understanding of MSG-3 logic.

Training & Knowledge:
  •     Formal training in Maintenance program development and optimization, project management.  Type course of an aircraft operated by Etihad is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:
  •     Strong interpersonal skills and social competence, team player; self-starter; strong communications skills, creative and innovative to always be one step ahead; decisive and firm, but fair in agreeing targets; analytical and modeling intelligence and strategic thinking; business intelligence and applications management; strong presentation skills.

Job Responsibilities:
  •     Analysis and evaluate customized AMP’s for aircraft operated by Etihad Airways. Regularly monitor the changes in aircraft utilization and aircraft configuration and recommend changes in maintenance program. Assure timely incorporation of the changes into customized AMP’s of Etihad aircraft.
  •     Optimization and escalation of Maintenance Inspection intervals.Implement the process and procedure for systematic review of maintenance findings and adjustment of maintenance intervals in light of these. Implement the processes for Maintenance programs to be customized and optimized on the basis of RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance). Recommend changes into the Maintenance Programs to the management for review and approval.
  •     Coordination with all internal and external stakeholders. Setup and maintain constant communication with Maintenance Providers, airframe manufacturers, Regulatory Authorities and internal stakeholders to closely monitor changes in the source documents, governing regulations, modification plans and operational procedures. Communicate clearly any effect and/or risks in the context of Maintenance Programs and initiate appropriate actions.
  •     Report Project Status in a professional manner. Provide meaningful reports to Etihad Management on a regular basis as well as specific ones on request.
  •     Monitors changes in aircraft configurations and its impact upon maintenance program. Analyse any impact of the modifications and configuration changes and recommend changes and ensure timely incorporation into the AMP.Monitors the results of CPCP, Structural and Sampling inspections to adjust the AMP’s accordingly.
  •     Management of any Technical projects, as directed by the Manager Aircraft Maintenance Programs. Carry out a review on all project documentation within the timeframe specified by Manager Aircraft Maintenance Programs. Make recommendations to ensure that all engineering and maintenance requirements are appropriately negotiated and documented.
  •     Recommend amendments in Etihad technical procedures related to Maintenance Programs. Recommend and develop clear and efficient procedures for management and control of the AMP optimization. Ensure that the procedures are up to date and reflect any changes in technology, organizations, processes and management requirements.

Deadline Date: 14/04/2014