Reliability Engineer - Northern Territory

  • Sector: Engineers
  • Location: Australia
  • Job Ref: BH_420637

About Our Client

Proudly a 2023 HRD 5 Star Employer of Choice. For over 37 years, our client has been saving lives, speeding recovery and serving the community. They’re service-oriented, dedicated first and foremost to our patients, responsive and respectful of the needs of all stakeholders. They work in unity, integrating diverse teams across geographies to achieve our shared mission. Leading the way in delivering clinical and operational excellence whilst remaining agile, flexible and open to ideas, quick to serve, embrace change and adapt to new situations.

Our client operates with integrity, to the highest ethical standards and fairness to all. They’re profit for purpose. Funds earned and raised go back towards delivery of services, so our client can continue to respond above and beyond to the needs of their patients, communities and customers.

The role

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Reliability Engineer to join their dedicated Engineering team based in Darwin, Australia.

As a Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible to improve aircraft and component reliability via effective analysis of data and communication with aircraft and aircraft component manufacturers and repairers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and monitoring significant aircraft defects, recurring defects, dispatch reliability, and to highlight trends and identify root causes.
  • Maintaining history of all aircraft recurring defects and component strip reports, including all investigations carried out to determine cause of defect and corrective action.
  • Reviewing strip reports from manufacturers/repairers and providing history and document reports from reliability data and benchmark against industry standards.
  • Investigate premature component failures and providing solutions
  • Review aircraft parts for validation, interchangeability, and technical information
  • Compiling and reviewing data for Aviation Safety & Quality meetings
  • Produce reliability/serviceability reports (CASA & internal)
  • Report aircraft and engine data to the manufacturer
  • Develop and manage aircraft reliability programs
  • Produce reliability/serviceability reports (CASA & internal)
  • Review optional and recommended Service Bulletins for possible implementation.
  • Provide technical support to maintenance personnel (when required) for our client’s aircraft fleet.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with aircraft and aircraft component manufacturers and repairers.
  • Liaise with Part 21 organisations, STC holders, manufacturers, etc. and internal stakeholders for aircraft modifications

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess the following:


  • Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer or Aeronautical tertiary qualification with aviation industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering background.
  • Knowledge of CASA regulations.
  • Experience with maintenance programs and software.
  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft systems - avionics and mechanical.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft programs.
  • Well-developed analytical, numeric, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple information sources and demands under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Team orientation & focused on collaboration, guidance, and open communication
  • Have a decisive and self-starting attitude that promotes a safe and positive work ethic and culture


  • Experience with Aerotrack MRO software

This position is also open to international candidates - Australia is a great place to live and work!  

If you want to work with the most advanced integrated aeromedical service and one of the most reputable charitable organisations in Australia and value unity, excellence, integrity and service, then we want to hear from you. 

Our client values diversity in the workplace. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

All employees must comply with our client’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP) as required by CASA and may be subject to random workplace testing. 

Criminal Record and Working with Children Checks also apply.

Please note unfortunately only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.