Aircraft Engineer DHC6

Established in 1969 ZIMEX AVIATION LTD. has continuously delivered specialized remote field operations in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Based in Switzerland, the company holds a Swiss Air Operator Certificate, owns its Maintenance Repair Facility and an Aviation Training Organization. We operate and maintain our fleet of over 20 turboprop aircraft under European EASA Aviation Standards. Major petroleum industry companies, international humanitarian organizations, UN agencies and since 2016 the European express cargo feeding market count on the proven professionalism, vast aviation know-how, own spare parts logistics, excellent safety record and high dispatch reliability of ZIMEX AVIATION LTD. 

 For our Base Maintenance Station in Altenrhein, Cantone St. Gallen, Switzerland, we are looking for a

 Aircraft Engineer DHC6

Your main tasks:

  • Perform the duties of an Aircraft Lead Mechanic and project manager
  • Perform scheduled / unscheduled base maintenance activity and troubleshooting in full compliance with specifications of pertinent authorities, manufacturer’s recommendations and general rules, applicable to works performed on aircraft/components
  • Completion of paper work and the technical documents as required for works performed on aircraft / components
  • Perform relief duties on other Zimex line stations as requested and takes care of all possible activities related to the line station
  • Independent performance of work in accordance with the relevant rules and regulations
  • Deployment as an independent Field Service Engineer / Trouble-shooter
  • Keep up to date with the aircraft systems, technology, processes and procedures
  • Other duties as directed by the Head of Technical Service

Your qualifications:

  • Must hold EASA Part 66 B1 or equivalent foreign license
  • Must hold a DHC6 aircraft type rating
  • Minimum work experience 10 years
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Good knowledge of PC and ability to work with different computer systems
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels inside and outside of the organization
  • Effective supervisory skills in directing employees to achieve departmental goals
  • Effective analysis, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

We kindly ask you to apply with your full application details.

Contact details:

Zimex Aviation Ltd.
Anja Kränzle
Cherstrasse 4
8152 Glattbrugg