Zimex Aviation, a special aviation company headquartered in Switzerland and operating worldwide in the niche markets of utility aviation, express cargo, tailor made maintenance, training and trading services is strengthening its team. We are currently looking for:


Line Maintenance Engineer B1 / B2 


For our growing company we are searching for engineers with line maintenance experience. Your duties are to maintain our based ATR42/72 and to run the line station. We offer a work schedule based on either 3 weeks on / 2 weeks off or based on station. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of line maintenance at their assigned stations(s).


  • Supervises Technical Representatives and/or Supervisor of Maintenance as assigned and provide maintenance as required in support of aircraft operations.
  • Ensures the safe and efficient maintenance of company aircraft within his geographic area assigned, in accordance with company policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for managing, coordinating and providing oversight for contract maintenance in the assigned geographic area.
  • Monitors Flight Schedules and fleet status to ensure best use of resources, ground time parameters, and aircraft routing. Coordinates line maintenance requirements with MCC, Maintenance Stations, Materials, Quality Control, and A/C Planning/Marketing Departments.
  • Maintains surveillance of maintenance activity at assigned station(s). Provides resources and technical support as necessary in cases of major mechanical problems.
  • Responsible for the timely repair of deferred maintenance items. Plans and assigns specific repairs to qualified personnel consistent with availability of materials and aircraft ground time.
  • Ensures communication between Maintenance shift personnel regarding aircraft status and incomplete maintenance issues to ensure that maintenance not completed as a result of shift changes or other interruption is completed before an aircraft is returned to service.
  • Responsible for timely return of correct and accurate aircraft maintenance log pages to HQ.
  • Maintains communication with Line Manager to ensure cost effective application of resources and provisioning at respective stations.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Line Manager

Following requirements need to be met:

• Apprenticeship as an mechanic or similar education
• Holding an aircraft engineer Licence EASA Part 66 B1 or B2, or combined with B2
• Aircraft Type Ratings for for ATR42 and/or ATR 72
• Min 1 Year experience on above mentioned Aircraft Model
• Approx. 3 Years experience in Base and/or Line Maintenance
• Good English knowledge
• Driving license
• Capable of obtaining airport access authorization, reliability check
• PC skills (Word/Excel)
• Willingness to work flexible and to travel

If you like to work independently, are self organized and reliable please do not hesitate to apply.

Please send your letter of motivation with a complete CV to applications.maint.atr@zimex.com