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Line Station Technician ATR

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 global Line Maintenance Stations and Base Maintenance Station in Altenrhein we are looking for a

Line Station Technician ATR

Your main tasks:

  • Performing of scheduled / unscheduled 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, compliance with all service bulletins, technical information, newsletters and airworthiness directives
  • Compliance with directives issued by the Line Maintenance Manager, regarding behaviour, order and security of personnel and line station
  • Checking availability of the necessary working documents and maintenance manuals
  • Checking before delivery of aircraft / components, that all work has been completed, paper work signed and the technical documents correctly completed
  • Informing Line Station Manager and CAMO regularly about the current work situation and possible problems, submit the work reports, release to service and operating hours to the CAMO after each activity and before the next flight
  • Reporting of unusual defects and occurrences (in accordance with AMC 20-8 Regulation 2042/2003) found during scheduled or unscheduled maintenance in to IQSMS
  • Maintaining independently a line station, organizing storage of the station spare parts, maintaining corresponding stock lists performing parts inventory, receiving and shipping of parts, supporting the dispatch and storing incoming parts, taking care of all possible activities that belong to a line station
  • Maintenance of material and tools assigned to the line station and aircraft type, tracking of station calibrated tools
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and work safety at the assigned line station
  • Work can be performed independently in accordance with the relevant rules and regulations
  • Can be deployed as an independent Field Service Engineer / Troubleshooter


Your qualifications:

  • Apprenticeship as a mechanic or similar education
  • Additional training as an airplane mechanic B1 or in combination with B2
  • Aircraft Type Ratings for ATR72 / ATR42
  • Minimum of 1 Year experience on above mentioned Aircraft Models
  • Approximately 3 years of experience in Base and/or Line Maintenance
  • Good English language skills
  • Car driving license
  • Capable of obtaining airport access authorization, reliability check
  • Good IT skills (e.g. Word/Excel)
  • Multifunctional applicability and commercial thinking
  • Independent working and high reliability
  • Employment on different types of aircrafts / components
  • Licensed / Certifying Staff
  • Willingness to flexible working hours and travel activities
  • Teamwork and integration
  • Readiness for shift service in Line Maintenance

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


Contact details:

Zimex Aviation Ltd.

Cherstrasse 4

8152 Glattbrugg


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