Lead Propulsion Engineer

Etihad Airways

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: KP902-304

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


Responsible primarily for compliance with all GCAA CAR-M and CAP-Ops 1 requirements in connection with Etihad aircraft engines to maintain continued airworthiness.


- Ensure cost-effective engineering technical support to the operation and maintenance of the Etihad CFM LEAP-1A engine fleet.
- Provide Program support for entry into service activities.
- Provide program management of outsourced maintenance and engineering activities.
- Liaise with Engine, and component OEMs and maintenance providers.
- Manage engine and component modification standards, specifications, and implementation.
- Assess engine and component Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins & Issue associated assessment reports and engineering orders.
- Manage engine removal program, and shop visits including the review and approval of engine work scopes & deviations.
- Manage engine fleet campaigns.
- Provide troubleshooting assistance to the Maintenance Control Center {MCC) when required.
- Review Engine Health Monitoring reports and notifications from OEMs and issue required maintenance instructions to address anomalies.
- Support the investigation of in-service events, delays, and technical problems and implement corrective action programs to improve engine and related component reliability.
- Provide technical support to other departments including Maintenance, Technical Contracts, Warranty, and Planning in regard to LEAP-1A issues.
- Issue and revise in-house publications (Technical Notices & Publication amendments (TPA)).
- Promote a positive reporting culture, by reporting any unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, or safety risks.
- Exceptional time management and project management skills.


Education & Experience

- Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering or ICAO Type 11 AMEL with Type.
- Minimum 5 years' experience in aircraft engines fleet management preferably on CFM56 or LEAP-1A.

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world's leading airlines. From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Together with Etihad's codeshare partners, Etihad's network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more. Etihad is recognised as one of the world's leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

Etihad sees tackling the climate crisis as the most important issue of our time, and through strategic partnerships with major global aviation brands and OEMs, Etihad is relentless in its pursuit of industry decarbonisation.

About the Company

Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal Decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003.

With Etihad, everyone who flies with us is welcomed as our guest.

This simple credo illuminates everything we do, from big things like making sure that our fleet is one of the most advanced in the sky, to small touches like letting you choose the films you watch.

Were proud to be the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. At the crossroads between Europe and Asia, our home reflects our commitment to bringing the world closer together - as does our highly cosmopolitan staff.

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Engineer salaries in Abu Dhabi

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AED 9,000

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