Aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer

Job Description

Aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer

  • Attractive remuneration and annual bonus, salary packaging options available
  • Work on cutting-edge projects
  • Hybrid work from home and office environment

In your role as a key member of our Aerospace Engineering and Production Capability, you will support the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program, which is essential to ensuring the airworthiness and safe operation of the F/A-18F and EA-18G fleets.

Multiple roles on offer based in RAAF Base Amberley, QLD.

As an aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer you will:

  • Manage the ASIP through the various phases of the Aircraft life cycle.
  • Lead Boeing implementation of F/A-18F & EA-18G ASIP requirements in accordance with the respective Aircraft Structural Integrity Management Plan (ASIMP).
  • Assess structural life and structural health of aircraft and recommend maintenance actions.
  • Ensure continued airworthiness through structural life assessment (SLA) and structural health monitoring (SHM) of the airframe and provide recommendations for possible maintenance actions.
  • Collaborate with United States Navy (USN) counterpart with regards to aircraft structural integrity management, strategy, and project status.
  • Review and analyze incoming Structural Life Assessment report and provide recommendations for Australian Defence Force Configuration Role and Environment (CRE).
FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner taxi past the Final Assembly Building at Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States, March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Randall Hill

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • A Bachelor Engineering qualification in either Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical or a related tertiary Engineering degree qualification satisfying the requirements for membership with Engineers Australia (RPEQ &/or CPEng desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience in aircraft structural integrity or aircraft repairs including aircraft structures design, analysis, or engineering support to in-service aircraft operations.
  • Previous experience in developing engineering artifacts within a regulated aviation environment such as the Defence Aviation Safety Regulation (DASR) environment or similar (CASA, FAA, EASA, etc.)
  • Well-developed communication skills to work collaboratively to a high standard within a multi-discipline team.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet Defence security requirements.


  • Flexible work arrangements include working from home, compressed work weeks, and part-time.
  • Formal reward and recognition program
  • Access discounts for health insurance, travel, and accommodation
  • Paid study leave, parental leave, Defence leave, and First Nation’s Cultural Leave
  • Salary packaging and professional memberships sponsorship options are available
  • Join social and community groups and explore opportunities to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs and initiatives focusing on STEM engagements