Aircraft Engineer Job in Alaska

Aircraft Engineer Job in Alaska


Job title: Aircraft Engineer

Company: Cathay Pacific

Expected salary:

Location: Anchorage, AK

Aircraft Engineer Job Details:

  • ENG – Engineering
  • Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline

11 Sep 2023

Company Description

Move Beyond! To move people forward in life – We are the people behind Cathay Pacific. We are proud of our Hong Kong heritage but equally proud of the global, diverse workforce that makes us who we are. We are relentlessly driven to create lifetime customer loyalty, value for our shareholders and satisfaction and enrichment for our employees. We are a complex global business, but we are also family. And whether we are in the cockpit or behind a desk, moving cargo, checking our passengers in or ensuring they are safe and comfortable while in the air, we are all one team, focused on delivering one world-class airline operation.Join us and discover just how far you can go!

Role Introduction

Cathay Pacific Airways is looking for a full-time, licensed Aircraft Engineer to join the Anchorage line maintenance station in Alaska in a hourly capacity. The successful candidate will perform operational functions ensuring delivery of a safe and exceptionally reliable travel experience that supports our brand and business whilst meeting all compliance and regulatory requirements.

If you are applying as an internal candidate you may qualify for a priority USA immigration work-visa sponsorship, if you meet this criteria:

  • You have a 4 year Engineering degree
  • You have been employed at Cathay for at least one year in the last 3 years
  • You are a citizen of one of the following countries: China, Hong Kong, Australia, Taiwan, Singapore, Bahrain, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam

All other candidates may be considered on a case by case basis.

Key Responsibilities

Operational Accountabilities

  • Working on a shift basis, conduct and certify routine and non-routine maintenance for Cathay Group and third party customer aircraft (if applicable) in accordance with the appropriate national authority and customer requirements
  • Perform local or overseas operational relief duties or the duties of an Aircraft Technician / Aircraft Mechanic as required
  • Monitor any third party supplier performance (technical, ramp services, de-icing, refueling etc), follow up and rectify any operational issues in a timely manner
  • Execute the contingency plans and support ad hoc operational requirements such as diversions, charters, ad hoc aircraft type changes, major disruption recovery, etc.
  • Ensure the availability, serviceability and cleanliness of station ground equipment, vehicles and facilities
  • Perform station administration and ensure station documentations / passes are up-to-date and valid
  • Help to embrace a continuous improvement culture through quality innovation, teamwork, and lean processes to drive operational efficiency, productivity and commercial improvement
  • Any other reasonable task as requested including non-operational duties and projects

Emergency & Accident

  • Emergency and Accident and Crisis response responsibilities as required


  • FAA A&P Certificate or any of the following licenses; HKAR-66B1 license, EASA-66B1 license or any equivalent foreign license
  • Minimum of one (1) current aircraft type authorisation, preferably on the type operated by Cathay
  • Priority will be given to applicants holding Level 3 trainingon B747-400F and B747-8F
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience inan aircraft maintenance environment
  • Strong operation knowledgeof aircraft maintenance and ground handling activities
  • Good communication skills
  • Must comply with Company’s mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination policy
  • Must have the right to live and work in the USA

Background & Security

  • Certain Employees will be required to obtain a Security Identification Display Area, (SIDA) badge provided by the airport authority and maintain good standing to retain their SIDA badge
  • Employment will require successful completion of a ‘Background Check’ and ‘Drug Free Workplace’ test


Cathay Pacific Airways is proud to offer eligible employees competitive Compensation & Benefits package, as varied by location, regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment and employment status as highlighted below.

  • Travel Privileges on Cathay Pacific Airways Global Network
  • Extensive well-being programs including health, dental, prescription, vision, virtual doctor visits and flexible spending accounts and employee assistance program benefits to help you stay well.
  • Generous 401K Matching Program
  • Paid Holiday & Vacation
  • LTD & Basic Life Insurance
  • If this position requires a uniform, a uniform allowance will be provided.

Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific Airways is an and employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law and will not be discriminated against. Cathay Pacific Airways is an E-Verify participating employer.

If you require assistance or an accommodation in completing any aspect of the application process, please contact the Cathay Americas Recruiting team at: .
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