Aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer | RAAF Base Amberley

Aircraft Structural Integrity Engineer

Posted on 14-Feb-2020
Application Close Date: 28-Feb-2020
RAAF Base Amberley
Engineering / Technical
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About us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force. Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence. We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.

The opportunity

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) is currently recruiting for an Aircraft Structural Integrity (ASI) Engineer to provide in-service support of the Royal Australian Air Force platforms that BDA sustains, initially focusing on the fleet of F/A-18F & EA-18G Aircraft As an ASI Engineer, you will join the Specialty Engineering Capability, and initially be embedded with the Air Combat Electronic Attack Systems Program Office (ACEASPO) F/A-18F & EA-18G Sustainment Program at RAAF Base Amberley. You will:


  • Responsible for execution of the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) through the different phases of the aircraft life cycle.
  • Ensure continued airworthiness through structural life assessment (SLA) and structural health monitoring (SHM) of the airframe and provides recommendations for possible maintenance actions.
  • Monitor and manage the Aircraft structural fatigue life to ensure the aircrafts are safe and reliable throughout their life.


  • Assist in the implementation of the ASIP requirements in accordance with the respective Aircraft Structural Integrity Management Plan (ASIMP).
  • Ensure Boeing meet ASIMP requirements as contracted. Develop performance reporting frameworks as required.  
  • Assist in the transition of ASI responsibilities from Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) Directorate of Aviation Engineering (DAVENG) and other various external providers.
  • Assist in reviewing and analysing Structural Life Assessment reports and provide recommendations for Australian Defence Force Configuration Role and Environment (CRE).
  • Conduct structural investigations to address airworthiness and supportability issues under the Sustainment program.

Essential criteria:

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Mechanical or compatible discipline from nationally accredited program or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 7 years of aircraft related engineering experience, (experience in aircraft structural design, analysis or engineering support to in-service aircraft operations is desirable).
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations, standards and best practices in either a Defence or Civil environment (DASR or equivalent).
  • Professional work involving independence in approach and demanding a considerable degree of judgement.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen; possess or able to pass vetting for Australian Security Clearance of NV-1.
  • Ability to obtain membership grade from Engineers Australia (MIEAust), working towards Chartered Status (CPEng).


  • Flexible working options
  • Study assistance
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Global opportunities

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