Careers

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As the largest MRO, parts and aircraft sales company in New Zealand with the most diverse range of capabilities for all general aviation aircraft, we understand why you would be interested in joining our team and we welcome all applications. We are always on the hunt for passionate aviation professionals.

We have 9 facilities across New Zealand, over 190 staff and offer our clients an extensive range of services for their fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. Our mandate for continual improvement and growth not only applies to our services but to our team. So if you want to work for an innovative and supportive company, and believe you can add value to our team then scroll down to see what openings we have available. 

Nothing there that quite fits? Not a problem. Talk to our HR Manager.


 

Current Openings

Current Openings

AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS - Country Wide
What We Are Looking For

We are seeking licensed (min 4-5 years General Aviation experience) and unlicensed (trainees/allied trades) Engineers to join our successful, fun and passionate team of aviation fanatics. 

We seek motivated team players with a high level of technical ability, a strong work ethic with good communication skills, who can lead a team in the performance of quality maintenance to meet deadlines. 

A good attitude towards personal and work place safety is essential. You will get an opportunity to work with a dynamic team in a productive and growth environment.


If you have a strong work ethic and are passionate about aviation, we'd love to hear from you. 

We are in Ardmore and Northshore in Auckland, in Hamilton, in Dunedin, in Queenstown and in Nelson.



Shahana Khan
Rated Helicopter Engineers - Dunedin
What We Are Looking For

Our Dunedin branch is seeking experienced individuals with a high level of technical ability to join their team.  

This role is responsible for mainly working on Airframe  MD500 (AS350) and B206 ratings and experience & RR250 and Arriel Turbine ratings and experience.  

You also work closely with our engineering team looking after fixed wing aircrafts so you never stop learning in this environment.  

We require team players with a strong tidy work ethic and leadership skills who is prepared to put in extra hours when required to suit our customer expectations.  

You will be working closely with and assisting our R wing service manage

Requirements
  • Reliable experience on Airframes (huges/MD500 and 520 series, AS350, Bell 206 Engines; RR250 series, Ariel and LTS 101)

  • ICAO contracting state AME license holder preferrable

  • Transferable experience and skills on the above or similar aircraft

  • Good communication skills

  • Good attitude towards personal and workplace safety

  • Eligible to work in New Zealand

  • Available immediately

Why Work For Us
  • Varied, stimulating work, clean and professional environment

  • Real career development with a progressive company

  • Work with a supportive team of experienced engineers

  • Great affordable living environment in Dunedin and local areas

  • Our hangar offers a wide variety of fixed wing and Rotary wing experience for those wishing to gain wider experience

Remuneration dependent on experience and qualification. 

These are full-time roles with flexible hour options.  

If you have talent and a passion for the aviation industry, we'd love to hear from you. 

Please send your cover letter and resume.


Applicants with limited experience or who do not have the right to work in New Zealand may not be considered.

Ray Hibbs or Shahana Khan
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Northshore
What We Are Looking For

Our Northshore branch is seeking experienced individuals with an interest in aviation, all things hands-on with a good level of technical ability.  

This role will be working alongside other experienced engineers who are responsible for mainly working on Airframe  MD500 (AS350) with B206 ratings and experience & RR250 and Arriel Turbine ratings and experience. 

You also will work closely with our engineering team who are looking after fixed wing aircrafts so you never stop learning in this environment.  

We require team players with a strong tidy work ethic and leadership skills who is prepared to put in extra hours when required to suit our customer expectations.

Requirements

  • Keen interest in aircraft engineering
  • Transferable experience and skills from other allied trades is acceptable
  • Good communication skills
  • Good attitude towards personal and workplace safety
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand
  • Available immediately



Why Work For Us

  • Varied, stimulating work, clean and professional environment

  • Real career development with a progressive company

  • Work with a supportive team of experienced engineers

  • Our hangar offers a wide variety of fixed wing and Rotary wing experience for those wishing to gain wider experience

Remuneration dependent on experience and qualification.

These are full-time roles with flexible hour options. 

If you have talent and a passion for the aviation industry, we'd love to hear from you.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Shahana Khan.   

Applicants with limited or no experience are encouraged to apply.  

We will however not take any applications forward WITHOUT THE RIGHT TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND ALREADY.

Shahana Khan
Overhaul Supply Admin Manager - Hamilton
What We Are Looking For

We need a true go-getter to join our team to do justice to this important role. 

You’d be special in your ability to provide not just administrative and customer service support but also provide unmatched leadership to our engine, propeller and component repair and overhaul divisions. 

Extra points for a good sense of humour!

Requirements

  • Provide management and supply of all parts to the engine, propeller and component workshops, including managing the procurement of inventory, control of mins and max levels to support the production of engine propeller and component, repair and overhaul. 

  • Ensure the correct parts are supplied, on time to the production requirements of the engine, propeller and component overhaul divisions and if unavailable to meet the deadline through normal sources, procure and supply parts from alternative suppliers. 

  • Ensure that the compliance requirements regarding approved suppliers, parts traceability and documentation are met.  Control and manage a component, propeller and engine core database to provide forward production planning of engine, prop and component overhaul supply to customers

  • Provide leadership support and mentoring to staff and trainees. 

  • Produce invoices, produce quotations and estimates and ensure commercial requirements such as, invoicing, pre-payments, deposits, cash customer and customer account payment policy are complied with.

Key Requirements

  • Excellent people communication skills with frontline workshop experience 

  • Ability to build good relationships with peers and staff members 

  • Leadership skills to positively enhance the working environment overall 

  • Sound knowledge of commercial aspects of job costing, quoting and profitability.  

  • Sound knowledge of delivery objectives with regard to customer experience and company policy.  

  • People skills relative to personality types to assist in getting the best out of internal and external customers.


The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package.   

If you have a strong work ethic, and are goals driven - please send your cover letter and resume addressed to Shahana Khan.

Shahana Khan & Larry Jooste
Health & Safety Advisor - Auckland
What We Are Looking For

You will hold accountability for all aspects of Workplace Health and Safety within a fast paced, safety critical environment.

You will have autonomy to provide critical advice to the business and the business Leadership Team in respect of Workplace Health and Safety. 

Your significant knowledge in this area will provide significant input to our long-term strategy around Health and Safety.

This key role is critical to the future strategy of Health and Safety within the Salus Group.

Requirements

• Researching, developing, and coordinating and helping implement robust management systems and processes so as to identify, monitor and mitigate hazards and other risks within and to the business

• Advising all management and staff on Health and Safety issues, risks and legal requirements, and participating in incident management

• Ensuring that the organisation is in line with the Health and Safety work Act 2015 and reporting concerns to the HSQ Manager or CEO as appropriate• Workplace health and safety recording and auditing

• Assist HR with managing our injury portfolio to ensure timely return to work

• Provide guidance and coaching to individuals on site to foster collective ownership of a safety culture• Running Health and Safety meetings as required, discussing topical issues, informing team of any changes or new initiatives being introduced. Discuss any issues or concerns from either internal or external teams. 

• Maintaining up to date knowledge about good practices across aviation and other relevant industries by completing adequate and timely professional development


 

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package alongside working with highly passionate and innovative bunch of Aviation folks!   

If you have a strong work ethic, and are goals driven - please send your cover letter and resume to Shahana Khan via shahana.khan@oal.nz.

 

Shahana Khan & Armin Sadafi

Want To Learn More?

We have 9 facilities across New Zealand and provide services in a wide variety of fixed-wing and rotary aircraft. Get in touch with our HR Manager, Shahana, to learn more about working for us, our opportunities or how your skill set may be of use at any of our facilities across the country.

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