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Senior Technical Services Engineer (Powerplants)

Cathay Pacific
Hong Kong
Full time
11 days ago

Role Introduction


Reports to: Technical Services Manager (Powerplants)

Departments:  Eng- Engineering

Engineering’s role is focused on reassurance, keeping our people and our customers safe, ensuring that in every aspect of our operation we have industry leading performance and that our various fleet programmes are delivering to plan, budget and specification. Engineering’s ambition is to be one of the world’s highest performing, customer centric and progressive engineering teams.

The role of the Senior Technical Services Engineer - Powerplants is to deliver operational excellence in support of the airline’s vision to become one of the world’s greatest service brands by ensuring the Cathay Pacific Fleet is safe, compliant, reliable, on-time and defect-free.

Key Responsibilities


The Technical Services section is responsible for Engineering activities related to the airworthiness, safety, reliability, operational disruption and commercial cost effectiveness of all aircraft types operated by Cathay Pacific Airways and its customer airlines.

Responsible for:

  • Provide the operation with specialist technical support.
  • Driving continuous improvement, processes and procedures.
  • Manage technical investigations and implement corrective actions.
  • Conduct AD assessment and implement compliance mechanism.
  • Manage aircraft modification configuration, justification and budget.
  • Compile Off-wing engine and component work scope.
  • Manage Engine OEM technical relationships to ensure they effectively support the Engineering Vision and Goals.
  • Perform engines and APUs fleet technical management including removal forecast and shop visit plan.
  • Perform defect management (e.g. ADD/RDF)
  • Keeping abreast of industry best practice ideas and developments - adopting these where appropriate.
  • Representation of the HKAR-21 design organisation as a DE or CVE.

Using Reliability Centred Maintenance Philosophy to:

  • Ensuring an efficient effective maintenance programme to be safe, compliant and consistently achieve optimal levels of aircraft availability at the lowest cost.
  • Manage operational key drivers and KPI’s.
  • Review and develop the aircraft maintenance program.
  • Review OEM documentation and industry best practices.



  • Minimum 6 years' experience in Engineering role.
  • Degree in Engineering or aerospace discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Strong engine OEM experience and/or direct Powerplants experience within an airline preferred.
  • Holder of (or capable of obtaining) Design Engineer (DE) position in an HKAR-21 subpart J Design Organisation.
  • Strong supplier management experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to interact and influence across Engineering sections, OEM’s, other operators, industry experts and regulators

Appication Deadline: 01 Dec 2023

Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.


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