General Electric Dowty Propeller Repair Technician in Richmond NSW, Australia

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

To support the RAAF fleet of C130J and C27J aircraft through industry best practice repair and overhaul of propellers.

Essential Responsibilities:


  1. Perform on-site C130J and C27J Propeller systems maintenance inclusive of repairs, modification installation and preventative maintenance

  2. Provide technical instruction and assistance to the customer within the parameters of formal technical documents

  3. Provide ‘On the Job Training’ to customers in accordance with technical publications.

  4. Maintain knowledge of applicable product line and aftermarket contractual obligations.

  5. Train and oversee apprentices and less experienced team members.

  6. Perform administrative and other functions; such as writing technical reports, receiving and dispatching jobs, ordering materials and consumables, supporting quotations and capturing sales and cost avoidance opportunities.

  7. Develop and maintain knowledge of, and adhere to, the Site Quality, Safety Management and EH&S policies and other compliance requirements. Bring forward for resolution any identified risks utilising provided systems

  8. Comply with International Trade regulations aligned to GE requirements

  9. Provide customer insight / intelligence as necessary

  10. Utilize provided tools to track and maintain customer queries to closure.

  11. Provide ‘Hands On’ technical assistance to GE manufacturing and repair facilities to support output requirements

  12. Other duties as and when required.



  1. Possession of, or ability to obtain a Defence Security Clearance.

  2. Certificate IV AME – Mechanical, in accordance with the National Aeroskills Training Package (MEA 97) or equivalent as demonstrated through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

  3. Knowledge of, and/or experience in the maintenance and repair of propellers in both a workshop and field environment.

  4. Proven manual dexterity to carry out a range of hand skills such as sanding, shaping assembly and disassembly.

  5. A track record of applying healthy, safe and compliant work practices.

  6. A track record of delivering high level customer service.

  7. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to train people and prepare technical reports.

  8. Proven ability to work autonomously to achieve outcomes within a defined time frame.

  9. Successful experience working in a small team.

  10. Proven ability to use initiative and solve problems.

  11. Literate in the use of Microsoft Office packages and ability to learn internal computer systems.

Other requirements

• Possession of a current driver’s license

Locations: Australia; Richmond NSW

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