Key Duties:

  • Ensure all areas of regulatory compliance are audited across the Helicopter Division in accordance with audit plans
  • Using the Airwork investigation philosophy, and working with the just culture framework, create and produce reports in a timely manner
  • Provide guidance and coaching to managers to ensure that audit and investigation findings are addressed, and lessons learned are embedded back in the business
  • Review the effectiveness of safety audits, suggest and implement improvements as required
  • Actively Champion a positive Airwork safety culture

Overview:

About the Role:

Airwork (NZ) Ltd is one of the most progressive and diverse helicopter maintenance and support company’s globally. Operating from our main facility at Ardmore, Auckland we provide line, field and major maintenance support, dynamic component overhaul, turbine repair and overhaul and design and manufacturing to our customers and operators world wide. Airwork (NZ) has a certified Safety Management System implemented and accepted by the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority.

At Airwork (NZ) safety is how we do business. In the Safety Team we help coach the business to drive and enable safety change. The growth and sustainability of a good safety culture is at the heart of what we do. In your role as Safety Auditor & Investigator you will be tasked with connecting with people and raising the awareness of safety, as we believe safety can only be done by walking the floor and connecting with people. Other duties also include ensuring compliance with safety regulatory rules and standards.

You must:

  • Be qualified aircraft maintenance engineer, or a significant engineering background
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, able to work closely with internal and external stakeholders to provide clear and objective advice, and both make and assist with decisions about safety issues
  • Be able to take a systems thinking approach, combined with an ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Demonstrate an inquisitive, professional and rigorous approach to problem solving and risk identification
  • Have excellent time management and task organisational skills, with the ability to cope under pressure
  • When dealing with people have a pragmatic and proactive approach, via coaching and influencing staff along the safety journey

To succeed in this role, you will have/be:

  • A qualified aircraft maintenance engineer, or a significant engineering background
  • Previous experience as an auditor and/or investigator
  • Excellent written skills; with the proven ability to write and present high-quality professional audit / investigation reports
  • Ability to work with confidential information and to exercise the highest degree of discretion
  • Able to set high standards for own performance, demonstrate enthusiasm for the job and take responsibility for successfully completing tasks
  • Proactively identifies, recommends and supports operational improvements of processes and tools
  • Qualified to undertake safety audits and investigations
  • Knowledge of the NZ CAA/EASA rules and requirements
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act and requirements

You must:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, able to work closely with internal and external stakeholders to provide clear and objective advice, and both make and assist with decisions about safety issues
  • Be able to take a systems thinking approach, combined with an ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Demonstrate an inquisitive, professional and rigorous approach to problem solving and risk identification
  • Have excellent time management and task organisational skills, with the ability to cope under pressure
  • When dealing with people have a pragmatic and proactive approach, via coaching and influencing staff along the safety journey

What we can offer you:

  • Work with a great team that are passionate about what they do
  • Progressive, rapidly growing company
  • Opportunity to be part of the exciting aviation industry
  • Competitive Remuneration

Opportunities for travel as required

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