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Aeronautical Engineer | Jobs in New Zealand

Aeronautical Engineer

Aeronautical Engineers, there has never been a better time than now to move to New Zealand, with the occupation being selected by the New Zealand Government to be eligible for the straightforward ‘Straight to Residency’ pathway on tier 1 of the Green list.


As international recruitment and immigration specialists, we have been helping professionals find their home in New Zealand for 25 years, from jobs to visas and relocation we’re with you every step of the way.


We are partnered with a large number of employers throughout New Zealand and as the preferred agency for overseas applicants, we will consider all applications. 


Once we have reviewed your application, we will advise you of next steps.


Please note, that as immigration specialists, the initial contact will be with our immigration team as it’s important that we know your immigration eligibility before you apply for actual roles.


Day to day responsibilities may include:

  • study aircraft issues and recommend changes
  • design equipment or tools to repair or maintain aircraft
  • discuss aircraft designs and data with colleagues, licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, aircraft manufacturers and airline owners
  • make detailed records of drawings, technical instructions, assessments and calculations
  • oversee the design of new aircraft or modifications to existing aircraft
  • give technical and regulatory advice to professionals in the aerospace industry.


Ideally, your experience may include:

  • Knowledge of aircraft structures, electronic systems (including navigation, communication and electrical power), and hydraulic and propulsion systems
  • A good understanding of aerodynamics (how aircraft fly), thermodynamics (the effects of heat on aircraft), stress and fatigue (structural degradation), and fluid dynamics
  • Knowledge of design techniques and engineering principles
  • An understanding of mechanical processes and the parts of aircraft, including metals and alloys and hydraulics
  • Knowledge of civil aviation laws and regulations
  • The ability to explain complicated ideas in simple language for report writing or to express design plans to licensed aircraft maintenance engineers and technicians the ability to use computer-aided design (CAD).