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Aviation Chief Engineer – Anchorage, AK


The Northern Pacific Airways Aviation Chief Engineer is responsible for providing oversight to Maintenance and Engineering Tracking system (METS) and support functions to include Engineering, Reliability and Technical standards.  This position is involved in planning and coordinating maintenance team duties and activities according to policies and procedures.  The Chief Engineer works closely with the Maintenance Control Center (MCC) managers to develop and maintain operations at the highest standard, reporting progress to the Director of Maintenance.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements;
  • Confirming aircraft meets requirements of 14 CFR 121;
  • Reviewing Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Service Bulletins (SB);
  • Developing customized procedures for repairs and modifications, as well as inspections addressed in Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) manuals;
  • Verifying repairs or alterations comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved data;
  • Establishing and maintaining scheduled maintenance inspection program (SMIP);
  • Updating weight and balance data (WBM);
  • Revising the Minimum Equipment List (MEL) manual and managing the revision process to verify all MEL and Configuration Deviation List (CDL) items related to the modification level are embodied into the Company MEL;
  • Upholding compliance of all maintenance and airworthiness standards, to both legislative and industry best practices;
  • Engaging in courteous and respectful interactions with customers, supervisors, co-workers, and business associates, maintaining confidentiality of company and customer matters.


The successful candidate has prior experience that is comprised of Extended-Range Twin-Engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS) with the Boeing 757-200 airframe and can comfortably manage a high workload.  Other qualifications include:

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering; if focus of bachelor’s degree is a different field of study, a master’s or higher must be in the Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering field;
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years professional experience in Part 121 air carrier operations, ideally comprised of Extended-Range Twin-Engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS) and Boeing 757-200 experience;
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as required;
  • Must have an exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity at all times while working in a high stress and fast-paced environment;
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines, understanding the overall impact on operations;
  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 Vaccination by date of hire unless already employed by Corvus Airlines Inc. dba Ravn Alaska;
  • Must have a strong safety awareness and the ability to adhere to Safety Management Systems (SMS);
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check and drug screen;
  • Must be comfortable working in an airport environment around odors and sounds typically associated with operating aircraft.

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Job Category: Northern Pacific
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Anchorage

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