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Saab Global

Licensed Aircraft Engineer, UAE National

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date: 1 October 2023

Licensed Aircraft Engineer, UAE National

Your role:

As an Aircraft Engineer, you will join a team to perform scheduled and unscheduled line- and base maintenance on aircrafts at a Customer base in the UAE The role may also include tasks as component maintenance, training and logistic duties.


  • Troubleshoot, inspect, repair and maintain aircraft, engines, avionics, electrical systems and ground support equipment.

  • Perform corrective actions on maintenance discrepancies.

  • Perform specialist assignments, which can be but are not limited to, flight line, base maintenance, aircraft repairs, training, refueling, and marshalling, performing pre-flights and post-flights checks.

  • Perform acceptance inspections on components/equipment and assist the parts-stock.

  • Complete all maintenance records and logbooks as required.

Your skills and experience:  

  • You are a Licensed Aircraft Engineer with current EASA or GCAA Part-66 B1 or B2 or FAA A&P certificates.

  • You are well experienced within maintenance procedures and inspections. You also have good knowledge in the use of technical reference materials (maintenance manuals, illustrated part catalogues, service bulletins, structural repair manuals, engineering drawings, airworthiness notes etc.)

  • You are a good communicator, fluent in English both written and spoken.

  • You have the ability to work in a team environment with an interest in sharing knowledge and experiences also with our customer.

  • You have good knowledge in using computer based maintenance systems and are experienced from quality work according to Military and/or Civil aviation standards.

  • You are curious and eager to embrace new cultures, non-judgmental, tolerant and very customers focused.

This position requires you to Satisfy Security clearance requirements. 

What you will be a part of:

Saab Middle East, a subsidiary of Saab AB, supplies a wide range of services and integrated support solutions to United Arab Emirates Armed Forces for cost-efficient support of systems and platforms throughout their life cycle. You will be part of an operational support team in an international AEW - (Airborne Early Warning) Project headed by Saab Middle East.

About Saab

Saab is a global Defence and Security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 18,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.