Employment Opportunities

Air Affairs Australia is a well-established aircraft operations and engineering based company with new facilities located at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park.

Air Affairs is involved in Defence Training, Engineering and Manufacture of specialised equipment and are currently recruiting new personnel to assist with our expansion program. We are looking for self-motivated multi-skilled people willing to contribute to the company as a team member. We provide modern well-equipped workshops and excellent working conditions.

CMM Operator

Applications are invited for suitably qualified people to program and operate Coordinate Measuring Machine. To Be successful you would have the following attributes:

  • CMM programming experience using PC-DMIS software
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • High attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • CNC Machining experience is an advantage

CNC Programmer

Applications are invited for suitably qualified people to program multiple Advanced CNC Machines:

  • Trade Certificate, Machinist/Toolmaker
  • Mastercam with design experience
  • Min 5 years as programmer
  • 5 Axis with automation an advantage

CNC Machinist's

Applications are invited for suitably qualified tradespersons who fit the following selection criteria:

  • Trades certificate as a Fitter and Turner
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in an engineering/toolmaking environment
  • Able to work to close tolerances and time frames
  • Interpret technical drawings

Processing Operator

Applications are invited for suitably qualified people for surface treatment processes on Aluminium components. The successful applicant will demonstrate high attention to detail and have experience with the following processes:

  • Anodising MIL-SPEC
  • Chemical Conversion MIL-SPEC

Spray Painter

Applications are invited for suitably qualified tradespersons that have experience in the Aerospace or high end Automotive industry.

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Learjet and Kingair Pilots

Air Affairs Australia is seeking applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill the positions of Line Pilot based in Nowra NSW to support special mission operations on the Lear 35 and Beech 200 aircraft.

Suitable applicants will be well motivated, flexible and be able to work in a small team environment with the ability to manage operations whilst deployed away from home base.

Air Affairs Australia provide reconnaissance and intelligence support to a number of emergency service organisations within and outside of Australia, in a variety of configurations on a 24hour rotating roster basis.

A typical roster may encompass periods of standby at home or in company accommodation, or rostered duty shifts in Air Affairs Australia’s onsite crew facilities.
The MANDATORY requirements for the position are: (co-pilot minimums)

  • Right to Work in Australia (Please provide evidence)
  • Australian CPL with Multi Crew Cooperation training or exemption
    CASA Class 1 medical certificate
  • Multi-Engine instrument rating
  • 1000 hours Total
  • 500 hours PIC
  • Australian Drivers licence
  • Willingness and ability to work shift work

Other DESIRABLE qualifications:

  • Aerial survey experience
  • Multi-crew special mission experience (SAR, Surveillance)
  • Five years commercial experience / 3000 hours total time
  • LR31/35/36 Type rating (100 hours) or
  • Beechcraft King Air experience (100 hours)
  • Hold a current Australian ATPL or completed all subjects. **
  • Hold a current Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • GNSS RNAV approach qualification and experience
  • Hold or have the ability to obtain a valid Australian passport (Foreign nationals with exceptional qualifications AND Right to work in Australia will be considered on a case by case basis)
  • Target towing experience

There are both full time and contract positions available offering above award wages. Crew accommodation is supplied for contract and casual staff.

Fulltime staff would be expected to relocate to the Shoalhaven.


  • A brief cover letter
  • Résumé, including the names and contact details for two professional referees
  • Detailed summary of flying experience
  • Statement of compliance with the requirements and desirable qualifications
  • Completed Form: “Qualification and experience summary 2018_distributed.pdf” (click to download)
  • First round applications close on the 30th June 2018.
  • Applications after that date will be considered in second round if applicable


Please forward application to;
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Or post to:
Air Affairs Australia
Attn: Pilot Recruitment
PO Box 3089, North Nowra 2541 NSW, AUSTRALIA

Click here to access the Qualification and experience summary 2018 form (PDF)

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