Flight Engineer

Job Description

Flight engineers, sometimes called second officers are tasked to do various duties including flight planning, checks before flights and checks while the aircraft is in flight. You will be required to make any repairs if any mechanical issues arise. Your responsibility includes turning in the flight log for each plane trip.

The Job Scope

  • Maintain, clean and conduct checks on aircraft and associated equipment.
  • Maintain, organise, and store inventory of airplane equipment, parts and logs.
  • Inspect and test aircraft according to standards and regulations.
  • Assess flight course and weather patterns to determine how much fuel should be loaded on the plane
  • Report problems to mechanics, if any.

Skills Required

The ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly

Accuracy and efficiency

Analytical and technical skills

Aptitude for data analysis

Academic Requirement

Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance
  • SPM
    Minimum 3 credits including Mathematics, and a pass in English
  • CAAM Part-66 Category A1
    Pass the three stages of the course
  • CAAM Part-66 Category B1
    2 years working experience


Salary Range

  • Fresh graduate
    An entry-level flight engineer with 1 year of experience earns an average compensation of RM59,000 or RM4,910 a month.
  • Senior Level
    Flight engineers with 10-19 years of experience earns an average compensation of RM92,000 or RM7,660 a month.