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Abu Dhabi Safety Investigator Airworthiness

  • Location
    (ABU DHABI) and various
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

The Safety Investigator-Airworthiness reports directly to Manager Quality Safety Investigation and is responsible for leading the investigation go-team and representing the company in compliance with the GCAA CAR SMS Iss 06.


  • Performing internal safety investigations of non-routine occurrences and incidents related to the airworthiness of the aircraft
  • Analyzing and interpreting factual information gathered from investigations Identifying safety recommendations to the organization in order to avoid repeated safety incidents.
  • Assessing the severity of safety incidents to determine the extent of the company’s response to an incident.
  • Composing and reviewing safety investigation reports that will be published to the associated stakeholders within the company. These reports maybe distributed to governmental authorities and other external stakeholders.
  • Maintaining the safety management system database to ensure the integrity and accuracy of data entered into the database for future statistical use.
  • Researching the latest technologies in investigation and human factors (e.g., MEDA, HFACS, etc.) to ensure that the investigations are carried out in accordance with best industry practices.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities, as reasonably expected, may be assigned as required.

Education & Experience

  • Successful completion of an aircraft accident investigation course
  • Successful completion of an aviation Safety Management System training course
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Recommended)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to engineering, safety or aviation is recommended
  • General business management training, including human resources, performance and project management

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world’s leading airlines. From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Together with Etihad’s codeshare partners, Etihad’s network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more. Etihad is recognised as one of the world’s leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

Etihad sees tackling the climate crisis as the most important issue of our time, and through strategic partnerships with major global aviation brands and OEMs, Etihad is relentless in its pursuit of industry decarbonisation.

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Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Advanced computer literacy in office productivity applications
  • Fluent in written and spoken English