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2022 Graduate Engineer Programme

The Programme 

At Cathay Pacific Airways, we stand by our commitment of providing world-class service, whether it’s through our ambitious outlook or our obligation to deliver beyond our customer’s expectations. If you’ve been inspired by our vision, and are excited to be a part of a premium travel lifestyle brand; join us in our mission to delivering personal service that moves people emotionally - To never stand still - To Move Beyond.

Engineering is the cornerstone of Cathay Pacific’s operation. Our team of ambitious, passionate and experienced engineers and work together with industry-leading experts to ensure that we maintain our reputation as one of the best and safest airlines in the world.

About the Programmes:

One profession, Two Programmes - depending on your career ambition & aptitude, our Graduate programmes will train and develop you either into a professional engineer managing technical aspects of our fleet, or a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer embedded in our frontline maintenance team. 

What You Will Do 

Graduate Engineer Programme:

Our 2-year, HKIE Scheme A-accredited Graduate Engineer Programme exposes you to our airlines’ engineering operations and cutting-edge aviation technologies on one of the industry’s youngest and most sophisticated fleets.

Through rotations in different Engineering functions, technical training and hands on experiences on the shop floor, we will build your foundation towards a career as professional engineer & Corporate Membership with the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 

Operational Graduate Engineer Programme:

The 3-year structured training programme will provide you with the training and experience required towards obtaining a HKAR-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence, through rotations on key operational roles within our Engineering department and practical training in a Hong Kong approved Maintenance and Repair Organisation, as well as a Cathay Pacific Line Station overseas to gain practical experience.

Please note - Subject to operational needs and work patterns associated with various training assignments, on occasion you will have to work shifts. 

Personal Development:

You will be provided a comprehensive mix of technical and professional skills training. You will spend time learning basic maintenance theories and fleet-specific knowledge, and professional skills training supported by The Learning Academy, Cathay Pacific’s center for learning & development, and our Technical Training School. You will be mentored by members of management, guiding you to grow on your competencies & towards your professional goals. 

After the Programme:

Upon completion of either programme, you will specialize in one of our Operations or Programmes area, as an associate engineer, placing you well for further development and picking up new competencies towards a rewarding engineering career, and beyond should you show the ability to take on further challenges. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Right of abode in Hong Kong.
  • Strong academic results.
  • Adaptable to cope with a dynamic, diversified and multi-cultural working environment.
  • Passionate about aviation.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English, Mandarin is preferred but not required. 

Specific Requirements for Graduate Engineer Programme:

  • HKIE Aircraft Discipline recognized or Washington Accord accredited degree.
  • Adaptable to cope with a dynamic, diversified and multi-cultural working environment. 

Specific Requirements for Operational Graduate Engineer Programme:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aircraft, Aerospace or Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Candidates who have taken and passed the necessary HKAR-66 module examinations or received a HKAR-147.
  • Certificate of Recognition for category B1.1 or B2 will have an advantage.
  • Motivated for a career in frontline Aircraft Maintenance Operations. 
Closing in a month
Closing in a month
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Mechanical

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

  • Closing Date:30th Nov 2021, 6:00 pm


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