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Aviation Engineer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
April 30, 2021

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Tadael Gebeyehu Nigussie



Technical services - Powerplant engineer with 10 years’ experience in aviation engines working experience. Looking to obtain an Aviation Powerplant Engineer position that utilizes my experience and enhance my professional skill in a dynamic fast-paced work place. Personal Details

Birth Date: 1987-05-08

Industry: Aerospace & Aviation

Work Experience

Powerplant engineer III

Ethiopian Airlines - Addis Ababa

May 2013 to Present

• Manager for different Engine fleet management team

• Ensured continuing airworthiness management (CAMO) of more than 40 Ethiopian operated GE90, GEnx engines.

• Evaluated all manufacturer document (Service bulletin (SB), Service information letters, all operator wires and prepared engineering order for the compliance

• Evaluated of regulatory authorities, airworthiness directives (AD), and prepare orders for the compliance

• Engine Condition Monitoring (ECM) of GEnx, GE90, CFM56, LEAP, TRENT1000, and TRENT- XWB Engines. Specialty on GEnx-1B and GE90 engines

• Engine Condition Monitoring (ECM) of APS5000, GTCP331-500, and GTCP131-500 engines. Specialty on APS5000 and GTCP331-500

• Powerplant Technical records management

• Powerplant configuration management (Nacelle, engine, APU)

• Managed new aircraft engines (Powerplant) selection and entry into service (EIS) as a project manager

• Managed lease in and lease out of engines as a project manager.

• Negotiated and evaluated technical engine contracts (lease, purchase, total care, maintenance cost per hour).

• Discussed and negotiated different disputed warranties, compensation, and support required from manufacturers

• Assisted operational support during AOG, troubleshooting

• Reviewing and taking action by continuously following logbooks, pilot write-ups, technical delays and deferral reports

• Modification follow-up, shop visit finding assessment, reliability report, MEL follow-up

• Assessed and evaluated different borescope pictures and video for removal planning purpose

• Worked closely with airline Fleet experts, and Aircraft Powerplant manufacturers or their field service representatives for any Powerplant-related items.

• Participated in worldwide work together with the team (WTT) and airline-specific technical review conferences and meetings. (Updated current knowledge on industry development

• Worked as technical Team leader for five incidents investigations

• Worked as a technical services and support engineer for more than 20 shop inducted engines. follow-up from induction of engine to return to service for both in-house and foreign repaired engines.

• Managed Aircraft Entry into Service (EIS) for 13 successful aircrafts introduction to Ethiopian service

• Through evaluation of Overhaul, inspection and repair manuals for identifying in-house capability scope

• Project Manager for CFM56-3/7 repair capability shop setup ($10M Project), PW150 overhaul & testing

• Project Manager shop setup ($10M) GTCP131-9B APU overhaul, repair and testing capability

• Approved personal cost saving of $580,000 only on the year 2020/2021

• Employee of the year award from Ethiopian Chief executive officer for the outstanding performance and cost saving incentives and actions. Technician I-Technician II, Engine maintenance shop Ethiopian Airlines

April 2011 to May 2013

• QEC removal/installation, overhaul, modular disassembly/ Assembly, and testing experience on PWC, GE, and APU engine.

• Testing and troubleshooting


Diploma in Aviation Powerplant Technician

Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy - Addis Ababa

June 2010 to March 2011

BSC degree in Industrial Engineering

Mekelle University

2005 to 2009


• Propulsion Engineer (7 years)

• Aviation Experience (10+ years)

• Project Management (10+ years)

• Microsoft Powerpoint (8 years)

Certifications and Licenses

Engine Diagonstics

January 2019 to Present

CFM-7B, GEnx and GE90 engines diagnostic

GE90-115B borescope inspection training at GR ATCR May 2018 to Present

GEnx-1B borescope inspection training at GR ATCR

May 2018 to Present

Power plant licence

August 2012 to September 2022

Project Management

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