Airworthiness Consultant

Airworthiness Consultant

Job Title: Airworthiness Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: 896577_1610450531
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2021 11:22

Job Description

Our Client is at the leading edge of delivering Resilience Engineering & Sustainable Critical Systems exploiting Safety Engineering principles. We provide a range of independent and unbiased advice in Military Aviation Certification, Airworthiness and Safety Management. Our Clients Vendors are in need of support in a variety of both traditional and pioneering areas, which we provide holistic services, requiring a diverse range of experience with an understanding of Safety Engineering in the broadest sense.

The Safety Capability offer a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients. We are seeking senior consultants with ideally a good understanding of the Defence market to provide guidance and direction in the development of aviation certification, airworthiness, and safety management solutions for our clients, with ideally an understanding of Safety Critical Systems Engineering which considers both organisational and physical systems, ensuring people, equipment or the environment are not exposed to unnecessary harm.

The Airworthiness consultant will possess professional characteristics with ideally a good understanding of the Aerospace & Defence and wider Markets to provide guidance and direction in the development of safety management solutions for our clients, including:

*Support to Markets.
*Assurance of work undertaken by project teams;
*Providing a vision of future needs to support the development of capability;
*Provision of safety, airworthiness, technical evaluation and certification artefacts;
*Leadership of major safety management assignments for clients.
*You will be working with our clients to deliver aviation related projects; other safety related projects and will have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe.

Essential criteria:

*Professional in approach and performance, with a proven background in;
*Understanding and application of MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP);
*Understanding and application of the Military Air System Certification Process (MACP);
*Understanding and application of Defence Standard 00-970;
*Understanding and application of military aviation hazard/accident management;
*Understanding and application of at least one of the following tools (multiple desirable): (i) ASPIRE; (ii) Air System Loss Models; (iii) BowTies; (iv) GSN/CAE; and/or (v) HERMES.
*Development and generation of Safety Assessment Reports;
*Proven track record of developing Safety Management solutions at enterprise, platform or at system level;
*Experienced in developing proposals and providing technical assurance;
*Develop innovative Safety Management solutions to support operations;
*Build sustainable relationships with clients and develop future business opportunities;
*Knowledge of the Defence, Aerospace and wider markets, or major contractor's experience.

Desirable criteria:
*Chartered/Incorporated Engineer or equivalent, or working towards it;
*Working Knowledge of Industry and other Defence Standards such as Def Stan 00-056;
*Knowledge and awareness of their discipline and related disciplines and their developments across varied markets including Defence;
*Expertise in hazard and safety risk management;
*Experienced in development of Airworthiness Strategies / Safety Management Plans;
*Experience of conducting/supporting safety related techniques such as FHA, ZHA, FTA, ETA, FMECA and/or CBA;
*Knowledge and experience of working in wider markets and the ability to sell their related discipline capability to internal and external clients and across varied markets;
*Membership of UK, EU or US societies/working groups, etc.; and
*Production of articles, papers or conference presentations within their discipline.

Airworthiness/ Air Safety Consultant
Bristol OR Aldershot
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Airworthiness, Air Safety, MAA, Military Air Systems, Safety Case, Defence Standard, Def Stan, 00-970, Safety Management, FMECA.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading engineering technology company, with access to an array of career development opportunities and a great benefits package.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criterion will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.