Airworthiness Engineer

Airworthiness Engineer

Job Title: Airworthiness Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Filton, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 20/03/20
Reference: 896740_1584707660
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2020 12:34

Job Description

Our client based in the South West is looking for an Airworthiness Engineer to join their team on a contract basis.

This role would sit within the Single Aisle Continued Airworthiness Team. The jobholder will work to ensure in-service airworthiness topics for AUK responsible ATA chapters are progressed and delivered as per process agreed with the Airworthiness Authorities.

The team is looking for a candidate with previous experience in Continued Airworthiness. The successful candidate will have the ability work across multiple disciplines, and the ability to manage parallel streams of work to delivering to challenging timescales.

The aims and objectives of the role itself are as follows: -


To work closely with the Design Office to ensure that Airworthiness deliverables are produced on time and to quality.
Give advice on airworthiness process to Design Office and Local Chief Engineering.
Prepare and present material at Airworthiness Review Meetings with EASA
Coordinate with multiple stakeholders including Chief Engineering, Customer services, Central airworthiness, Airworthiness Authorities when corrective actions are required in-service

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will need to have:

Good organisational skills
Professional manner
Familiarity with the regulatory framework that the company operates in
Broad knowledge of aircraft structure and systems
Good teamworking
Strong communication skills with all levels of management
Ability to manage multiple workstreams, and work to tight deadlines
Good attention to detail and use of precise language in written responses
Capability to develop a strong Airworthiness mindset

What are the key challenges of the role?

Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders. Airworthiness risk assessments include contributions from multiple disciplines that require ratification from Airworthiness and Chief Engineering. Ensuring that airworthiness requirements are taken into account from the start of an investigation so they are reflected in the final deliverable is key. Airworthiness is a particular mindset that requires precise rationale, and an eye for detail.

What are the highlights of the job?

This is a reactive role to in-service events that allows the successful candidate to gain exposure to multiple systems and structures of the aircraft. No two days are the same within this position, which means you are always learning.

Additional Information
Contract role
Duration: 12 months

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to several 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.

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