Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)

Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)

Job Title: Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895492_1547567707
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 15:55

Job Description

Our client is a leading aerospace, avionics, and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for an Airworthiness Engineer to ensure the airworthiness of the fleet achieving a high standard of performance and technical despatch reliability whilst ensuring continuing airworthiness. The Airworthiness Engineer is responsible for compliance, management and supervision of continuing airworthiness activities under his span of control in accordance with Regulatory and Company requirements.

As Airworthiness Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Provide comprehensive assessment across all Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins and all other technical documentation.
Produce work instructions to accomplish the recommended courses of action for the technical documents assessed.
Provide assistance and where necessary produce work instructions to support troubleshooting activities or to resolve long term reliability issues related to the fleet airframe, engines and components
Establish and develop working relationships with system and equipment manufacturers to ensure continued airworthiness and to improve aircraft availability and system reliability.
Compilation, development and optimisation of Maintenance Programmes as required.
Provides Airworthiness support for special projects, upgrades and modifications of aircraft.
Liaison with the OEM's to provide specialist technical advice for resolution of complex and/or unusual aircraft technical problems and repairs.
Provides Airworthiness expertise to help reduce repair and maintenance costs.

Qualifications and Requirements

BTEC equivalent or aviation apprenticeship or proven industry experience related to Continuing Airworthiness activities
An appropriate Part 66 license or an aeronautical engineering degree (or equivalent) or formal aeronautical maintenance training on Airframe, Power plant or Avionics.
Training by a recognised provider in EASA Part M and Part 145 regulation application
CV proven experience in a Continuing Airworthiness organisation as airworthiness engineer
CV proven experience in aviation, airlines or aircraft engineering organisation in an engineering or technical support role
Eligible to hold (or be trained to) EASA Form 4 approval by an EASA Competent authority for Airworthiness Review Certificate issue & renewal.

Job Title:Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895492


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 sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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