Airworthiness Engineer

Job Description

Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)

 

Our client is a highly successful global aviation company, they are currently recruiting an Airworthiness Engineer (CAMO). The role of the Airworthiness Engineer is 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 

 

Objectives:

  • No accident, serious incident or breach of compliance

  • Safety, Quality and Regulatory Compliance

  • Positive contribution to the successful implementation of the Safety Management System

  • Work with the Operator (AOC holder), Maintenance Organisations, Logistics department to ensure that good communication is developed and maintained in order to ensure aircraft are available to meet contractual requirements

  • Responsible for the quality and effectiveness of the maintenance system consisting of the maintenance and reliability programs for aircraft, engines and components

  • To engage, promote and support a culture of innovation and continuous improvement

  • Support to the CAM to ensure the department annual audit programme is effective, relevant and accomplished within the timescales set

  • Develop an effective communication partnership with key Stakeholders including the Regulator 

     

Special Conditions – Airworthiness Engineer

The aviation sector is highly regulated, and safety and compliance are the highest priority.  The position requires the Airworthiness Engineer to have a broad range of experience in aviation disciplines including:

  • Operations under an Air Operators Certificate (AOC)

  • Aircraft Continuing Airworthiness activities

  • Aircraft Maintenance Programs

  • Defect Monitoring and Reliability Programs

  • Quality & Safety Systems

  • A comprehensive knowledge of UK and European Aviation regulation

  • A working knowledge of USA Federal Aviation Regulations and Military Aviation Regulation 

 

As an Airworthiness Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Educational Vocational Qualifications

  • 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

  • A formal Level 1 (general familiarization) maintenance training course on turbofan or turboprop aircraft (Level 3 desirable).

Experience Required

  • At least 5 years in a Continuing Airworthiness organisation as airworthiness engineer

  • At least 10 years 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.  

  • Extensive experience in the Airworthiness environment working in areas such as airworthiness directive and service bulletins analysis, planning, modifications, defects, records, maintenance program within a CAMO.

  • Experience within an aircraft maintenance environment and knowledge of rotorcraft.

  • Use of Technical Records, Planning and Maintenance related Software Applications.

  • Operations under an Air Operators Certificate (AOC)

  • Aircraft Continuing Airworthiness activities

  • Aircraft Maintenance Programs

  • Defect Monitoring and Reliability Programs

  • Quality & Safety Systems

  • A comprehensive knowledge of UK and European Aviation EASA Part 145 and Part M regulations.

  • A working knowledge of USA Federal Aviation Regulations and Military Aviation Regulation#

  • Eligible to hold (or be trained to) EASA Form 4 approval by an EASA Competent authority for Airworthiness Review Certificate issue & renewal

     

Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)

Salary:  Competitive plus excellent benefits

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset