B1/B2/C Licensed Aircraft Engineer

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Closing Date: 31/03/2023
Contracts Contract, Permanent
Job Role Teesside Airport
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary Competitive
Company Willis Aviation

Job Description

 Licensed Aircraft Engineers are responsible for performing maintenance on time and in accordance with the applicable requirements, regulations and approved standards in order that all maintenance is released to service in a safe and compliant manner. The Licensed Aircraft Engineer role also includes tasks not directly related to maintenance, but crucial to the overall functioning of the organisation. Such tasks shall be at the discretion of the DAM.

Principal Responsibilities and Activities:

Area of activity Responsibility
Hangar & Line

·        Acts as support Staff and exercising privileges in accordance individual authorisation document;

·        Supervision of Base maintenance activities

·        Allocating work

·        Satisfactory completion and certification of all work required by contracting operators / customers in accordance with the work specification (work order and approved MOE procedures);

·        Ensuring that the organisation’s procedures and standards are complied with at all times;

·        Interacting with Quality Auditors in order to that the quality function can perform unhindered;

·        Implementation of the Quality policy and Human Factor issues;

·        Working in, and maintaining facilities to a high standard;

·        Performing maintenance strictly in accordance with approved maintenance data;

·        Recording maintenance in a clear, unambiguous manner;

·        When maintaining operational aircraft, under the direction of the respective CAMO, through effective management of the line station keep to a minimum the number of deferred defects and monitor the progress of rectification;

·        Attending all required training, including aircraft type training when the organisation requires additional type coverage;

·        For the incoming inspection of components, parts, materials, tools and equipment, the related classification, segregation and storage according to the manufacturers recommendations;

·        Ensure that tooling & equipment is used in accordance with the relevant instructions and organisation procedures;

·        Maintain tooling & equipment as directed by the DAM;

·        Perform any reasonable duties associated with the upkeep of the line station and maintenance facility as directed by the DAM;

·        When necessary, report problems and suggest improvements to the Director, Quality Aircraft Maintenace in respect of the organisation’s MOE & procedures in order to remain an up to date and accurate document reflective of the maintenance organisation;

·        Maintain and uphold a Just Culture in the approved maintenance organisation;

·        Submit internal occurrence reports to the Director, Quality Aircraft Maintenace when required and encourage colleagues to do same.


Workpackage Control ·     Prepare relevant work packages and formally handover to maintenance personnel as applicable

·     Review completed work packages, identify errors and/or omissions and liaise with maintenance personnel to have appropriate corrections made to ensure the system is reflective of maintenance activities performed


Records ·     Archive electronic copies of completed work packages and send original documentation to relevant CAMO
Safety ·     Actively support and promote a positive safety learning culture through the reporting of occurrences and potential hazards and by adopting continuous improvement and human factors principles with their work
Our ideal candidate ·     UK CAA/EASA Part 66 License (B1, B2 & C)

·     Supervisory experience running base maintenance checks

·     Current type ratings on one or more of the following types; Embraer 135/145, Boeing 737NG, ATR 42/72, Airbus A320 CEO

·     Knowledge of Part M, Part 145, Part 66 & Part 147

·     HF Qualified

·     EWIS Qualified

·     SFAR88 Qualified

·     Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally in English language

·     Ability to work IAW approved maintenance data


The post holder will be expected to carry out any other duties allocated that are appropriate to the grade and nature this post.

Job descriptions will be reviewed and discussed annually in line with the Staff Appraisal Scheme.

Benefits of the role include:

  • 25 days holidays and bank holidays
  • Employer contributory pension scheme with Scottish Widows
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme; option to buy/sell holidays via salary sacrifice up to 3 days, discounted retail offers and subsidised gym membership
  • $3,000 per year educational reimbursement for courses relating to or relevant for future promotion within Willis
  • $3,000 Referral Bonus
  • £1,500 per annum Health and Wellbeing initiatives

The hours are currently 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (40 hours per week).  Whilst there is currently no shift pattern this could change in the future.

Closing date for all applications is 31st March 2023.

To apply for the position, please send your application to recruitment@willisaviation.com

If you would like to discuss the position prior to applying please contact Victoria Morris, HR Officer at vmorris@willisaviation.com


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