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B1 Licensed Engineer

Ref no. BHN568702
Location Bournemouth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Are you a UK CAA B1 Licensed Engineer based in or open to relocating to Bournemouth? If so, our client are currently hiring a B1 Licensed Engineer on a permanent basis to service their Falcon 20 aircraft fleet.

Key skills required for this role

B1 Licensed Engineer, UK CAA Part 66 License, Line & Base maintenance


B1 Licensed Engineer, UK CAA Part 66 License, Line & Base maintenance

Job description

Key Responsibilities

· Supervise and certify any work within the terms of their company authorisation within technical logs or on company worksheets / work cards.

· Carry out scheduled / unscheduled maintenance inspections, defect rectification, modifications, service bulletins on company aircraft as directed.

· Ensure compliance with published maintenance documentation and company procedures including all SHE related aspects.

· Complete work cards in a timely manner and accurately record any additional defects found.

· Notify the SLAE of any critical defects immediately and then work with the supervisor to develop solutions.

· To be particularly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft and / or the component allocated by the supervisor. This includes at detached locations in support of further operations.

· Liaise with those departments necessary to complete the tasks allocated.

· Work within the budgets defined and highlight any potential financial risks when recognised.

· Be responsible and accountable for the ground movement of aircraft as assigned by the SLAE.

· Deputise for the SLAE in their absence.

· Supervise and perform adequate safety checks prior to and during aircraft maintenance, particularly while performing functional tests.

· To assist the supervisory & management team with the development of best working practices within the business and support the personal development of the team.

· Assisting the SLAE's with the monitoring of staff performance including, attendance, timekeeping and sickness.

· Ensure areas under supervision are kept clean and tidy at all times.

· Ensure and monitor that all tooling used is controlled and calibrated as required in accordance with company procedures.

· Promote a "Just Culture" with regard to safety and reporting of occurrences within the business.

· Perform other tasks that are considered to be within the LAE sphere of influence, ability and control as determined by the relevant supervisor

Core Competencies


  • Previous experience in a line maintenance operation acting as a certifier. Preferably with experience of base maintenance.
  • Experience on pressurised twin engine turbine / turbo-prop aircraft
  • Proven and recent supervisory experience leading teams and a proven record of delivery.
  • Good leadership and motivational qualities.
  • Commercial background - familiar with working to tight deadlines and budgetary requirements.

Key Measures


  • EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence Category B1
  • Approved apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • Computer literate. (Aero-Trac Experience Preferred)
  • Falcon 20 (CF700) Type Rating - Desired, not essential. Type training will be provided.
  • Falcon 20-5 (Honeywell TFE731) Type Rating (As per above, desired but not essential)
  • Bombardier CL 604 Type rating or experience (advantage)
  • BN2T Type rating or experience (advantage)
  • EASA Part 66 Licence category C (preferred)
  • No licence restrictions
  • Working knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements i.e., Part 145, Part 21, Part CAMO, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and ISO 27001.


  • Self-starter who looks for lateral solutions.
  • Needs to understand and deliver customer service, whilst representing the company interests.
  • Needs to be able to enjoy working within a small team.
  • An ability to work safely while meeting expected delivery schedules.
  • An ambition to cross trade and extend licence to cover category i.e. B2 certification privileges in the future.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours, to assist in aircraft recoveries and deploy on short notice detachments when required.
  • Willingness to support multiple aircraft types at various locations within the UK, Europe and KSA.

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