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B2 Licensed Engineer

Ref no. BHN571528
Location City of London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Are you a B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer looking for a new challenge? Our client recruiting a B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer (LAE) at our operating base in Greater London.

Key skills required for this role

B2 Licensed Engineer, UKCAA Part 66, Britten-Norman


B2 Licensed Engineer, UK CAA Part 66, Britten-Norman

Job description

The position is to assist the Shift Supervisor in being responsible to the Chief Engineer, for the safety, regulatory compliance, and operational performance of all Part-145 and / or A8-23 aircraft maintenance activities within the aircraft maintenance team.

The B2 LAE will provide support to the team with engineering decisions and provide guidance with regards to personal, and team development.

Operational activities are based around customer requirements; therefore, the preparedness to work additional hours, be on call and travel to deliver a successful maintenance business is essential.

Key Requirements

To maintain the overall performance of the aircraft maintenance operation and its personnel. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Safety, Quality & Regulatory Compliance
  • Promote a "Just Culture" with regard to safety and reporting of occurrences within the business
  • To be particularly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft, aircraft equipment as allocated to his/her control by the Shift Supervisor. This includes base maintenance scheduled aircraft checks, and daily operational requirements on the flightline.
  • Certification of B2 maintenance activities performed during shift operations.
  • Supporting aircraft away from home base when necessary, including daily flying or defect rectification on an ad-hoc basis.
  • The ground movements of aircraft assigned to him/her by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Ensuring that all technical staff working within his/her supervision carries out their duties in a safe and proper manner and in accordance with the relevant Maintenance Manuals, and the Company Exposition.
  • To ensure the correct and timely completion of all aircraft documentation relating to the maintenance activities performed.
  • Ensure areas under supervision are always kept clean and tidy.
  • Evaluate all existing standards, practices, and procedures with a view to continuous improvement and efficiency
  • Assist the Shift Supervisor in the day-to-day functions of the team, and deputise in their absence
  • Assisting the Shift Supervisor in prioritising tasks and scheduling requirements
  • Assisting the Shift Supervisor in the development of the team
  • Achieve optimal aircraft maintenance performance; maintain excellent customer and stakeholder relations

Educational / Vocational Qualifications

Previous experience within an aircraft maintenance department. Further Applicable Aircraft Maintenance Experience, Base/Workshops are desirable.

  • Unrestricted UK Part 66 B2 Licence
  • Britten Norman BN2-T (RR250) Type Rating
  • Proven track record, over 3 years at LAE Level or similar role within an aircraft maintenance environment is essential
  • A working knowledge of regulatory requirements related to aircraft maintenance is essential
  • Proven ability to work and deliver to schedule and meet deadlines, using basic project management skill.
  • Demonstrated high level Communication, Team Building and Partnership skills in dealing with stakeholders.
  • The demonstrated ability to motivate people and influence change in line with company organisational values
  • An understanding, or preferably evidence, of working within a continuous improvement project.


  • A willingness to work shift patterns to suit the business / customer needs
  • Good Change and Project Management Skills
  • Team oriented with proven communication and influencing skills
  • Customer focussed with exceptional personal and communication skills
  • Self-Motivated, confident, and assertive
  • A demonstrated capability to work within, and adhere to, a defined set of organisational values
  • Medically fit to perform daily engineering duties including detachment working
  • Willing and able to achieve the highest level of MOD Security clearance to meet current UK and ITAR requirements in support of the business

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