Airworthiness Engineer FTC


  • Company:
    COBHAM
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

Cobham Helicopter Services has an exciting opportunity for Technical Services Engineer. The role of the Technical Services Engineer is to provide technical services for Helicopter Services aircraft fleet to ensure that they achieve a high standard of performance and technical despatch reliability whilst maintaining continuing airworthiness (i.e. approved and up to date maintenance data). This role is based in Bournemouth/BasingstokeAs a Technical Services Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:Educational Vocational Qualifications BTEC equivalent or aviation apprenticeship.
an appropriate Part 66 license or an aeronautical engineering degree (or equivalent) or formal aeronautical maintenance training on Airframe, Power plant or Avionics.
a formal Level 1 (general familiarization) maintenance training course on any of the following type Airbus AS365, AS350, B412/212, A109, AW139. Preference will be given to Candidates holding type ratings on any of the above types.
ExperienceExtensive experience in the Technical Services 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.
A good understanding of EASA Part 145 and Part M regulations
As a Technical Services Engineer your responsibilities will include: Ensure that approved and up to date maintenance data is available to engineering.
Provide comprehensive assessment all Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins and all other technical documentation applicable to Helicopter Services aircraft;
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;
Establish and develop working relationships with system and equipment manufacturers to ensure continued airworthiness and to improve aircraft availability and system reliability;
Compilation of Maintenance Programme Amendments as required
Liaison between all maintenance bases and the OEMs about any technical matters that arise.
Provides technical services for upgrade and modification of aircraft.
Liaison with the OEMs to provide specialist technical advice for resolution of complex and/or unusual aircraft technical problems and repairs.
Provides technical services to help reduce repair and maintenance costs.
Monitoring high component removal rate and initiate follow up action to improve component and system reliability.
Preparation of cost benefit studies on non-mandatory service bulletins for incorporation on approval of management.
Adherence to Company policies and procedures.
Accept duties, responsibilities and accountabilities as reasonable directed by the Technical Services Supervisor or CAM/DCAM.
Hold Safety as a core value and contribute to the achievement of a Zero Harm and an incident / injury free environment through active participation in all safety programs relevant to the position.
Cobham Helicopter Services, which is part of Cobham Aviation Services, provides helicopter operations, training and support for defence, government and commercial customers around the globe. Our helicopters and personnel are available to meet the challenges associated with helicopter operating conditions and contribute to increased government, military and commercial helicopter capability. We ensure high levels of safety, reliability and maintainability, whilst being responsive and flexible to changing demands. Our solutions include the provision of innovative contracting models, seamless capability delivery and a highly skilled, experienced team. Cobham Aviation Services combines superior performance, extensive aviation knowledge and advanced technology to provide specialist aviation solutions to defence, government and commercial customers worldwide. We are proud to partner with leading organisations and suppliers to deliver high quality, innovative aviation solutions. Our expertise, speed to mobilise and flexibility enables us to consistently meet the needs of the most discerning customers. About Cobham plcCobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. Click here to find out more about us and or check out our LinkedIn company