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Certifying Support Staff, CAT A, B1, B2 and C (London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom)

Location: London, ENG, GB

Certifying Support Staff, CAT A, B1, B2 and C (London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom)-LON00152



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Bombardier Aerospace is seeking an experienced Certifying Support Staff, CAT A, B1, B2 and C for its new Service Centre located at the London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom.

The London Service Centre will join an award winning Network of wholly-owned Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centres; as well as a line maintenance station in Nice.

In your role you will,

- Troubleshoots, repairs, inspects and performs maintenance on customer aircraft.
- Performs and documents all work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required.

ALL Certifying and Support Staff


- EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License: Cat A and/or Cat B1 and/or Cat B2 and/or Cat C
- Up to date basic knowledge requirements of Appendix I to Part-66
- Basic knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations
- Involved in at least 6 months of actual relevant aircraft or component maintenance experience in any consecutive 2-year period
- You have experience working with our aircrafts (LearJet, Challenger 300, Challenger 600, and Global Express)
- Knowledge on, and practicing of, human factors, human performance and limitations
- Knowledge on EWIS and CDCCL when relevant
- Experience working during last two years on at least one aircraft type for each license (sub)category
- Be current on all training requirements (recurrent/continuation training)
- Ability to interpret and work with engineering drawings
- Ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form on individual task and / or aircraft status
- Ability to use standard tools, special tools and to operate ground support equipment
- Ability to work in accordance with the maintenance data and to notify the function responsible of defects or mistakes requiring rectification to re-establish required maintenance standards
- Ability to use information systems (computer skills)
- Tug Qualified, preferred
- Forklift Qualified,

- Experience on business jet aircraft,


LEVEL (Entry) ? Cat A Line Maintenance Certifying Mechanic


- Task training on type (On the Job training)
- A minimum experience with civil maintenance work experience


- Adhere to Bombardiers Maintenance Organization Procedures, among which the relevant parts of the MOE and applicable work instructions.
- Comply with Environmental / Health / Safety policies and procedures. Participate in 5-S activities. Perform all work in a safe and timely manner
- Identify and properly plan the performance of critical tasks
- Raise and report defects (work arising), and ensure Aircraft Service Orders are properly entered and coded in SAP, including estimated hours and materials.
- Repair, remove/install, inspect and perform maintenance on customer aircraft in accordance with the requirements of the customer
- Document work performed per appropriate and approved maintenance data (e.g. aircraft maintenance manuals)
- Identify defective aircraft components with the Material Return Form
- Order parts in SAP
- Accept parts to be installed prior to fitment
- Make record entries in ATL and technical administration. Complete and control the paperwork
- Determine when the aircraft is ready for release to service or when it should not be released after line maintenance
- Release line maintenance tasks that are performed by him-/herself and for which he/she is trained and authorized
- Provide copies of closed Aircraft Service Orders to the Project Manager
- Perform other duties as assigned

LEVEL (Developing) - Cat B1/B2 Line Maintenance Certifying Technician / Maintenance Support Staff


- Typically additional civil maintenance work experience
- Full proficiency of CAT A or equivalent
- Demonstrated ability to train other employees
- Part-147 approved type training (Cat B1/B2)
- Typically some experience in corporate / commercial jet experience, preferred
- Engine run qualified, preferred


- Train, coach and support other employees
- Perform complete engine runs as required
- Perform complex repairs on aircraft systems
- Supervise Mechanics when carrying out maintenance tasks, and determine that relevant tasks or inspections have been carried out to the required standard
- Release line maintenance tasks that are performed by him-/herself or under his supervision for which he/she is trained and authorized
- Sign off base maintenance tasks that are performed by him-/herself or under his/her supervision, in support of Certifying Staff Category C
- Perform maintenance at off-site locations
- Assist when providing time estimates

LEVEL (Career) - Cat C Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer


- Typically a minimum of 3 years? experience as Cat B1 and/or Cat B2 certifier and/or base maintenance support staff
- Full proficiency of Cat B1/B2 or equivalent
- Part-147 approved familiarization training on type (Cat C)


- Ability to identify constraints and addressed, pro-actively prepare maintenance projects (e.g. organizing work stations, and efficient planning of tasks
- Verify if Mechanics and B1/B2 Support Staff assigned (?crew?) are qualified to perform the task(s)
- Ensure Cat C tasks are delegated to other Cat C or senior B1/B2 when not available. Delegating duties does not relieve the Cat C of the overall responsibility for the crew
- Understand that when also carrying out maintenance tasks, such tasks should not be undertaken when incompatible with the project-management responsibilities
- Prioritize work, and coordinate/assign daily work plan to the crew
- Ensure tasks as performed are in accordance with Bombardiers Maintenance Organization Procedures
- Ensure that all required maintenance tasks are carried out, that all work accomplished is airworthy and, where not completed, that deferrals will be reported to the operator
- Provide time estimates. Monitor efficiency, to ensure that scheduled man-hours are not exceeded, and coordinate overtime requirements with the Project Manager
- Ensure crew maintains good housekeeping practices
- Ensure all task-handovers are done at the end of the shift, as well as the shift-handover
- Release aircraft and authorized, by signing the Certificate of Release to Service after base maintenance

LEVEL (Specialist) -Senior Cat C Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer


- Typically advance level of aircraft maintenance work experience or substantiated equivalent experience
- Full proficiency of other positions listed above
- Typically a minimum of several years of business jet experience
- Perform role of temporary Project Manager as needed
- Typically one (1) year Bombardier experience
- Perform Cat C tasks for very complex or large inspections, e.g. 8C on a Global


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Job: Maintenance
Primary Location: GB-ENG-London
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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