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B1/B2/C Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Location: London, ENG, GB

B1/B2/C Aircraft Maintenance Engineer-LON00310



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Bombardier is strengthening its Customer Support Network in Europe with London Biggin Hill Service Centre Expansion.

- Expansion at Bombardier’s London Biggin Hill service centre will double the facility’s footprint to nearly 250,000 square feet

- Increased capacity will benefit more operators of Bombardier business aircraft, including the new Global 7500 jet

The expansion will introduce sought-after capabilities and state-of-the-art installations, such as component painting and interior refurbishment capabilities, component repair and overhaul workshops and training rooms.

Over the next several years, this significant expansion will bring the facility’s workforce to more than 250 employees and beyond to meet expanding demand. Bombardier Aerospace is seeking B1 / B2 / C Licensed Aircraft Engineers for its new Service Centre located at the London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom

In your role, you will:

- Troubleshoot, repair, inspect and perform maintenance on customer aircraft.

- Performs and documents all work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required.

LEVEL (Developing) - B1/B2 Base Maintenance Technician


- Be able to 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) – B1/B2 and C Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer


- 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


As our ideal candidate,

- You hold an UK CAA & EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License: B1 and/or B2 and/or C

- You are type-rated on relevant Bombardier Business Aircraft Type including; Challenger 300’s, Challenger 600’s and Global aircraft

- You have up to date basic knowledge requirements of Appendix I to Part-66

- You have basic knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations

- Have been involved in at least 6 months of actual relevant aircraft or component maintenance experience in any consecutive 2-year period

- Have knowledge on, and practicing of, human factors, human performance and limitations

- Have knowledge on EWIS and CDCCL when relevant

- You have 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)

- Have the ability to interpret and work with engineering drawings

- Be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form on individual task and / or aircraft status

- Be highly proficient in using standard tools, special tools and operate ground support equipment

- Have the 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

- Have the ability to use information systems and comprehensive computer skills

LEVEL (Developing) - B1/B2 Base Maintenance Technician


- Typically, additional civil maintenance work experience

- Demonstrated ability to train other employees

- Part-147 approved type training (B1/B2) on Bombardier type

- Typically, some experience in corporate preferred

- Engine run qualified, preferred

LEVEL (Career) – B1/B2 and C Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer


- Typically, a minimum of 5 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)

This is an exciting time to join Bombardier as we continue to expand, with lots of exciting roles and opportunities to develop your career!

What we offer,

Bombardier London Service Centre is proud to offer a variety of employee benefits including:

- BUPA Private Medical Insurance and more

- Generous annual leave entitlement (24 days) for shift workers

- Cyclescheme

- Pension Contribution Scheme

- Company discretionary annual bonus

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, or any other characteristic.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

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Job: Aviation Technicians
Primary Location: GB-ENG-London
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Contractual

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