Military Pathway to B1 License: Non-Aircraft Personnel

Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: Westerham, GB, TN16 3BN

Company: Bombardier

Bombardier’s Business Aircraft London Service Centre in Biggin Hill is part of an award-winning network and is the flagship of Bombardier’s European operation. This Base and Line Maintenance Centre is the fastest-growing Service Centre in Europe and the largest Business Aircraft OEM in the UK. The facility has the capabilities to perform an array of maintenance checks, modifications and upgrades all from this site. Only 14 miles from London, Bombardier’s Biggin Hill Service Centre is ideally located to support operators in the UK region and beyond.

About Us:

At Bombardier we are dedicated to excellence in aircraft maintenance and safety. As a leader in the industry, we value diversity, inclusivity, and collaboration. We prioritize the well-being and professional growth of our team members, fostering an environment where everyone can thrive and contribute to our success.

As a part of the program, you will:

  • Complete a 3-year intermittent Instructor led UK CAA Part 66 Category B1/B2 modular training course whilst permanently employed as an Aircraft Mechanic
  • Complete a period of civil aviation practical experience whilst operating as an experienced unlicensed mechanic, enabling you to complete your CAA CAP 741 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers log book
  • After successful completion of the modular training course and the required period of practical experience, you will be able to apply for your basic CAA Part-66 category B licence and progress to Technician.

In your role, you will

  • 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
  • Perform and 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
  • Carry out maintenance tasks to the standard specified in the Maintenance Data under supervision of Certifying Staff/Support Staff, and to notify supervisors of defects or mistakes requiring rectification to re-establish required maintenance standards
  • Report discrepancies
  • Properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts
  • Correct defects under supervision of Certifying Staff/Support Staff
  • Report maintenance errors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

As our ideal candidate,

  • You are ex-Military or are in the process of leaving the military
  • You have a minimum of 5 years non-aircraft trades experience
  • You have the ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form on individual task status
  • You have the ability to use standard tools, special tools and to operate ground support equipment
  • You 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
  • You have the ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions
  • You have basic PC skills

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected Characteristics to apply.

Whether your candidacy is moving on to the next step of the hiring process or not, we will keep you informed by email or by phone.
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Job Military Pathway to B1 License: Non-Aircraft Personnel

Primary Location Biggin Hill Service Center

Organization Bombardier Services (UK)

Employee Status 

Requisition  4613  Military Pathway to B1 License: Non-Aircraft Personnel