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Licensed Aircraft Engineer


Salisbury, GB, SP4 0JF

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                Licenced Aircraft Engineer
Location:                Amesbury, Wiltshire
Compensation:      Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF49962


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Licenced Aircraft Engineer at our Boscombe Down site.


The role

As a Licenced Aircraft Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary helping us to support the customers’ requirements


Day to day, you’ll provide a signature when appropriate to release an aircraft to service after either defect rectification or scheduled maintenance.


  • Provide a signature when appropriate to release an aircraft to service after either defect rectification or scheduled maintenance 
  • Supervise engineering and flight line activity on company aircraft and associated equipment in conformity with authorised schedules 
  • Undertake scheduled and corrective maintenance of the Babcock aircraft fleet to ensure airworthiness is maintained to meet customer requirements on a daily basis
  • Undertake or supervise as directed, the investigation, diagnosis and rectification of defects and submission of reports as required, completing “all” documentation in accordance with current legislation and Company procedures


This role is predominantly Monday - Friday day shift and will be based at on site at Boscombe Down. When the occasional weekend work is needed, we will accommodate other days off during the week. The option of overtime is available. 


Essential experience of the Licenced Aircraft Engineer:

  • Specific technical knowledge
  • Sound understanding of partnering and alliance between customer and contract
  • Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required
  • Composite materials experience
  • Knowledge of MoD Engineering procedures/documentation - desirable 
  • Knowledge on propeller aircraft - desirable 


Qualifications for the Licenced Aircraft Engineer: 

  • EASA/CAA Part 66, B1.2 license - Can be working towards licence and will consider other heavier licences  
  • Driving Licence


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:  29/04/2024



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