Licenced (Licensed) Aircraft Engineer

Posting Date: 15 May 2019

Location: Stockbridge, Hampshire, GB, SO20 8DY

Company: Babcock

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General Description of Job


Reporting to the Site Operations Manager (SOM) the Licensed Aircraft Engineer (LAE) is to ensure all aircraft engineering, line and depth maintenance and all other engineering related activities and services.


Provide a CRS signature as required for all  work carried out on company aircraft when appropriate to release an aircraft to service after defect rectification or scheduled maintenance IAW current EASA Part M and Part 145 and Babcock company approvals.


Carry out and supervise aircraft engineering tasks on company aircraft/equipment in support of the Elementary Military Flying Training Task IAW current EASA Part M and Part 145 approvals.


To assist in the Ground Movement of Aircraft and Flight Line Operations.


As required assume responsibility for the site operations.



Main Tasks


  • Main Accountabilities: (including authority levels where applicable)
  • Provide a CRS 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, technical publications and instructions ensuring highest standards of maintenance are maintained.
  • To 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.
  • To complete “all” documentation in accordance with current legislation and Company procedures.
  • Maintain/monitor RAL operations to ensure accuracy of input and compliance with procedures.
  • Complete all aircraft and equipment maintenance documentation in accordance with current legislation and Company procedures.
  • Carry out Flight-line operations in accordance with company procedures.
  • Provide technical support to other LAFT sites as required, as well as being available for longer term detachments if required in support of Camps at Easter and Summer.
  • Champion a Total safety Approach. Ensure full compliance at all times with all relevant Health, Safety and Environment regulations and exercise a Duty of Care promoting a positive approach towards workplace health and safety.
  • Promote best practice, report bad practice and non-compliance and take preventative action to ensure continual improvement in the organisation.
  • Provide engineering input to complete RAF Incident reports and CAA MOR’s as required.
  • General duties as required, including, driving, stores duties, housekeeping etc., and other responsibilities as allocated by Management.
  • To provide Technical Support to other LAFT sites as required.
  • Take over and control Company and Authority Tool and Test Equipment Inventory.
  • Mentor new starters.
  • Adhere to and champion Babcock Policies e.g. Diversity, Home Safe, Dignity & Respect.
  • Carry out any other duties as required to support the contract.
  • Manage any/all Babcock, MOD/RAF inventories as required.
  • Carry out annual appraisals on all reports.



Technical Experience and Qualifications



  • Specific technical knowledge.          
  • Sound understanding of partnering and alliance between customer and contract.
  • EASA Part 66, B1.2 license, or B3, B1.1 ,or partial completion  modules / completed modules to be shown on CV.
  • Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required.
  • Driving Licence.
  • Knowledge of MOD Engineering procedures/documentation.



  • Supervisory experience in a Civil/Military Aviation environment.
  • Composite Materials Experience.
  • Human Factors Qualified.
  • Recognised SHE Qualification
  • Defence industry experience.
  • Type Rating on Grob 115E aircraft and Lycoming 360 engines.



Skills Profile




  • Proven Leadership ability.
  • Good analytical/problem solving skills
  • IT skills desirable




  • Technically competent.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Promotes best practice at all times.
  • Supports a culture of high performance.
  • Communicates well in order to deliver the task objectives
  • Committed to delivery of contract objectives.
  • Promotes a partnering approach to managing people and the business
  • Demonstrates an active two way engagement with all customers and stakeholders including people within the organisation.
  • Ability to ensure timely action to achieve desired output.



Behavioural and Leadership Competency Profile


  • Leadership Performance – focusing on efficient and effective delivery and achievement of goals and targets to meet defined business aims.
  • Leading Innovation and Change – Embraces change by inspiring people to identify and make changes that maximise business success. Encourages and fosters continuous improvement and sharing of best practices.
  • Leading People and Teams – bringing together and working successfully with diverse groups of people to capitalise on strengths, experiences and knowledge to accomplish shared business objectives. Encouraging development as a strategy to strengthen the business.
  • Leading Customer Focus – focusing on achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and service, on both external and internal customer needs and expectations. Creating an environment in which employees want to and can deliver an excellent service resulting in sustained profitability and business success.
  • Leading Culture – Creating an organisational culture of high performance and excellence, by demonstrating the Babcock values and behaviours. Embracing and promoting workplace diversity by conducting business to the highest standards off honesty and integrity.





Applicants must have, or be able to obtain, SC security clearance





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