Licenced (Licensed) Aircraft Engineer

Posting Date: 15 April 2019

Location: Wolverhampton, Shropshire, GB, WV7 3EX

Company: Babcock

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Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation employing over 28,000 people across the world. Babcock offer a hugely diverse number of career options.



General Description of Job

We wish to appoint a Licenced Aircraft Engineer (LAE), Reporting to the Operations Manager. The key accountabilities of the job holder will be as follows:

  • Provide a CRS signature for 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 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.



Qualifications and Experience



  • 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.



  • Composite Materials Experience.
  • Human Factors Qualified.
  • Recognised SHE Qualification
  • Supervisory experience in a Civil/Military Aviation environment.
  • Defence industry experience.
  • 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.



Additional Information


  • The above position comes with a range of benefits including Company Pension Scheme.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undertake MOD security clearance.
  • All applicants must hold the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 year reference checks.  Verification of any essential qualifications/passport/licenses must be shown at interview stage.





RAF Cosford, Albrighton, Wolverhampton





Applicants must have, or be able to obtain, SC Security Clearance






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