Licensed Aircraft Engineer

16 May 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About Flybe

Flybe is Europe's largest regional airline, with 10 UK bases covering many of the UK and Europe's main cities. We pride ourselves on an excellent level of service to our customers and adopt the same approach to our staff at Exeter HQ and beyond. Based within close proximity to the M5, our offices are easily accessible to commuters living in the South West. Some of the great benefits of working for Flybe include:

*The retention scheme is GBP 6K per annum for Flybe's financial year. You will receive this prorated from your start date until the end of the financial year (April 2019), with 50% paid in monthly increments and 50% paid lump sum at year end (April 2019)

  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities
  • Staff Travel Scheme - heavily discounted UK/European flights
  • Free Parking & Cycle To Work Schemes
  • Retail discounts with some of the biggest brands
  • Opportunity to attend Exeter Chiefs & Exeter City FC matches, free of charge!
  • Job purpose
    To carry out aircraft maintenance, line station tasks and AOG recovery. There are several vacancies across Flybe's network and positions are available at the following locations: London/Exeter/Belfast/Edinburgh/SouthamptonKey Responsibilities

  • Carry out aircraft maintenance
  • Liaise effectively with maintenance control to recover tech aircraft as required
  • Maintain aircraft status on Company computer systems
  • Maintain the control and accuracy of aircraft tech logs and other documents by complying with relevant Company procedures and instructions
  • Maintain an accurate daily handover by completing the handover log ensuring all relevant information is included and all the necessary boxes are completed and that each entry/page is signed
  • Ensure all spares & equipment is booked out on the computer system
  • Receive and dispatch tools/parts and equipment to/from the line station
  • Monitor for sufficient quantities of O2, N2 and other consumables as required by carrying out regular checks and to order items when required
  • Stores environment checks
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment to ensure safe and serviceable condition by carrying out relevant daily/weekly/monthly checks
  • Ensure correct disposal of environmental waste by complying with regulations and following the established local policy for correct collection and disposal
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the line accommodation and vehicles by regularly cleaning the accommodation and ensuring that vehicles are left free from rubbish at the end of each shift and washed when required
  • Carry out monthly line station self-audits by completing form QA/051 on the first day/night shift of every month
  • Carry out accommodation weekly checks by checking the condition of the accommodation with reference to the appropriate check sheets
  • Provide line station shift cover and AOG recovery
  • Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Aircraft maintenance experience
  • Aircraft engineering apprenticeship/ military training or equivalent
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office
  • B1 or B2 licensed engineer
  • Full driving license
  • Good communication skills
  • Good team player who can work by themselves
  • Good organiser
  • Flexible and committed approach to the job
  • Must be able to hold Airside pass and driving permit.
  • Application Close Date

    27/05/2018 - Please note that you may be contacted before the close date.

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