Fixed term
Posted 10 months ago

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Shift supervisor, certifying engineers will carry certification on the zones and areas assigned to them. You will liaise with the Check Manager and review and approve the work of mechanics where necessary.

Job Responsibilities

  • To carry out certification of work carried out in accordance with the scope and privileges of the authorisations held and in accordance with the company
  • Supervising staff, in conjunction with a lead mechanic, allocated to the aircraft or zone that the Certifying Engineer is accountable for
  • Ensuring that any significant findings that could affect the aircraft delivery are reported via the correct channels as soon as possible
  • Ensuring that work is carried out in the most efficient manner, ensuring the aircraft turnaround times are met
  • Perform maintenance on aircraft and certify for all work performed, ensure correct staging, manual references, tooling and materials used are captured and accurate detail is provided.
  • Ensure continuity of work by completing the handover log and being available to give a handover at shift changes
  • Ensuring spares are identified and provisioned in the most time efficient manner, to avoid any delays in defect rectification
  • Keeping production boards up to date on a regular basis reflecting aircraft progress, critical item and timelines
  • Completing the customer work pack and all associated paperwork in line with regulatory requirements and company procedures
  • Ensure correct use and accuracy of the MRO system is maintained with regards to all maintenance activities.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of regulatory requirements and any associated changes in relation to EASA Part 145, Part M and Part 66
  • Housekeeping, ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy as reasonably practicable
  • Ensuring personal licence and authorisation remain valid
  • Ad hoc project work as required within the scope of the role

Qualification & Education:

  • A recognised apprenticeship within the aircraft industry or similar
  • EASA Part 66 Licence, B1 on at least 2 aircraft types on company’s approval


  • Full understanding of regulatory requirements in relation to Part 145
  • Minimum 5 years’ hands on experience of certifying aircraft with an EASA Part 66 Licence and appropriate company authorisation
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experience of supervising departmental Health & Safety & Compliance
  • Completed IOSH working safely course is desirable

Training & Knowledge:

  • Technical experience in aviation and able to demonstrate knowledge of airworthiness regulation, MOE, MEL and its use, SRM understanding and the limits of technical data and the impact of that.
  • Have a working knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance Production Planning;
  • High standard of English language (written and oral)
  • High standard of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office Suite

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Private dental insurance
  • Referral programme


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift

Application question(s):

  • Do you have proof recency in the last 6 months? (please upload)


  • EASA Part 66 B1 Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

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