Airworthiness Surveyor

Job Title: Airworthiness Surveyor
Location: Gatwick, Manchester or Stirling
Category: Airworthiness
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Up to £65k depending on skills and relevant experience
Reference #: VN2380
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Job Description

The Role
We are currently recruiting for an Airworthiness Surveyor to become a key member of our Airworthiness Department. You will manage the Performance Based Regulatory Oversight of all types of approved airworthiness organisations and individuals. You will ensure compliance with national and international civil aviation requirements and you may carry out tasks for other bodies through the CAA's consultancy arm, CAAi.

You will primarily be responsible for the oversight of your allocated approved organisations. You will however, support the work of others within Airworthiness and other areas of the CAA. You may also be required to undertake project work on behalf of your direct manager or represent the CAA in forums including national or international collaborative activities.

For this Gatwick based role, you will have completed a recognised aeronautical engineering apprenticeship. You will need to hold an EASA Part-66 B1 or B2 License endorsed for modern complex aircraft, balanced with HNC, HND or an appropriate engineering degree. We're also looking for someone with extensive relevant experience in aviation Part-M and Part-145 organisations.

About You
• We are looking for a good communicator with the ability to evaluate, analyse and ensure compliance against safety objectives whilst remaining flexible and proportional in your approach.
• You need a good knowledge of regulatory rules coupled with personal attributes to engage and be influential within industry. Given the level of influencing and negotiation that the role requires, management experience would be a distinct advantage.
• You should be familiar with regulatory requirements such as the Air Navigation Order, BCARs, EASA Regulations and advisory material.
• Your experience of Quality Management Systems will be matched by a good grasp of IT and Safety Management Systems used within aviation.

Additional Information
Interview Date: 11th-23rd February 2019.

Working with us
The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

We offer a range of excellent benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme and much more.

Closing Date: 3rd February 2019

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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