Airworthiness Surveyor

 
Job Title: Airworthiness Surveyor
Location: Gatwick
Category: Airworthiness
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Competitive
Reference #: VN1622
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Job Description

The CAA is the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly changing aviation environment.

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

The role

As a key member of our Airworthiness Department, you will be responsible for the Performance Based Regulatory Oversight of all types of approved airworthiness organisations and individuals to ensure compliance with national and international civil aviation requirements. This will include tasks for other bodies through the CAA’s consultancy arm, CAAi.

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

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

What we are looking for

It is essential that you are 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 inspire 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 have a good knowledge of regulatory requirements, including 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 the aviation industry.

If you’d like the opportunity to influence air operating regulations for the UK and Europe and work for a respected worldwide regulatory authority, please get in contact.

Interview dates: Mid-April 2018

 
Closing Date: 28th March 2018
 

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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