Inspecting Officer - Continuing Airworthiness

Job Title: Inspecting Officer - Continuing Airworthiness
Location: Gatwick
Category: Airworthiness
Type: Permanent
Salary: In the region of £35,000 to £40,000
Reference #: VN2095
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Job Description

You will perform a vital role within the Continued Airworthiness (CAW) section of AW. As an Inspecting Officer (IO) you will undertake technical evaluation, interpretation and assessment of a range of data, identifying significant issues to inform the CAW strategy decisions

You will be required to research specific in-service events in conjunction with an assigned Surveyor, liaising the relevant external organisations to ensure timely completion of investigations.

Disseminate information on occurrences and on safety data derived from occurrences, to relevant parties.

Assist in the assessment and interpretation of new occurrences, including alerting the CAW Manager to any high priority occurrences

Provide weekly and monthly analysis of CAW issues for the relevant AW Management Committee meetings. Assist where necessary in the presentation of the analysis at these meetings, being able to confidently deal with questions and challenges from the Head of AW and Sector Managers.


About You

You will have aviation industry experience in an engineering environment, combined with a technical education, apprenticeship or similar to HNC / HND level (or equivalent) as a minimum.

It is essential you are a good communicator with personal credibility to inspire respect within industry and initiate actions to ensure compliance and safety.

You must have the ability to produce material to specified standards and the ability to investigate and reach justified conclusions.

Knowledge of regulatory requirements, EASA and National approval & certification requirements including UK & European legislation is preferable.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy but rewarding team.

Additional Information
Interview Date: 19 and 20 March 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 fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme and much more.

Closing Date: 3rd March 2019
  or     if you have applied to the CAA previously

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