UAS Sector Inspector

Job Title: UAS Sector Inspector
Location: Gatwick
Category: UAS- SARG
Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £51-56k depending on skills and relevant experience
Reference #: VN2323
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Job Description

The Role

In this replacement post, you will be working as part of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) unit, you will audit the safety of UAS organisations/operators and assess their compliance with regulations, in line with Performance Based Regulations (PBR) principles. As a technical expert you will assist the UAS Sector team, UAS Technical Policy team and Shared Service Centre (SSC) in achieving the CAA’s aims in relation to UAS and their safe use.

You will be expected to fully engage with internal and external groups as necessary to ensure the effective management of UAS safety risks in the UK CAA's Regulatory Management System. You will deliver an effective UAS oversight regime, liaising closely with the UAS Policy Team, the SSC team and Investigation and Enforcement Team.

You will also be required to assist in the assessment of non-standard UAS permissions/Operating safety cases and ensure efficient and effective partner engagement over non-standard permissions.

About You

• Engineering degree, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's License or equivalent experience.
• Detailed knowledge of the functioning of UAS regulation through meaningful and relevant experience.
• Oversight/audit experience.
• Knowledge of wider aviation matters and knowledge of national rules that govern UAS is desirable.
• Personal attributes of the post holder will include: team worker with flexible and adaptable work ethos.
• We are looking for someone with excellent communications skills across all levels and to produce concise, unambiguous discussion papers for presentation at various bodies within the CAA and Industry.

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

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th 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 fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme and much more.

Closing Date: 27th January 2019

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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