Senior Airworthiness Engineer

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East Anglia
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Gold Group
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Senior Airworthiness Engineer



Senior Airworthiness Engineer needed for an Aerospace organisation based in Bedfordshire who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior Airworthiness Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge in certifications, airframe and system design, and compliance.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree - i.e. HNC or Degree in a suitable engineering discipline, and have a keen interest in Airworthiness. If you have commercial experience in aviation design that would be a plus!

This position will support the Airworthiness team, in the design certification documentation, leading to the certification of modifications and repairs in accordance with the EASA, CAA or DAOS requirements.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Airworthiness Engineer will include:

* Produce certification documentation in accordance with company procedures, supporting the approval of modifications and repairs to civil and military aircraft. To include the compilation of modification classification forms and compliance matrices against the applicable certification basis, special conditions and requirements for each project.
* Production of basic technical publications and supplements to support continued airworthiness, where required.
* Interact effectively with all members of the design, stress, airworthiness and project management teams.
* Liaise with customers and with the EASA/CAA/FAA regulatory authorities as required.
* Ensure that all work is completed in accordance with company procedures.
* Ensure that all work is completed in accordance the job specification.
* Ensure that all work is performed in a timely manner to allow certification to be completed to schedule.
* Any other duties as needed or required by the business. Such other relevant duties may be assigned by the Manager in agreement with you. Such agreement should not be unreasonably withheld.

What experience you need to be the successful Senior Airworthiness Engineer:

* Minimum of four years’ experience working within an EASA approved Part 21J Design organisation.
* Experience of compiling certification plans and compliance matrices.
* Experience in interpreting EASA CS23 and CS25 requirements and AMC.
* Experience in interpreting FAA FAR23 and FAR25 requirements and associated ACs.
* Good overall knowledge of airframe and system design and certification requirements.
* Overall knowledge of certification requirements (e.g. EASA Part 21 and EASA Certification Specifications, BCAR and Defence Standards etc).
* Good knowledge of typical means of compliance for qualification and certification programmes.
* Appreciation of all aspects of airworthiness and certification support through the lifetime of a product.
* Ability to handle and reproduce complex technical language in plain, concise and correct English.
* Ability to follow procedures with minimal supervision.
* Good IT skills – particularly MS Office tools.
* Keen attention to detail for the tasks required, particularly with regard to the accuracy of documentation produced.
* Ability to follow a clear, logical process methodically.
* Knowledge of ARP4754, ARP4761 and functional hazard analysis. - Desirable

Must be eligible for SC Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Airworthiness Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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Contact Details:
Gold Group
Tel: 01342330557
Fax: 01342 330 520
Contact: Alii Thorogood

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