Licensed Aircraft Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00008656-1
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Employer: Bombardier
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Aviation
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

BOMBARDIER the evolution of mobility


At Bombardier Aerospace, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.


Bombardier Aerospace at Biggin Hill seeking experienced Licensed Aircraft Engineers, (B1/B2/C) for its facility in London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom.


The London Service Centre will join an award-winning Network of wholly-owned Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centres.


In your role you will,   

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, inspects and performs maintenance on customer aircraft.  
  • Performs and documents all work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required.  

As our ideal candidate,

  • You hold an UK CAA & EASA Part 66 Aircraft Technician License: B1 and/or B2 and/or C
  • You are type-rated on relevant Bombardier Business Aircraft Type including; Challenger 300’s, Challenger 600’s and Global or aircraft
  • You have up to date basic knowledge requirements of Appendix I to Part-66
  • You have basic knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations
  • Have been involved in at least 6 months of actual relevant aircraft or component maintenance experience in any consecutive 2-year period
  • Have knowledge on, and practicing of, human factors, human performance and limitations
  • Have knowledge on EWIS and CDCCL when relevant
  • You have experience working during last two years on at least one aircraft type for each license (sub)category
  • Be current on all training requirements (recurrent/continuation training)
  • Have the ability to interpret and work with engineering drawings
  • Be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form on individual task and / or aircraft status
  • Be highly proficient in using standard tools, special tools and operate ground support equipment
  • Have the ability to work in accordance with the maintenance data and to notify the function responsible of defects or mistakes requiring rectification to re-establish required maintenance standards
  • Have the ability to use information systems (computer skills)



LEVEL (Developing) - B1/B2 Base Maintenance Aircraft Technician



  • Be able to train, coach and support other employees
  • Perform complete engine runs as required
  • Perform complex repairs on aircraft systems
  • Supervise Mechanics when carrying out maintenance tasks, and determine that relevant tasks or inspections have been carried out to the required standard
  • Release maintenance tasks that are performed by him-/herself or under his supervision for which he/she is trained and authorized
  • Sign off base maintenance tasks that are performed by him-/herself or under his/her supervision, in support of Certifying Staff Category C
  • Perform maintenance at off-site locations
  • Assist when providing time estimates 


LEVEL (Developing) - B1/B2 Base Aircraft Technician


  • Typically, additional civil maintenance work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to train other employees
  • Part-147 approved type training (B1/B2) on Bombardier type
  • Typically, some experience in corporate preferred
  • Engine run qualified, preferred 

LEVEL (Career) – B1/B2 and C Base Aircraft Technician Certifying



  • Ability to identify constraints and addressed, pro-actively prepare maintenance projects (e.g. organizing work stations, and efficient planning of tasks
  • Verify if Mechanics and B1/B2 Support Staff assigned (‘crew’) are qualified to perform the task(s)
  • Ensure Cat C tasks are delegated to other Cat C or senior B1/B2 when not available. Delegating duties does not relieve the Cat C of the overall responsibility for the crew
  • Understand that when also carrying out maintenance tasks, such tasks should not be undertaken when incompatible with the project-management responsibilities
  • Prioritize work, and coordinate/assign daily work plan to the crew 
  • Ensure tasks as performed are in accordance with Bombardiers Maintenance Organization Procedures
  • Ensure that all required maintenance tasks are carried out, that all work accomplished is airworthy and, where not completed, that deferrals will be reported to the operator 
  • Provide time estimates. Monitor efficiency, to ensure that scheduled man-hours are not exceeded, and coordinate overtime requirements with the Project Manager 
  • Ensure crew maintains good housekeeping practices 
  • Ensure all task-handovers are done at the end of the shift, as well as the shift-handover 
  • Release aircraft and authorized, by signing the Certificate of Release to Service after base maintenance 


  • Typically, a minimum of 5 years’ experience as Cat B1 and/or Cat B2 certifier and/or base maintenance support staff
  • Full proficiency of Cat B1/B2 or equivalent
  • Part-147 approved familiarization training on type (Cat C)