UK CAA B1 & B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineers Ref# V-32687-4

  • South East, Greater London, Hounslow, UK
  • £65 - £75 per hour
  • Interim/Contract
  • V-32687-4

Holt Executive are partnered with a prominent aviation technology pioneer, providing market-leading products to some of the biggest names in commercial aviation.

Our partner is seeking UK CAA Licensed B1 & B2 Aircraft Engineers on a 6-month contract basis to join their team at Heathrow. 

This opportunity offers a 6-month contract position, working Inside IR35, with a top hourly rate of up to £75.00, depending on experience.

The UK CAA Licensed B1 & B2 Aircraft Engineers will leverage their expertise to perform comprehensive aircraft maintenance, both inside and outside the cabin. This includes maintaining In-Flight Entertainment Systems and ensuring all modifications comply with strict UK CAA regulations.

Key Responsibilities for the UK CAA Licensed B1 & B2 Aircraft Engineers:

  • Perform built-in test (BIT) and manual test of IFE systems.
  • Troubleshoot electronic units, cabling or seat consoles in which failures occur down to the line replaceable modules, using knowledge of electronic theory.
  • Identify necessary repairs to restore functional acceptance, which may require replacing defective line replaceable modules and/or cabling.
  • Perform maintenance checks on Customer aircraft for various airlines.
  • Operate a vehicle on airport property and around aircraft.
  • Operate airline communications equipment.
  • Communicate and interface with customers.
  • Document the testing and repairs using computer and bar-coding equipment.
  • Assist in tracking the spare inventory.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.

 Key Skills and Experience Required by the UK CAA Licensed B1 & B2 Aircraft Engineers:   

  • Must have a B1 (with or without type).
  • B2 license with type rating (one of the following: A320, A330, A350, A380, B737. B747, B777, B787.
  • Must be able to pass a 5-year background check, extensive security and reference checks for Airside access.
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • General knowledge of fundamental electrical Engineer or related experience acquired through commercial aviation, military experience or technical school education is highly preferred, but not required.
  • IFE or avionics experience is highly preferred, but not essential.
  • Must have the ability to climb and work from a ladder or platform, and endure sitting, standing, bending or twisting for extended periods.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate under extreme weather conditions and in confined spaces for extended periods.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions, procedures, blueprints, diagrams, and manuals and to comprehend and follow verbal instructions in English.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.

If your skills and experience match this UK CAA Licensed B1 & B2 Aircraft Engineers opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 


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