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3 months ago
Salary band: £40k - £50k
Location: UK, London, South East, Biggin Hill Airport
Job type: Permanent
Aircraft type: Bombardier, BD-100-1A10, BD-700 Series, CL-600-2B19, Challenger 300
Contact: Greg Walker
Sector: Exterior, Interior, Licensed Maintenance - Base, Licensed Maintenance - Line
Category: Technician Jobs, B2 Licensed Engineer Jobs, B1 Licensed Engineer Jobs, Avionics Engineer Jobs

Technician, Aircraft Maintenance (Licence B1, B2 and/or C)


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 is moving to Phase 3 of our expansion plans after only 12 months of Base Maintenance operation and is seeking experienced Aircraft Engineers, B1, B2 and C for its new Service Centre located at the London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom.


The London Service Centre is part of an award winning Network of wholly owned Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centres; as well as a line maintenance station in Nice and Linz.


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.  


  • You hold an EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License: B1 and/or B2 and/or C
  • 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
  • You have experience or knowledge of working with our aircraft (LearJet, Challenger 300’s, Challenger 600’s, Challenger 850 and Global Express) or aircraft in the same class, and be able to identify them.
  • 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)
  • To have experience on business jet aircraft is desirable 



LEVEL (Developing) - B1/B2 Line Maintenance Certifying Technician


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


  • 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 line 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 (Career) – B1/B2 and C Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer



  • Typically a minimum of 3 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) 


  • 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 

 LEVEL (Specialist) -Senior Cat C Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer



  • Typically advance level of aircraft maintenance work experience or substantiated equivalent experience
  • Full proficiency of other positions listed above
  • Typically a minimum of several years of business jet experience
  • Perform role of  temporary Project Manager as needed
  • Typically one (1) year Bombardier experience
  • Perform Cat C tasks for very complex or large inspections, e.g. 8C on a Global 

Bombardier Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer


Whether your candidacy is moving on to the next step of the hiring process or not, we will keep you informed by email or by phone. 


Join us at careers.bombardier.com


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