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Employment type:  Permanent

Employment basis: Full Time

Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

Standard Hours: 40 hours per week

Closing date:  9th March 2018


Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Aircraft Maintenance Team Leader to

join Britten-Norman Aviation Limited, a subsidiary of the Britten-Norman Limited, producer of one of the most successful civil aircraft ever manufactured in the UK. 

Britten-Norman also manufactures a highly versatile, low cost surveillance aircraft type which is in use with a number of military and police operators world-wide including the UK’s Army Air Corps.

his role is based at our Daedalus Airfield, Lee-on-the-Solent premises.


Purpose of the role

To support the Management Team in ensuring that aircraft maintenance activities are completed to the required standards in accordance with the company procedures and regulatory airworthiness, design and quality requirements.

To work as Part-66 B1 Support Staff, within scope of company authorisations, to certify base maintenance tasks.


Primary Tasks

Main tasks will include but are not limited to:

Supervision of Maintenance Team

Carry out aircraft maintenance, inspection and repair of mechanical systems and structures either at home base or deployed, in accordance with company procedures

Carry out the embodiment of aircraft mechanical modifications in accordance company procedures.

Carry out fault finding of defects, rectifying defects as found in accordance with Aircraft Maintenance Manual and other Approved Data.


Key Skills and Attributes:

Communication: Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to retain composure and flexibility under pressure.

Organisation: Ability to multi-task and to determine and manage priorities to meet multiple deadlines

Team Working: Effective in a team and as an individual, with strong leadership skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Package (including but not limited to Work, Excel and outlook).

Ability to carry out modifications to aircraft structures in accordance with drawings and modification leaflets.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:

EASA Part 66 B1.1 and/or B1.2 Maintenance License with Group 3 or BN2B (Lycoming) and/or BN2T (RR250) type ratings.

Served recognised Aircraft Apprenticeship or Military equivalent


Required Experience

Extensive experience in embodying aircraft modifications.

Extensive experience in carrying out aircraft maintenance.

Experience of working on small turbo-prop or piston fixed wing aircraft Is not essential, but desirable.



The benefits associated with this role include:

33 days holiday (Inclusive of bank holidays)

Contributory pension scheme

Eligibility to join the healthcare scheme upon successful completion of the probation period


Any offer of employment will be conditional, subject to the successful completion of the Company’s Security Clearance process.  This will be arranged by the Company on the candidate’s behalf.      


If you wish to apply for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role, to by the closing date.


Interviews will be held week commencing 12th March 2018.


Due to the high number of applicants we receive, unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applications. As such, if you have not received a response from us within 3 weeks of submitting your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.