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BN JOB DESCRIPTION

A: The Role

Job Title

Continued Airworthiness Manager

BN Group Business

BN Aviation Ltd

Department / Section

Part M

Responsible to

Maintenance Manager

Location

Daedalus Airfield, Lee-on-the-Solent

Grade

5AM

Salary

TBC

Employment status 

Fixed Term

Job purpose 

Carry out functions relating to EASA Part M technical records. Maintenance of audit programme and records (internal and external). 

 

To manage continuing airworthiness for contracted and company owned aircraft in accordance with applicable regulatory and company requirements.

 

To support the Management Team in ensuring that activities are completed to the required standards in accordance with the Company procedures and Regulatory airworthiness, design and quality requirements.  To meet the agreed company / customer requirements and programme plan.


 

Hours of work 

Full time 40 hours per week, from 08.00 to 16.30, Monday to Friday.

Business / Department purpose 

To provide operational support in the EASA Part M management of aircraft. 

Organisation chart 

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager

 

Financial accountabilities (if applicable)

Not applicable

Role accountabilities (if applicable)

EASA Form 4 Post Holder

Staff responsibilities (if applicable)

•       Number of employees managed/supervised

•       Number of FTE (Full Time Equivalents) employees managed/supervised

None

B: Role Description

Main tasks/Accountabilities

Approximate hours per week

Act as prime contact with applicable Regulators and Accreditors on matters relating to the EASA Part M approvals, with regulatory requirements to ensure a coherent communication channel is established and maintained and ensure that all Regulatory Approvals and the supporting policies and procedures are properly maintained.

4

Ensure that all necessary resources are available to support continuing airworthiness including; office accommodation, approved data, training, staff training, computer/internet systems and reporting any concerns over lack of resources to the Accountable Manager.

As required

Liaise with owners/operators on all matters related to continuing airworthiness under Part M approval.

1

Establish and develop maintenance programmes for contracted aircraft.  Present such programmes to the competent authority  for approval and the subsequent review of such programmes.

As required

Presentation of approved programmes to aircraft owners/operators.

As required

Ensure all maintenance on contracted aircraft, is carried out by an appropriately approved Part 145 or Part M sub-part F organisation.

1

All necessary information relating to scheduled maintenance is provided to the Part 145, Part M sub-part F organisation, in good time to facilitate the effective planning and scheduling of maintenance in accordance with the approved maintenance programme.

As required

To maintain standards and discipline within the team and report to the Maintenance Manager any issues that requires attention.

As required

Ensure all applicable maintenance is carried out in a timely fashion, in accordance with the approved maintenance programme and correctly certified by appropriately licensed, authorised personnel.

1

Ensure all defects are rectified or deferred in accordance with CAME & MEL where applicable.

1

Ensure all mandatory requirements for airworthiness (AD’s/generic requirements) have been complied with.

0.5

Ensure effective management of modifications and approved repairs (Part 21) and ensure they are correctly recorded/certified by appropriately authorised personnel.

1

Ensure effective control of ‘life limited’ components and component inspections in accordance with AMP and OEM Service Instructions.

1

Ensure effective control of aircraft hours and cycles.

1

Management of any variations to the maintenance programme.

0.5

Ensure currency and correct configuration of the Flight Manual.

As required

Verification of accuracy of aircraft mass and balance reports.

As required

Verification of continued compliance with the aircrafts Type Certificate.

As required

Ensure that the Certificate of Airworthiness for supported aircraft under Part M remains valid in regard to: the airworthiness of the aircraft, the continued validity of the Airworthiness Review Certificate and any condition or limitation defined on the certificate.

As required

Generation of Hangar Project (Work Packs) to reflect AMP requirements, modifications and defect rectification as required and the provision of such work packs to the approved maintenance organisation.

4

Management of the control of aircraft log books including updating on completion of all maintenance work.

1

Where BN Aviation is the approved maintenance organisation, the Continuing Airworthiness Manager is responsible together with the Maintenance Manager for the management of hangar capacity loading and man hours planning, taking due account of the required resources including Engineering Licence coverage and where there is a mismatch between load and capacity advising the Maintenance Manager.

2

Together with the Quality Manager the reporting of occurrences to the competent authority and where applicable the OEM.

As required

Management of records relating to Continuing Airworthiness and ensuring the integrity of such records is maintained at all times. Further ensuring such records are available for inspection by the owner/operator or competent authority .

As required

Together with the Quality Manager, the management of document control and update of all publications. Control of applicable BN Aviation document control records.

As required

The collation, liaison and submission to Rolls Royce of engine data in accordance with flight hour agreements for supported operators.

As required

The day to day management of the Technical Publications Library.

0.5

Audit of Hangar Projects and associated Aircraft Technical Records.

1

Liaison with regulatory bodies in relation to continuing airworthiness.

As required

Production of procedures and work instructions.

0.5

To undertake training as appropriate in order to fulfil the requirements for the role.

0.5

Achieve and strive to exceed the productivity levels as set by your line manager.

As required

Maintain professional and / or technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.

0.5

Understand the company’s ethos, the purpose of the business and maintain company confidentiality at all times.

As required

Comply with appropriate legislation, current regulations and Company policies and procedures as set out in the Company handbook and other publications communicated to you from time to time.

As required

Have regard and where necessary comply with the Company’s systems established to ensure compliance with those policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations which could have an impact on your working area.

As required

Communicate effectively with all members of your team and the business alike, identify early potential risks, seek clarification of you are unsure and provide feedback on all aspects of the business to your line manager.

As required

Undertake and successfully pass appropriate training applicable to your role as communicated to you from time to time and proactively identify training opportunities for your own advancement and self-improvement.

0.5

Proactively comply with and advocate company Health and Safety policies and procedures.

As required

Process any personal data in your possession in accordance with company policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.

As required

This is not intended to be an exhaustive or definitive list, you may be required to carry out other duties as required.

C: Personal Specification

The following applies:

•      E = Essential to carry out role to minimum required standard

•      D = Desirable but not essential to carry out the role

Where criteria are listed as Essential, you must meet these criteria in order to qualify for the role. If criteria are marked as Desirable, then these may be used as part of a selection process to determine the most suitable person for the role and may also be used to determine any future training requirements.

Specification

E

D

Education/Qualifications

Served recognised Avionics / Electrical Apprenticeship or MIL Aviation Tech Class 2 or BTEC Level 3 Aeronautical Engineering and NVQ Level 3 Aeronautical Engineering or Part 66 B2 Maintenance License.

 

5 GCSE grade C or above including Maths, English and a Science subject.

 

EASA Part 147 Islander Airframe Course (within 6 months of start date).

 

Current Human Factors certificate.

 

Part 66 B1.1, B1.2 or B2 Maintenance License.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skills/Abilities

Self-motivated, committed and hard working.

Decision maker and problem solver.

Team building and leadership skills.

Knowledge of aircraft technical records and component control configuration.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Ability to remain flexible to meet the wider demands of an expanding business.

Good command of English spelling and grammar in all written correspondence.

Statistical analysis (airframe/engine calculations).

A good understanding of aircraft systems.

Excellent IT and communication, including command of English.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience

Sufficient time served working in Aerospace Engineering, Quality or MRO. 

Experience of working on small turbo-prop or piston fixed wing aircraft.

 

Aircraft production experience.

 

 

 

 

 

Personal qualities

A leading team member, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Attention to detail and process orientation.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Ability to remain flexible to meet the wider demands of an expanding business.

 

 

 

Special factors

Can obtain SC Level of Security clearance.

Travel to other Group Companies and customer sites, both in the UK and abroad.

Full, clean UK (car) driving licence.

Working knowledge of EASA Part 145 and Part M regulation.

Working knowledge of BCAR A8-21 and A8-23 regulation.

Working knowledge of ISO 9000 / AS9100.

Working knowledge of FARs (USA).

Certification of airworthiness issue/ renewal compilation.