Heathrow, United Kingdom
This is a key time to be joining British Airways as we Build a Better BA. We take huge pride in our past – but we’re looking to the future as an airline that loves embracing the best of modern Britain. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are. If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story. Together as one team, we’re connecting Britain with the world and the world to Britain like no one else
As a Senior Technical Engineer at British Airways you will provide technical leadership and supervision in the technical community and the wider business with specialist responsibility for managing specific elements of the fleet safety, reliability and operational performance with significant influence on the total operating cost of our fleet.
This aircraft structures specific discipline role requires significant Airbus and/or Boeing structures technical management experience in both repairs and structural airworthiness management with EASA Part-21 repair design experience highly desirable.
It is a role that will allow you to lead the design and development of innovative technical solutions affecting our fleet by working collaboratively with the manufacturers, component and systems suppliers and your colleagues across the airline. The diverse and extensive fleet means you must be ready to embrace new technologies, learning and leading every day in the implementation of new and better maintenance methodologies and processes. You will manage and develop elements of the approved maintenance programme, carry out safety and technical investigations and implement fleet inspections or modification programmes in consideration of the manufacturer’s recommendations and regulatory requirements.
We welcome people who want to develop their career in both the aircraft maintenance field and the wider aviation community. You will be given support and training to gain appropriate company technical engineer approvals including Part M, Part CAMO, Part 145 and Part 21 design approvals. This is a management grade role with the potential for career development in a broad range of leadership & management roles across the company.
We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at British Airways. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
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