B1 Licensed Engineer

Prestwick, South Ayrshire

Maintenance and Engineering

Full Time



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An opportunity has arisen with my client for a B1 Licensed Engineer with type ratings on a permanent basis. The role of the Licensed Engineer is to use your skills, knowledge and experience to carry out all maintenance activities within the line environment. Our client prides themselves on meeting their customer’s needs every single time across our entire network.

Role: B1 Licensed Engineer – Type ratings required are at the bottom of the Job Description.
Salary: Upon Application
Location: Prestwick
Hours: 5,5,4 Shift Pattern – Days & Nights


  • To carry out certification of work carried out in accordance with the scope and privileges of the authorisations held and in accordance with the company
  • Supervising staff, in conjunction with a lead mechanic, allocated to the aircraft or zone that the Certifying Engineer is accountable for
  • Ensuring that any significant findings that could affect the aircraft delivery are reported via the correct channels as soon as possible
  • Ensuring that work is carried out in the most efficient manner, ensuring the aircraft turnaround times are met
  • Perform maintenance on aircraft and certify for all work performed, ensure correct staging, manual references, tooling and materials used are captured and accurate detail is provided.
  • Ensure continuity of work by completing the handover log and being available to give a handover at shift changes
  • Ensuring spares are identified and provisioned in the most time efficient manner, to avoid any delays in defect rectification
  • Keeping production boards up to date on a regular basis reflecting aircraft progress, critical item and timelines
  • Completing the customer work pack and all associated paperwork in line with regulatory requirements and company procedures
  • Ensure correct use and accuracy of the MRO system is maintained with regards to all maintenance activities.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of regulatory requirements and any associated changes in relation to EASA Part 145, Part M and Part 66
  • Housekeeping, ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy as reasonably practicable
  • Ensuring personal licence and authorisation remain valid
  • Ad hoc project work as required within the scope of the role


  • Base maintenance experience
  • Hold A330 and/or A320 and/or B787 type on licence and/or B737
  • You must hold a current UK CAA Part 66 B1 Licence
  • Full Clean driving license required.
  • Have extensive knowledge of Base Maintenance activities with hands on working experience.
  • Ability to work a shift pattern including nights.
  • Good standard of written/ spoken English including the ability to interact at a technical level.
  • You must have the right to work in the UK – Proof will be required at the scheduling interview stage.

One of the below types are required-

  • Hold A330 and/or A320 and/or B787 type on licence and/or B737

If you are an experienced B1 and/or hold additional/other types on your licence, please still apply. If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation
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