Airworthiness Engineer

Job Title: Airworthiness Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Up to £36 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000020556_1585216259
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2020 09:51

Job Description

Sitec currently have an opportunity for an Airworthiness Engineer to join our client based in Filton, Bristol. This is a contract role for an initial 12 months and has a pay rate of £36p/hr Ltd.

A vacancy has arisen within the Single Aisle Continued Airworthiness Team for an Airworthiness Engineer. The jobholder will work to ensure in-service airworthiness topics for AUK responsible ATA chapters are progressed and delivered as per process agreed with the Airworthiness Authorities.

The team is looking for a candidate with previous experience in Continued Airworthiness, a working knowledge and understanding of the regulatory framework Airbus operates in would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have the ability work across multiple disciplines, and the ability to manage parallel streams of work to delivering to challenging timescales.


  • To work closely with the Design Office to ensure that Airworthiness deliverables are produced on time and to quality.
  • Give advice on airworthiness process to Design Office and Local Chief Engineering.
  • Prepare and present material at Airworthiness Review Meetings with EASA
  • Coordinate with multiple stakeholders including Chief Engineering, Customer services, Central airworthiness, Airworthiness Authorities when corrective actions are required in-service
  • Ensure Airbus maintains the type certificate and adheres to the Airworthiness Process as agreed with the Airworthiness Authorities.

The successful candidate will need to have:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Professional manner
  • Familiarity with the regulatory framework that Airbus operates in
  • Broad knowledge of aircraft structure and systems
  • Good teamworking
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of management
  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams, and work to tight deadlines
  • Good attention to detail and use of precise language in written responses
  • Capability to develop a strong Airworthiness mindset

What are the key challenges of the role?

Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders. Airworthiness risk assessments include contributions from multiple disciplines that require ratification from Airworthiness and Chief Engineering. Ensuring that airworthiness requirements are taken into account from the start of an investigation so they are reflected in the final deliverable is key. Airworthiness is a particular mindset that requires precise rationale, and an eye for detail.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.