easyJet has been decisive in meeting the challenges presented by the current pandemic by cutting costs, reducing our capex while retaining our fleet flexibility and securing an additional £2bn in funding. As Europe emerges from the Covid-19 crisis, easyJet is well placed to strengthen its leading position as a trusted brand offering value for money with an industry-leading network of primary airports.
This time has taught us more about flexibility, balance and wellbeing - whether that’s working remotely, part time, or needing extra support when times are tough – because it’s clear that our people and passion set us apart. When you fly with us you’ll see we have bags of passion for travel and getting you to your destination with the best experience possible.
Working in our non-flying roles is no different and our culture – known as our orange spirit - is a real thing – and it’s people who love to work with fast paced, quick thinking and energetic people. You need to have resilience to work here (as recent events have shown) but the experience you gain is like no other.
easyJet’s engineering and maintenance team are renowned for their innovative solutions and as part of the team you will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of the airline’s operation delivering the highest standards of Aircraft performance. As a member of the airlines engineering and Maintenance Team you will be part of the team delivering Europe’s highest technical despatch reliability as recognised by Airbus. With the current program introducing the cutting-edge NEO aircraft into the fleet there couldn’t be a better time to join the team.
As a result of our recent announcement to in-source our Line Maintenance activity at EDI an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Licenced Engineer to join the Line Maintenance Team. The Licenced Engineer will carry out all scheduled tasks as assigned by the Duty Engineer in accordance with the approved maintenance documentation. Able to demonstrate applicable technical knowledge of aircraft with hand skills required to carry out tasks assigned. Competent in the use of aircraft maintenance documentation in addition to computer-based reporting and recording systems. Supervision of small teams as required by the operation and work requirement.
easyJet maintain the highest safety standards possible and as part of your role you will ensure that the planned in-house maintenance activity supports both regulatory standards and easyJet’s industry leading safety and technical standards
To exercise your license / approval in relation to the accomplishment of scheduled, unscheduled maintenance and rectification of defects, to ensure maintenance is accomplished to the required standards and the operating programme is achieved in an efficient and safe manner.
Recording and issuing of certificates of release to service for the work accomplished in accordance with the current company and customer procedures and legislation.
To review the work and resources allocated and required to ensure expedient rectification of defects utilising allocated staff
To advise the Duty Engineer of any impending service disruptions, problems or areas of concern that may have an impact on the operating programme and keeping the Duty Engineer informed of all work performed by you during the shift.
To define the priorities to the staff allocated to you to ensure that efficient use of resources are channelled to an on time and safe flight departure.
To ensure that all documentation and its certification is completed in a timely manner and to the defined procedures to meet Company procedures and legislation.
To ensure that replacement parts and components are of an approved type, correctly certified and released and are physically inspected prior to fitting to aircraft or component. Ensure that removed components are correctly handled, labelled and blanked.
When supervising the work of others, ensure that acceptable standards of workmanship and quality are maintained, and the correct tools are employed to accomplish the task.
To compile and report of Technical Delay / Out of Service Reports in a timely manner. Reporting significant defects, discrepancies, incidents, accidents and events as required by the company and customer procedures.
To ensure equipment, facilities, vehicles and premises in his / her charge are maintained to an acceptable standard of maintenance, appearance and in compliance with the company Health & Safety policy
To assist in the departure of any Aircraft that may be preparing for departure at handover times
To take shift handover if Duty Engineer or Deputy are unable to do so
To ensure a thorough verbal handover of any tasks that are to be carried into the next shift. Also ensuring that the documentation for each task that may be complete or partially complete have been completed up to a suitable handover point.
To record all deferred defects in the shift handover log, as well as the Tech Log, and ensuring that any spares are ordered as soon as possible.
Requirements of the Role
KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
Hold EASA Part 66 B1 or B2 license and authorisation or equivalent on company aircraft
Able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of applicable airworthiness legislation
Ideally a minimum of 3 years operational experience in a line maintenance environment
Proven ability to communicate issues to management
High degree of customer focus – both internal and external
Able to work effectively in a team, as well as independently, in all levels of the organisation;
Willingness to be flexible in order to meet deadlines and overcome operational problems and embrace change and drive improvements within the business
Demonstrate a working knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
Demonstrate proficiency in IT
LOCATION & HOURS OF WORK
This full-time role will be based in Edinburgh working either DDNN 12-hour shifts or NNNN 10.75 hour shifts. Shift pattern will 4x4 with occasional travel requirements to easyJet’s headquarters or network locations.
Applicants must have the right to work in the country where the role is based and will provide upon request, proof of Right to Work in the relevant country.