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BIH regularly recruits for pilots, engineers, administration and aviation sales personnel to add to its talented 150-strong air and ground teams. Our current vacancies are listed below.  Should you be interested in applying for a role, please forward your CV to the details provided and we will be in touch.


Current Vacancies:




LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS B1.3 – S61 HELICOPTER – FALKLAND ISLANDS 

British International Helicopters are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B1.3 engineer type rated on the S61 helicopters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in the Falkland Islands.

The successful engineer will be a motivated professional with high individual standards.

Duties will be to perform a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks with priority being given to mechanical tasks dependent on the engineer’s licence, however the engineer must be willing to undertake other duties as required when workload dictates.

Tasking will include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectification, embodiment of modifications, service bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory maintenance. 

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate competence in fault finding, scheduled maintenance and installation of modifications, including the use of hand tools and specialised test equipment.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager or Chief Engineer (who), the ability to work with minimal supervision and to take responsibility for your own work is essential. You should be capable of organising your own workload within those limits set by the Island Chief Engineer.

You must also be an effective team player, capable of working as part of a small dedicated team of engineers and can interact well with your colleagues and the wider business.

Qualifications 

  • EASA B1.3 licence, type rated S61.
  • Full UK driving license.

Experience

  • At least two years Line or Base maintenance on S61.

If this role is of interest to you please send your CV with a covering letter to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

This role is based in the Falkland Islands, on a 6-week shift rotation, the successful candidate will need to comply with Falkland Islands Immigration policy and obtain a relevant work permit if not a Falkland Islands resident.

LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS B1.3 – AS365N HELICOPTER – NEWQUAY, CORNWALL

British International Helicopters are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B1.3 licensed engineer type rated on the AS365N helicopters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in Newquay.

The successful engineers will be motivated professionals with high individual standards.

Duties will be to perform a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks with priority being given to avionic/mechanical tasks dependent on the engineer’s licence, however the engineers must be willing to undertake other duties as required when workload dictates.

Tasking will include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectification, embodiment of modifications, service bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory maintenance. 

The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate competence in fault finding, scheduled maintenance and installation of modifications, including the use of hand tools and specialised test equipment.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the ability to work with minimal supervision and to take responsibility for your own work is essential. You should be capable of organising your own workload within those limits set by the Chief Engineer.

You must also be an effective team player, capable of working as part of a small dedicated team of engineers and can interact well with your colleagues and the wider business.

Qualifications 

  • EASA B1.3 licence, type rated AS365N series. C Certified would be an advantage.
  • Full UK driving license.

Experience

  • At least two years Line or Base maintenance on AS365N.

If this role is of interest to you please send your CV with a covering letter to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS B2 – S61 HELICOPTER – FALKLAND ISLANDS 

British International Helicopters (Offshore) are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B2 licensed engineer type rated on the S61 helicopters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in the Falkland Islands.

The successful engineers will be motivated professionals with high individual standards.

Duties will be to perform a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks with priority being given to avionic/mechanical tasks dependent on the engineer’s licence, however the engineers must be willing to undertake other duties as required when workload dictates.

Tasking will include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectification, embodiment of modifications, service bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory maintenance. 

The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate competence in fault finding, scheduled maintenance and installation of modifications, including the use of hand tools and specialised test equipment.

Reporting to Chief Engineer, the ability to work with minimal supervision and to take responsibility for your own work is essential. You should be capable of organising your own workload within those limits set by the Chief Engineer.

You must also be an effective team player, capable of working as part of a small dedicated team of engineers and can interact well with your colleagues and the wider business.

Qualifications 

  • EASA B1.3 licence, type rated S61.
  • Full UK driving license.

Experience

  • At least two years Line or Base maintenance on S61.

If this role is of interest to you please send your CV with a covering letter to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

This role is based in the Falkland Islands, on a 6-week shift rotation, the successful candidate will need to comply with Falkland Islands Immigration policy and obtain a relevant work permit if not a Falkland Islands resident.

LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS B2 – AS365N HELICOPTER – NEWQUAY, CORNWALL

British International Helicopters are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B2 licensed engineer type rated on the AS365N helicopters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in Newquay.

The successful engineers will be motivated professionals with high individual standards.

Duties will be to perform a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks with priority being given to avionic/mechanical tasks dependent on the engineer’s licence, however the engineers must be willing to undertake other duties as required when workload dictates.

Tasking will include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectification, embodiment of modifications, service bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory maintenance.

The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate competence in fault finding, scheduled maintenance and installation of modifications, including the use of hand tools and specialised test equipment.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the ability to work with minimal supervision and to take responsibility for your own work is essential. You should be capable of organising your own workload within those limits set by the Chief Engineer.

You must also be an effective team player, capable of working as part of a small dedicated team of engineers and can interact well with your colleagues and the wider business.

Qualifications 

  • EASA B1.3 licence, type rated AS365N series. C Certified would be an advantage.
  • Full UK driving license.

Experience

  • At least two years Line or Base maintenance on AS365N.

If this role is of interest to you please send your CV with a covering letter to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS B1.3 – AW 189 HELICOPTER – FALKLAND ISLANDS

Are you looking for a new and exciting role?

British International Helicopter Services Ltd are based in the UK and provide Search & Rescue and Support Helicopters on the Falkland Islands, along with other UK located contracts.

Our Falkland Islands base is currently recruiting for B1.3 – AW189 type rated Helicopter Engineers to perform a wide rangeof aircraft maintenance tasks in the line/base maintenance environment. Tasking will include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectification, embodiment of modifications, service bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory maintenance.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate competence in fault finding, scheduled maintenance and installation of modifications, including the use of hand tools and specialised test equipment.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the ideal candidate will have the ability to work with minimal supervision. You must also be an effective team player, capable of working as part of a small dedicated team of engineers and be able to interact well with your colleagues and the wider business. Organising you workload within the limits set and taking responsibility for your own work is also essential.

The teams work for 6 days per week, on a 6 week on the Falkland Islands/ 6 week off basis. Travel to and from UK and accommodation whilst on Falklands is provided where appropriate. 

Qualifications

  • EASA B1.3 licence, type rated AW189.
  • Full UK driving license.

Experience

  • At least one years Line or Base maintenance on AW189.

This role is based in the Falkland Islands, the successful candidate will need to comply with Falkland Islands Immigration policy and obtain a relevant work permit if not a Falkland Islands resident.

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

No Agencies please.

AW189 SENIOR TRAINING CAPTAIN 

British International Helicopter Services Ltd has an exciting opportunity to join it’s team of professionals supporting the Falkland Islands operation. We are seekinga Senior Training Captain for our AW 189 SAR Fleet.

Duties and Job Description

The position of AW189 Senior Training Captain reports to the BIH Head of Training and is based primarily at the company’s Newquay Airport base however, regular visits to the AW 189 SAR operation in the Falklands will be required. The primary function is to provide the management team with the specialist operating, training and standardisation advice.  Therefore, achieving and maintenance of a valid AW 189 SAR line check is an essential requirement.  Additionally, they must provide instruction and examining on the AW189 in both the aircraft and the simulator.  When required they will deliver type qualified crews via the Head of Training to the Director of Operations. This will involve coordination amongst several parties and may involve visits to any company operation, any simulator location as well as to other locations as required by the company.

The successful applicant will contribute to line flying duties.

Detailed duties are contained within the company Operations Manual but will include conducting Type Rating training, assisting of planning and supervision of all type related training including initial qualification, line and role training and ground related training. Also, as the STC you will be expected to propose amendments to policies and procedures to reflect changes in legislation or changes to aircraft operation. As a valued team member, you will be encouraged to propose improvements to safety in training.

The successful candidate will be required to adhere to company policies and procedures as detailed in the company Operations Manual

Working Routine
Working routine will be as directed by the Head of Training and in line with BIH FTL requirements.  Flexibility is essential.

Remuneration. 
Level of remuneration will be in accordance current allowances for TRI/TRE as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements 

  • EASA Airline Transport Pilots Licence (Helicopters)
  • 2500 hours including 500 hours on Medium/Heavy helicopter types
  • Previous rotary command experience
  • Ideally previous SAR experience

Selection Criteria. 
Selection will be by interview. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a sound technical understanding of SAR operations and, preferably, of the AW 189 aircraft. They should demonstrate ability to instruct as well as having an interest in being part of a training department whose aim is the promotion of high-quality training and the maintenance of very high standards

Applications.    
Applications are invited from AW 189 type rated pilots preferably with a training background or SAR experienced pilots holding a current EASA TRE qualification on another type.  Necessary training for this position will commence in 2019.

If you have the relevant skills and experience, we look forward to receiving your application.

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

Closing date January 25th, 2019

Candidates must be able to satisfy the requirements of Falkland Islands Immigration policy in order to qualify for the necessary work permit.

OFFICE MANAGER – FALKLANDS ISLANDS

Are you looking for a varied and exciting management role, which has a different challenge every day?

British International Helicopter Services Ltd is based in the UK and provides Search & Rescue and Helicopter Support on the Falkland Islands. We are a varied team of Pilots, Engineers and support roles, which includes locals and a broader European workforce, of talented and highly skilled individuals.

Reporting to the Operations Director, we are looking for an Office Manager who has excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication (written, verbal and visual) skills. You must be able to juggle a broad mix of tasks and priorities and be very flexible in what you are asked to do.

You will need to work with the minimum of direction and be motivated by having happy, well managed employees and getting a good job done. People management experience, which may have been gained through work history, or through your own personal experience in managing a local sports team, a family, local events, etc. would be an advantage. 

This newly created full-time role will be working Monday to Friday and be based at the company’s base at Mount Pleasant Falkland Island. Flexibility on working days and hours will be considered for the right person.

Duties will include, but are not limited to :- 

  • Providing a local point of contact and communication between the UK management team and locally based employees.
  • Acting as non-technical line manager, including managing absence, holidays and ensuring that company policies are adhered to.
  • Managing employee needs, including transport and communication.
  • Managing local finances.
  • Working closely with other parts of the business on things such as recruitment, co-ordinating training, work permits etc.
  • Ensuring that healthcare and safety needs of our employees are met.
  • Finding creative solutions to a wide variety of challenges.

If you are interested, please apply in writing, telling us about you and how your experience matches the skills we are looking for. We would also like a short cv that tells us about the jobs you have done.

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

Closing date: Friday 18th January 2019

Candidates must be able to satisfy the requirements of Falkland Islands Immigration policy in order to qualify for the necessary work permit.

FALKLANDS OPERATIONS MANAGER

British International Helicopters have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Officer to join our existing Falkland Islands Base on a full-time basis. Our Operations Officers form an integral and important part of our helicopter operation supporting one of our key clients.

This is a challenging role and will coordinate helicopters operating in both a Support Role and a 24/7 Search and Rescue role. This role will cover early and late shifts and overnight availability.

Working on a roster pattern the successful candidate will possess the following associated criteria: -

Essential

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Proficient decision making
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work independently

Desirable

  • Possess some experience working within military or support contracts

Some specific tasks required of our Operations Officers include:

  • Coordination between crews, engineering department and client
  • Monitoring crew fatigue management systems
  • Provision of flight planning material
  • Flight following
  • Communicating with airborne aircraft
  • Coordination of flights

This rewarding role is subject to a security clearance process and ability to meet local work permit requirements.

Competitive remuneration available.

If you are interested, please apply in writing, telling us about you and how your experience matches the skills we are looking for. We would also like a short cv that tells us about the jobs you have done.

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

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