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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 – 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.

QUALITY, SAFETY & COMPLIANCE MANAGER

British International Helicopter Services Limited (BIHSL) has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a full time, Quality, Safety & Compliance Manager, based in Plymouth. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will manage a small team within the UK and overseas with regard to Quality, Compliance and Safety matters covering all aspects in regard to AOC operations, Airworthiness, Maintenance and Training.

The successful candidate will hold a Form 4 and a recognised auditor qualification, ideally be from either an Engineering and/or Flight Operations background, have good written and verbal communication skills, and be fully IT literate.  You must be a constructive team member who can work under your own initiative with the ability to think strategically and look beyond current situations.  You should have knowledge and experience within the European regulatory environment and fully understand Safety Management System principals.  A sound understanding of ISO accreditation standards would be advantageous.  Effective and positive interaction within a small team environment is essential, as is the ability to contribute perceptively and with insight to BIH’s development plans.

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

Essential:

  • Form 4 Holder
  • EU Aviation regulations, specifically flight operations and/or airworthiness /maintenance.
  • Understanding of application of Safety Management Systems.
  • Three years auditing experience within an aviation environment.
  • Dealing with UK CAA
  • Constructive team member with the ability to work on your own initiative.

Desirable:

  • Degree of flexibility required as some travel and overnight stays required.
  • Ability to recognise big picture concepts, prioritise workload, and articulate observations.
  • Ability to interpret regulatory and airworthiness standards and provide guidance to staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Confident and building and maintaining relationships both internally and externally.
  • Experience with Aerotrac and Centrik an advantage.

A competitive remuneration package is available for the successful applicant.

To apply for this role please send your CV to aviation.recruitment@patriot.uk.com

Closing date 31/05/2019

LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEER 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 B2 licence, type rated S61.
  • Consideration will also be given to engineers who hold a type licence in the category complex/multi engine.
  • Full UK driving license.

Experience:

  • At least two years Line or Base maintenance on S61

To apply for this role please send your CV to aviation.recruitment@patriot.uk.com

Closing date 7/06/2019

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.

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