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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

SIKORSKY S61 CAPTAIN – FALKLAND ISLANDS

British International Helicopter Services Ltd has an exciting opportunity to join it’s small team of professionals in the Falkland Islands.

We are seeking to appoint a Sikorsky S61 Captain who will report to the Base Managing Pilot. In his/her role the S61 Captain will act as Commander of the flight on a multi crew operation in support of military activities. These activities include passenger and stores transfers between landing sites around the Islands including underslung loads. Additionally, ship deck landings are carried out in this challenging environment.

As part of a small team there will be opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and roles to deliver the highest safety levels and the expected service level to the client on behalf of the company.

Minimum Requirements

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

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Deck landing experience 
  • Sikorsky S61 Type Rating
  • Underslung load experience

The successful candidate will be required to adhere to company policies and procedures as detailed in the company Operations Manual. They will undertake training courses and testing as required by the company at whichever location is necessary. The role is based at the company’s Falkland Island base at Mount Pleasant.

The working routine is based around a notional 6-week rotational roster travelling in your time off period.

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

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

Closing date 31st December 2018

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

FALKLANDS OPERATIONS OFFICER

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

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