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Engineer at Virgin Atlantic

B1 & B2 Licenced Engineer

location_onLondon Heathrow
From £67,004 to £73,062 dependent on experience + shift allowance and additional full unrestricted B1& B2 dual licence supplement

Job Details

Salary: From £67,004 to £73,062 dependent on experience + shift allowance and additional full unrestricted B1& B2 dual licence supplement 
Hours: Shift Hours 
Location: London Heathrow 
Contract: Permanent 
Closing Date: 6th June 2024

In a nutshell

At Virgin Atlantic Airways, we believe that everyone can take on the world, and it's our vision to become the most loved travel company. As we embark on this next exciting stage of our journey, we're harnessing our spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation to challenge the status quo. 

We have one of the cleanest and greenest fleets in the sky, from Airbus A350s and A330neos to the Boeing 787s. Our Engineering team is made up of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, and supply chain teams that help make sure they're well maintained and ready to get our customers to their chosen destinations. So, if you're ready to take your career to new heights, read on!

As a B1 / B2 Engineer, you will carry out allocated maintenance tasks, in a safe and secure manner, to certify such tasks in accordance with VA and regulatory requirements and to supervise small teams to achieve such maintenance tasks.

Day to day

  • To efficiently carry out maintenance tasks and lead teams to deliver the highest maintenance, safety and reliability standards.
  • Act as the focal point of communication between the team, the AMS/AMM in Technical Control and where required, third party interest to support efficient and timely maintenance, completed on time.
  • Accountable for ensuring accurate certification of tasks and supervise third party suppliers.
  • Demonstrate clear leadership and understanding of efficient working practices and actively promote within the working environment.
  • Meaningful people engagement to ensure the team is appropriately supervised.
  • Be aware of effective control of costs budget.
  • Support revenue generation and control of cost.
  • Drive compliance with Engineering safety.

About you

To apply for this role you will need demonstrable supervisory skills with experience in a certifying engineer capacity plus EASA part 66 B1 or B2 licence with company approvals on 1 or more of the following aircraft types: A330(RR Trent), A350(RR Trent), B787(RR Trent).

You'll need a proactive attitude and sound ability to plan ahead. Excellent communication skills will be a key attribute along with strong team working abilities including leading a small team. You will enjoy inspiring confidence in others especially when tackling problems and issues and be willing to show a degree of flexibility when required.

A full, valid UK driving licence is also essential.

Be yourself

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our colleagues. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At Virgin Atlantic, we believe everyone can take on the world - no matter your age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We celebrate difference and everything that makes our colleagues unique by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. So that everyone at Virgin Atlantic can be themselves and know they belong.

To make your journey with us accessible and individual to you, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like a little extra help with your application, or if you have any individual requirements at any stage along your recruitment journey. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team, ([email protected]) feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.