Maintenance Control Engineer - A330

Inc shift pay, overtime likely
07 Jan 2013
04 Feb 2013
Simon Portway
Contract Type
Full Time


Our customer works in very close partnership with the MOD, offering a number of bespoke services that include Line & Base Maintenance activities.
Due to a period of continued growth they are seeking to appoint a Maintenance Control Engineer to join their operation based in Oxfordshire.

Essential job holder qualifications & experience

EASA License B1 / B2
Airbus A330 Type Rating or EASA License
Previous demonstrable experience within a Maintenance Control environment, preferably involving the management of the civil type aircraft.
Demonstrable experience in working with complex IT systems (SAP preferred) for the purposes of aircraft technical management

Job description responsibilities

Maintain oversight of fleet compliance.
Provide time limited ADD management.
Provide a single communication channel for all Engineering operational departments/bases.
Provide technical support for company Hub and all deployed operations.
Co-ordinate efficient and effective AOG support and recovery.
Manage all variation/extension requests and record all such requests in the appropriate documentation.
Maintain a computer based electronic shift incident/handover log for the department including any AOG issues.
Maintain close communication with Fleet Engineering logistics to ensure all ?out-of-hours? requirements are known.
Liaise/negotiate with Operations on all maintenance activities planned for the fleet and ensure the Operations flight information system is updated with the maintenance requirements.
Provide oversight on tasks that are falling due to ensure plans are in place for their completion and that the relevant bases are made aware of the requirements.
Utilise SAP and liaise with the Short Term Planner, ensure work orders, work packs, check packs and associated paperwork is issued for the production areas to carry out the planned maintenance programme.
Maintain communication links with all areas of the operation and co-ordinate directly with the Line Maintenance department.
Ensure the aircraft status is maintained within the FOPS centre providing information on aircraft availability (serviceable/un-serviceable), location and role equipment status.
Control of aircraft hand over and hand back procedure, from line to base and base to line
Ensure any unscheduled configuration change requirement, within their remit, is communicated to the appropriate departments for action.
Ensure any unscheduled ?fly-away-pack? requirements are communicated to the relevant departments.
Attend the daily operational planning meetings, discussing the last 24 hour operation and also the plans for the next 48 hours flying and maintenance requirements, and any other meetings as appropriate.
Manage and supervise Maintrol personnel within their control on shift.
Report and record any deviations from the maintenance schedule to the Airworthiness Engineer out of hours.
Maintain company Health & Safety requirements.
When required, update the hangar input plan.
Coordinate and record any requests for change to the published work scope. Review the necessary support/impact information to enable a ?best case? decision to be made.
Liaise with internal/external departments as necessary.
Ensure HSE, welfare, working hours etc. Are considered when allocating tasking to maintenance staff.
Ensure appropriate levels of control are in place for ?Critical tasks? with relation to effective handover (both verbal and written)
Be personally responsible for engaging in all facets of the role in line with the requirements of the SMS, Quality and Environmental Management Systems to provide a safe and efficient outcome to all that you do. This Includes maintaining awareness of the company safety and quality policies and the hazard analyses applicable to your tasking.

Contact Simon Portway for full details.