Inspector of Air Accidents (Engineering) - Aldershot
Inspector of Air Accidents (Engineering)
Department for Transport
Starting Salary £72,944
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) requires Inspectors to join its internationally renowned team of accident investigators.
Using your experience, your brief will be to investigate the engineering aspects of civil aircraft accidents both in the UK and abroad. A proven team player, you will be responsible for establishing the facts relating to an accident or serious incident through forensic examinations, reviewing of technical documentation, interviewing technical staff and exploring human factors. The ability to write first-class, accurate, detailed and timely technical reports is an essential requirement.
The role may involve work in physically demanding environmental conditions for which you will be required to undertake a fitness assessment. Additionally, you will be required to have the necessary interpersonal skills to deal with traumatic events and communicate appropriately, including giving evidence in court.
You will have Chartered Engineer status or have an appropriate engineering degree, together with extensive and current professional experience in aviation engineering. Your technical and analytical skills should span every aspect of aircraft engineering.
This is a role where your determination, drive and sound judgment will be challenged and stretched.
This is quite often a pressurised post requiring considerable dedication and self-motivation. You will be provided with specialist training to keep abreast of the latest techniques and developments in aviation engineering.
A valid UK driving licence is required. This position is open to UK citizens only.
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Closing date: Wednesday 7th June 2017.
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