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B1 Licensed Engineer – Permanent – Paints

Various Locations

Storm Aviation is a leading international line maintenance provider, operating 24-hour comprehensive support for commercial aircraft operators.
Our engineers provide fully customised services in line maintenance and AOG support across Europe, Asia and Africa. As a truly independent MRO we are able to adapt our approach to respond to rapidly changing requirements, while also carrying out our work to the highest standards.

Job Role

Reporting to the Paints & Projects Manager the Certifying engineer will carry out certification on aircraft paint inputs/outputs/additional tasks at all paint locations as necessary on the aircraft assigned to them.

Key Responsibilities

  • To carry out certification of work carried out in accordance with the scope and privileges of the authorisation held and in accordance with the Storm MOE.
  • Supervise staff, in conjunction with a leading mechanic, allocated to the aircraft that the Certifying engineer is accountable for.
  • Ensure that any significant findings that could affect the aircraft delivery are reported to the Paints & Projects manager as soon as possible.
  • To provide oversight and certification as the 145 provider for aircraft painting at various 3rd party paint organisations at various locations.
  • Ensure that work is carried out in the most efficient manner to ensure the aircraft turnaround times are met.
  • To ensure continuity of work by completing the handover log and being available to give a handover at the shift change.
  • Ensure spares are identified and provisioned in the most time efficient manner so as to avoid any delays in rectification.
  • Ensure the bay production boards are updated on a regular basis reflecting aircraft progress, critical items, time line and personnel.
  • Maintain an awareness of Human Factors and ensure Health and Safety standards are of the highest possible and in line with the Company Safety Manual.
  • Raise safety reports are raised following any incidents or identification of any hazards.
  • Ensure that the Bay and immediate work areas are clean and tidy and that the hangar housekeeping bay audits are completed on a daily basis.
  • Ensuring that staffs are correctly booked on to the system so that hours expended are recorded accurately.
  • Carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by Storm.


  • Must have the right to work in the UK
  • Hold a current and valid EASA Part 66 B1 Licence
  • Can prove type rating recency of at least 6 months in the last 24 on the essential types required for the role
  • Hold a Human Factors Certificate
  • Have extensive knowledge of Line Maintenance activities with hands on working experience.
  • Ability to work a shift pattern including nights and weekends where necessary.
  • Good standard of written/ spoken English including the ability to interact at a technical level.
  • Good standard of computer skills and the use of Microsoft word and Excel spread sheets.

The role is based in the paint Base Stations NWI & SEN. There will be the requirement to travel between paint stations TLS/CHR/SNN/HAM to support as required, dependent of where the role is required. 

The following type approvals are essential for the role

  • Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321 (CFM56)
  • Airbus A319/A320/A321  (IAE PW1100G)
  • Airbus A319/A320/A321 (IAE V2500
  • Airbus A319/A320/A321 (CFM LEAP-1A)
  • Boeing 737 (CFM56)

You must have the right to work in the UK – Proof will be required at the scheduling interview stage

Shift Pattern:

  • Day Shifts
  • 07:00-19:00

Company Benefits:

  • 5% employer contribution to pension
  • 3 x Life assurance
  • 240 hours annual leave per annum
  • Flexible working patterns to suit work/life balance
  • In house training programmes to develop and promote within

To apply for this role, please click the link and upload the following:

  • a copy of your CV
  • a copy of your Licence
  • a copy of your log books
  • a copy of your passport

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