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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/B2- S61 HELICOPTER
LOCATION – FALKLAND ISLANDS

British International Helicopters (Offshore) are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B1.3 and 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.

Rotational shift pattern of 6 weeks on, 6 weeks off, working 6 days, with 1 day off. Each shift is 10 hours.

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.

Some duties to include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectification, embodiment of modifications, service bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory maintenance.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, 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.

To be considered for this position, you will able to demonstrate the following:-

Essential

  • EASA B1.3 or B2 licence, type rated S61.
  • Consideration will also be given to engineers who hold a type licence in the category complex/multi engine.
  • Full UK driving license.
  • At least two years Line or Base maintenance on S61.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to take responsibility for own workload.
  • Good organisational skills and able to plan own workload.
  • Effective team player – able to work as part of a small dedicated team.
  • Excellent communication skills – have the ability to interact well with your colleagues and the wider business.

Desirable

  • Previous experience of work with or for the Military.

This role is based in the Falkland Islands, the successful candidate will need to comply with Falkland Islands Immigration policy and obtain a relevant work permit if not a Falkland Islands resident.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to traceyp@rigbygroupplc.com


PART-TIME MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
LOCATION – COVENTRY AIRPORT

British International Helicopters has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a Part-Time Management Accountant, who will be responsible for ……

  • Preparing the month end accounts, assisting with and liaising with the purchase ledger and sales ledger teams
  • General Ledger account reconciliations to ensure timely closing
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts and ensure adequate review and investigate significant cost movements
  • Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations
  • Prepare various P&L cost analysis
  • Providing an additional point of contact for external auditors and provide information as requested
  • Other adhoc duties

The successful Management Accountant will be:

  • AAT qualified or currently training towards their CIMA, or QBE
  • Proven accounting experience with strong ledger experience and exposure to month end accounting
  • Has a strong analytical mind to be able to see underlying trends and question the figures given
  • Confident with using Excel on a daily basis
  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to interact with staff at all levels
  • Be comfortable prioritising own workload within a pressurised environment

Essential:

Excellent excel skills, Knowledge of producing the management accounts from start to finish,
Proactive nature and the ability to adapt to new systems and procedures with ease

Desirable:

Knowledge or interest in the Aviation industry, Experience of job costing using packages such as AeroTrac, Experience of working closely with business units and other non-finance colleagues, Sage 200
A competitive remuneration package is available for the successful applicant. Role is for 3 days / 20 hours per week – hours to be agreed with the successful applicant.

To apply please email a covering letter and CV to traceyp@rigbygroupplc.com


LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEER B2-HELICOPTERS 
LOCATION - NEWQUAY

British International Helicopters are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B2 licensed engineer, specialising in helicopters. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in Newquay.

This role will report directly to the Chief Engineer and some of the duties are to include a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks to include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, defect diagnosis and rectifications, embodiment of modifications, bulletins and other mandatory or non-mandatory changes. Must be willing to undertake other duties as required when workload dictates.

The successful person will be a motivated professional with high individual standards.

To be considered for this position, the successful candidate will be able to demostrate the following:-

Essential

  • Hold a EASA B2 licence
  • Full UK driving license 
  • Previous experience in aircraft B2 licensed engineer, specialising in helicopters
  • Able to demonstrate competence in fault finding, scheduled maintenance and installation of avionic modifications, including the use of hand tools and specialised test equipment
  • An effective team player and capable of working with a small dedicated team of engineers
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to take responsibility or your own work
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good communicator and have the ability to interact well with your colleagues and the wider business
  • Conscientious and flexible towards workload

Desirable

  • Type rated in either one or more of the following S61/AS365 N2
  • Preferably possess some experience working within Military or support contracts.

Normal duties will be in the hangar environment at Newquay Airport, but you may be asked from time to time to work in the field, or at one of the other sites within the group, this also includes overseas.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to traceyp@rigbygroupplc.com


CHIEF ENGINEER, LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEER B1.3 or B2 
LOCATION - FALKLAND ISLANDS

British International Helicopters (Offshore) are currently looking to recruit an experienced aircraft B1.3 or B2 licensed engineer for the post of Chief Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in the Falkland Islands and will report directly to the Engineering Director.

The successful engineer will be a motivated professional with high individual standards.

The shifts work on a rotational 6 weeks on, 6 weeks off basis, working 6 days, with 1 day off. Eat shift is 10 hours.

The successful candidate will provide:

  • Oversight/compliance of the Falklands Pt145, to include ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Planning of aircraft maintenance. 
  • A focal point for engineering matters.
  • A point of contact for personnel issues.
  • Liaison between AW189 & S61 engineering.
  • Liaison with aircraft operations.
  • Line & Base maintenance of S61/AW189 engineering.

To be considered for this position, you will be able to demonstrate the following:-

Essential 

  • EASA B1.3 or B2 licence, type rated S61.
  • At least five years Line or Base maintenance on S61 or complexed/multi engine helicopters.
  • Possess the ability to work with minimal supervision, to take responsibility for your own work and to effectively direct the engineering department.
  • You should be capable of organising your own workload as part of a small dedicated team of engineers.
  • Have strong communication skills and the ability to interact well with your team and the wider business.
  • Full UK driving license.

Desirable 

  • Consideration will also be given to engineers who hold a type licence in the category complex/multi engine.
  • Previous experience of working with or for the Military.

This role is based in the Falkland Islands, the successful candidate will need to comply with Falkland Islands Immigration policy and obtain a relevant work permit if not a Falkland Islands resident.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to traceyp@rigbygroupplc.com

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