Position: Deputy Base Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 26096_1561026957
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 20/06/2019
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Helen Addis
Client: Cordant Engineering

The Deputy Base Maintenance Manager (BMM) will possess comprehensive knowledge of EASA Part 145 and UK CAA regulations and their application in the workplace. Bringing significant depth maintenance experience across multiple relevant Aircraft Types and a strong track record of managing work flows within large multi-disciplinary teams the Deputy BMM will be a highly skilled engineer and will possess excellent leadership, organisation and communication skills.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all maintenance is completed to the required legal and professional standard.
  • Supervision of and performance of base maintenance activities at Dorset, and other UK and overseas facilities, and provide certification of own work alongside supervision and certification of unlicensed engineers work.
  • Manage and support AOG enquiries.
  • Assist and support the Base Maintenance Manager with maintaining oversight of performance against budget, working with finance and engineering departments to manage time and resources effectively.
  • Provide 145 maintenance training needs, including but not limited to paperwork and procedures, Engine Ground Run competency assessments, ongoing re-approval competency assessments and initial authorisation competency reviews.
  • Contribute to organisational development through effective leadership and management of engineering personnel.
  • Compliance with Maintenance Organisation Exposition and published processes and procedures ensuring Part 145 compliance.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety procedures, processes and COSHH are always observed, both personally and by those under supervision.
  • Ensure that day to day housekeeping is kept to a high standard.
  • Comply with all procedures listed in the current Staff Company Handbook.


  • A valid EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (B1 / B2 / Cat C)
  • Type Ratings on several aircraft for which approvals are held (e.g. King Air, Challenger, Global Express) will be advantageous
  • Experience in a senior engineering management position within an EASA Part 145 environment.
  • Eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to the required level.

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer