Specialist Aviation Services is currently going through a period of significant growth and we are looking at expanding our design team, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Designer / CVE to join our design department.
Purpose of Role
The purpose of this role will be to provide mechanical and structural designs and drawings as required by the Head of Design whilst maintaining compliance with company design and drawing standards.
Duties & Responsibilities
In close liaison with the Head of Design, establish the overall concept, design and produce detailed drawings for all aspects of aircraft modifications with particular emphasis on meeting airworthiness requirements, customer specifications and company goals.
Cooperate in establishing the certification program (certification plan, compliance checklist).
Compilation and checking of drawings, specifications, reports and compliance documents for technical accuracy and compliance with applicable airworthiness and environmental protection requirements.
Create and maintain close and effective liaison between the systems designers.
Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Company’s Design Office Handbook and other Company design and drawing standards.
Shop floor liaison with regard to manufacturing and installation relating to mechanical design.
Shop Floor liaison with regard to fault diagnosis and component queries.
Build positive relationships with customers and suppliers and resolve problems.
Work closely with all internal teams, promoting good relations and team working.
To be considered for this role you must:
Have a Degree or HND/C in an aeronautical/mechanical engineering or related discipline.
Ideally, have held CVE status for Mechanical or Structural design
Sound knowledge of civil regulatory requirements related to design (EASA Part 21, CS-25, CS-27, CS-29).
A solid background in aerospace design having worked for a Part 21J Design Organisation.
Apprenticeship or shop-floor experience within an aviation environment.
Be able to take a global view of each task and to recognise the broader implications of any design decision.
Be computer literate especially with 3D CAD.
Have a fine attention to detail.
Must have the right to live and work in the UK. Due to the nature of our work, we will only accept applications from NATO-passport holders or Australia/New Zealand.