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    B1 Licensed Engineer

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    Basic Salary £53,000 with shift pay and type rating bonus

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​MPI has a requirement for a B1 Licensed Line Engineer to be based at East Midlands Airport, Derby.

This is a permanent full time position.

Hours: 80 hrs per week – Night Shifts

Shift Pattern: Week on/Week Off


Basic B1 Salary - £53,000 (To include one company applicable type rating)

Shift Pay - £10,000

Engineer 2nd Type rating - £4000 (must be relevant to WAUK)

Engineer 3rd Type rating - £2000 (must be relevant to WAUK)

Role Summary

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant line maintenance at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. Line maintenance is categorized as, meet and greet support, daily and weekly inspection, flight log and crew reported defects, out of phase and scheduled maintenance.


Ensure all work is completed in accordance with company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.

Ensure the West Atlantic group are informed of A/C technical status via the group FSR.

Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises and vehicles are maintained and good housekeeping standards are achieved at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to the Line Maintenance Manager.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

Academic/Educational Requirements

Unrestricted UK CAA B1 licence (B737CL, B737NG and ATR type ratings preferred).

Required Skills/Experience:

Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience

Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.

Effective interpersonal skills

Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)

Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast-changing environment.

Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills.

Additional Benefits:

Royal London competitive company pension Included.

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for all colleagues called “Health Assured”. This gives access to a 24/7 helpline which provides confidential support to you and your immediate family on many subjects.

Please note there is no loyalty bonus with this role for new or existing employees.