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Base Maintenance Coordinator

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Job Title: Base Maintenance Coordinator
Location: Staverton, Cheltenham
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55539

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Base Maintenance Coordinator at Gloucestershire Airport (formerly Staverton Airport).

The Role
As a Base Maintenance Coordinator, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of Base Maintenance activity at the Staverton facility- including the Part-145 oversight of aircraft installation activity.

Day to day, you'll take responsibility for:

  • Management of resource/rosters to ensure adequate appropriately authorised staff, spare parts, materials, and equipment are available to safely deliver the planned and emergent Base Maintenance, Component Workshop and Aircraft Installations activity.
  • Planning, oversight, and control of this activity via your team of Supervisors and Certifying Staff. Ensuring all activity is planned, provisioned, and executed in accordance with relevant procedures, regulation and process.
  • Planning and oversight of Line Maintenance for aircraft located at Staverton, including the liaison and de-confliction with Babcock training School/ HQ Operations departments in support of pilot training service delivery targets.
  • Local management of the Hangars and equipment in Staverton via control of the Hangar Support Supervisor to ensure that facilities are maintained and presented in a professional and compliant manner. Actively promoting the lean and safety cultures within your areas of responsibility.

This is full time position with core hours 7am-3.30pm Monday-Friday. You'll be based on site at Gloucestershire Airport (formerly Staverton Airport), which lies 3.5 nautical miles west of Cheltenham, near the city of Gloucester and close to the M5 motorway.

Essential experience of the Base Maintenance Coordinator:

  • Strong UK Aviation industry experience, in particular Rotary Wing operations and technical support. HEMS/Police environment advantageous.
  • A Base Maintenance and modification background, with strong technical knowledge of rotary aircraft airframe/engine systems.
  • A good working knowledge of EASA/CAA regulations and requirements associated with aircraft maintenance, including application of SMS and Human Factors considerations.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills and supervisory experience.

Qualifications for the Base Maintenance Coordinator:

  • EASA/CAA Part-66 B1.3 AML, ideally with EC135 and/or BK117D2 type ratings.
  • Category C AML is a pre-requisite

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC Clearance security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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