Affinity Flying Services are contracted as the Fixed Wing Service Provider under the UKMFTS PFI Contract. We provide Aircraft to be used by the Military to deliver Elementary Flying Training (EFT) and Multi Engine Flying Training with both EASA and MAA Part M and Part 145 approvals across multiple sites.

We are currently looking for a current type rated experienced B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer to join our team at Cranwell/Barkston Heath. Our LAE’s will carry out line, base and associated maintenance duties across a varied fleet of aircraft with additional familiarisation training provided to the right applicants. You will possess a desire to contribute to the success and growth of our business.

Key Qualifications and Accountabilities for this role will encompass the following requirements.

• B2 Licence
• Good knowledge of CAA & EASA Regulations/Procedures
• Knowledge of EASA and MAA Part M and Part 145 approvals
• Supervisory experience in military/civilian aircraft avionic/electrical maintenance of airworthiness standards
• Recognised Aircraft Apprenticeship, Military/Civilian Experience in Avionics/Electrical
• Avionics/Electrical Aircraft Experience (See Technical Competencies)
• Detailed understanding of all Civil and Military Airworthiness Safety Regulations
• Articulate in written and oral communication

Technical Competencies Required:

• Good Knowledge & Experience on VHF/UHF Communications & Audio Systems
• Experience on ILS/VOR/DME Systems
• Knowledge of SSR Systems (Secondary Surveillance Systems)
• Knowledge of TCAS & FLARM Systems desirable
• Understanding of Glass Cockpit Systems is desirable
• Experience of Compass Compensation essential (Compass Swings)
• Knowledge of GPS Systems desirable
• Calibration of Pitot/Static Systems
• Good understanding of aircraft electrical systems is desirable
• Experience in cable repairs using appropriate PTT (precision termination tools)
• Promote and endorse a positive Quality and Health & Safety culture
• Good Avionic/Electrical Aircraft problem solving skills


• Champion the expected high standards of avionic/electrical engineering excellence
• Positive Flexible “can-do” attitude is essential
• Stimulate an ability to work as part of a team
• Committed to demonstrating a two-way engagement with all customers and stakeholders including people within the Company
• IT Skills and proficient use of MS Office Applications is essential
• Current Human Factors
• Full UK Driving Licence

The successful candidates will be required to undertake MOD Security clearance and hold the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to security clearance which includes 3 years’ reference checks. Verification of any essential qualifications/licences/passport must be shown at the interview stage.

To apply please send your CV to

Closing Date: 15th July 2019