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Senior Airfield Engineer

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The Senior Airfield Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Airfield Engineers at Cornwall Airport Newquay. The role oversees all engineering and new installations, with adherence to regulations and future proofing.

About the role

The role has three distinct functions which are:

Ensure that all accountabilities are met with respect to CAP 670 and relevant Articles under the Air Navigation Order.

Management and maintenance of the Aerodrome Ground Lighting system, Manuals and associated supply and control and monitoring system to ensure CAP 168, CAP 670 compliance.

Ensure correct installation and maintenance of all telecommunications, electrical equipment and airfield equipment, performance checks and measurements to the standards required by the CAA and other regulatory and control authorities.

About you

We are looking for you to bring:

- Experience with VCCS, Navaids including ILS (Cat I-III), DME, NDB, and AGL control and monitoring systems equipment, as well as primary and secondary radar.

- Management experience in similar role.

- Full clean Driving Licence.

Our offer to you

Salary: Negotiable 

Working Hours: 37.5 per week  

Contract Type: Permanent

Base: Cornwall Airport Newquay, St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4RQ

Working with us you will have an employee benefits package that includes:

- Generous pension scheme with employer contribution

- Employee discount scheme and wellbeing events

- Holiday starting at 20 days leave, incrementally increased by 1 day per year up to 5 years giving a maximum of 25 days after five years’ continuous service, plus Bank Holidays.

- Cycle to Work scheme

- Investment and support in your continuous training and development

- Opportunity to become a Safeguarding Advocate, Health & Wellbeing Champion and Mental Health First Aider

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of all our service users, clients and customers. This role is subject to a basic DBS check.  If the role is working with vulnerable individuals and/or children and young people, you will be asked to complete a relevant DBS check to be successfully appointed to the role.

To apply

It’s really easy to apply for our roles – simply follow the link to create a candidate profile, answer the screening questions and upload a CV.  Closing date is 15 July 2022. 

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