To assure through reviews of regulatory requirements, incident investigations and periodic audits of engineering facilities, engineering functions and inspection standards that airworthiness requirements are achieved as per GCAA, EASA, FAA and other international authority regulations.
- To monitor and review all mandatory requirements (Airworthiness Directives, Alert Service Bulletins and All Operators Telexes) for their applicability to Emirates fleet in order to ensure that the individual aircraft certificate of airworthiness is not compromised.
- To review all GCAA regulations and their effect on Emirates Engineering procedures in order to assure that regulatory requirements and standards are maintained. To review foreign Civil Aviation Authorities regulations (UK CAA, EASA, FAA) in view of pre-empting any effect on Emirates fleet of aircraft maintenance and operation conditions.
- To review existing Engineering Procedures and any amendments which are necessary due to changes in aircraft technical configuration or changes in maintenance activities through development of capabilities. To produce necessary regulatory Manuals (Expositions, Quality Manuals, Engineering Procedures) necessary for the continuation of regulatory approvals
- When scheduled as Airworthiness Review Staff (as approved appropriately), conduct a review of aircraft records and CAR M activities in order to issue/recommend the Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) to the GCAA per the required interval on each aircraft to confirm that the continuing airworthiness requirements have been complied with at the appropriate intervals in agreement with the GCAA regulations.
- To perform audits, record any non-conformances and recommend corrective measures when necessary of all engineering functions; Engineering Outstations (EK and supporting airlines), Suppliers, Maintenance, Overhaul, Technical Services, Stores and other support sections in order to ensure that the functions are in conformity with GCAA, EASA, FAA regulations as specified in the schedules of approvals granted to Emirates Engineering. To perform fuel and water inspections in accordance with IATA IFQP and IDQP standards at the allocated airports/stations.
- To monitor the quality of work produced by licensed engineers, approved technician and mechanics meets the requirement of the airline in terms of operational safety.
- To review regulations pertaining to validity of licences, approvals held by engineers and run a system of up-dating each individual's file in view of training and certification enhancement. To recommend the issue of approvals/authorisations to engineers, technicians and third party agencies for the maintenance release of aircraft.
- To review, and analyse Master Minimum Equipment Lists (Manual) as published by aircraft manufacturers and author the Emirates Minimum Equipment Lists for use by Flight Crews and Engineers.
- To assist the HF Manager by reviewing engineering safety reports submitted into the corporate safety database, SiD, and notify the GCAA and other appropriate authorities/airlines of reportable occurrences in accordance with published guidelines. Investigate and identify probable cause of reported occurrences and issue corrective recommendations as necessary following aircraft incidents/accidents/occurrences to ensure the highest standards of airworthiness are maintained. Maintain the company Certificate of Airworthiness Test Flight Programme and liaise with the authority in its effectiveness and results as applicable to the aircraft type.
- To assist the HF Manager by reviewing technical delay reports for technical quality, and enter report data into a quality database for trend analysis. Periodically produce trend analysis and make recommendations to improve Quality Control within the Maintenance environment, whilst maintaining the highest standards of operation.
- Post Graduate Diploma (12+4 equivalent)
- The job holder must possess Maintenance Licences valid for aircraft operated by Emirates Aircraft or a recognised Degree in aircraft engineering disciplines with extensive experience in the maintenance of modern aircraft systems/components.
- More than 10 years in Aviation Quality Assurance / Regulatory environment.
- Extensive experience in the regulatory, engineering and maintenance aspects of modern aircraft and/or equipment (Aircraft, engines, components, BFE/SFE etc.
- An in depth knowledge of airworthiness, air legislation and modern quality assurance techniques.
- Aptitude to computer techniques and knowledge of ISO 9000 principles and audit procedures.