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Luviair, a private helicopter management company, is seeking a helicopter engineer. The successful candidate will be required to act as safety crew-member aboard an EC145 helicopter embarked upon a private yacht. The yacht is likely to follow a cruising programme between the Mediterranean and Caribbean.

Job Description

The successful candidate will live predominantly onboard the yacht in shared accommodation with the Helicopter Captain. The post holder will undertake light maintenance tasks; primarily aircraft husbandry and release to service duties following blade folding or removal. As a safety crew member all of the duties normally associated with a co-pilot onboard a multi crew VIP helicopter will be expected to be carried out. Training will be provided.

Skills & Experience


• Candidates must hold a current Part-66 engineer’s licence, be available to travel and comfortable working onboard a busy super yacht. The successful candidate will work on an equal-time rotation of three weeks on / three weeks off.

• Candidates must be fluent in English.


Candidates with the following would be at an advantage:-

• An engineer with a helicopter pilot’s qualification. For an engineer without a pilot’s licence basic training and an annual simulator training course will be provided.

• Experience with regards to avionics defect diagnosis.

• Knowledge of the French language.

How to apply

Interested candidates may apply in the strictest confidence by e-mail only, writing to attaching an up-to-date concise curriculum vitae indicating your availability to start, a head and shoulders passport style photograph and a brief motivational letter as to your interest. Applicants must have at least essential skills and experience to be considered for the position and to receive an acknowledgement of their application.

Company Description

Luviair’s core business is to provide a safe, professional and efficient helicopter services to a select group of VIP clients. We currently have aircraft operating in London, the South of France, and are supporting superyachts in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and across the world.
Closing date: 27th June 2014

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