Luviair, a private helicopter management company, is seeking a Safety Crew-member or helicopter Technician to join us for the summer season on our EC145 helicopter embarked upon a private yacht. The yacht is likely to follow a cruising programme around the Mediterranean.

Contract Description

Candidates must be available immediately. This is a fixed term appointment with an immediate start, up to end of September 2016. It requires living predominantly onboard the yacht in shared accommodation with the helicopter Captain.

The role of the contractor is to support the duty Captain. For Technicians this involves undertaking light maintenance tasks; primarily aircraft husbandry and release to service duties following blade folding or removal. As 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.

Throughout the contracted period we aim to provide an equal-time rotation of three weeks on/three weeks off where possible, although this is not guaranteed and short notice jobs may be required.

Skills & Experience


  • Either a current Part 66 engineer’s licence with EC145 rating or a CPL (H) licence.
  • Previous aviation experience in a VIP yacht helicopter operation.
  • Available to travel and comfortable working onboard a busy super yacht.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Previous experience of operations in the Mediterranean.


  • Fluent in French, Spanish, or Italian.
  • An EC145 pilot type rating.

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.

Closing date: Friday 13th May 2016

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