It’s the people on the flight deck and committed ground crew that get your cargo where you need it to be.
West Atlantic open positions
At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application.
Direct Entry – Bae ATP Commander based in AMS and EMA
West Atlantic are currently looking for Direct Entry Commanders who will be responsible for the safe flying of the ATP aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of Europe's leading cargo airlines.
Candidates must have:
- Right to live and work in EU
- Valid Air Transport Pilot License – ATPL
- Flying hours: total of 2500 hours, of which a minimum of 500 hours on multi-engine turbine MCC JAR FAR 25 aircraft.
- Minimum 250 hours Commander time in commercial air transport.
- ICAO Level 5 English Fluent
The package includes:
- Basic Salary
- Per Diems
- EASA FTL10/28 work pattern
- Life Insurance
- Type Rating paid by the company with a 3-year bond
Apply today to find out if this ATP Opportunity could be the next step for you! A full Job Description and terms are available on request.
Selection and Assessment:
The selection process will include an interview, psychometric testing, and a Sim Check.
Successful applicants will be required to sign a training agreement and will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.
Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Due date for your application is 2019-04-30
First Officer – Bae ATP based in EMA
EMA Hub Mechanic
Position Type: Permanent Full-Time
Department: Hangar Engineering
Location: East Midlands Airport
Responsible to: Shift supervisors/Certifying staff/Base Station Controller
To support effective and efficient hangar engineering at EMA, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.
- Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.
- Ensure that the material installed in the form of spare parts, equipment or standard parts is of the correct and approved type and quality.
- Perform all maintenance work according to the valid instructions and documentation.
- Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.
- Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff.
- Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company -procedures, -requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed.
- Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.
- Recognized modern apprenticeship in engineering or equivalent military training
- Commercial aviation engineering experience
- Must be Proactive & self-motivated
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
- Basic £25,940
- Shift Allowance £4500
- Company Pension
- Loyalty bonus after 12 months
Senior First Officer (B737 Non-Type Rated)
Line Maintenance Controller
First Officer (Type rated B737)
Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Work Pattern Week On, Week Off
Department: Flight Operations
Responsible to: The Pilot Manager
Responsible for assisting with the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.
Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.
- Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
- Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
- Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
- Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
- Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
- Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
- Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
- Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated
- Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flight
- Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in West Atlantic UK Part A.
- UK CPL/IR MCC
- Boeing 737 300-900 Type rating (Valid LPC)
- Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
- Proven ability to work under pressure
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
- Proven problem solving & planning skills
- ICAO Level 6 English
Salary FO - £36,429
£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)
£2.29 per day and £4.58 per night mileage allowance.
Training - Successful Applicants will attend an Operators conversion course. Costs will be borne by the Company but the crewmember will sign a 1-year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the type rating, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.
In order to apply for this position, please click on the Apply Now link below. You will need to have copies of your Licence, Medical and last page of your logbook available for upload using the other documents button.
Loading activities at EMA
Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK
Inflight to Svalbard
Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ
First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA
Team spirit in cockpit
Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP
Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737
Maintenance in Malmö
Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician
Celebrating a new contract
Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK
767 In the Hangar
Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer
On the flight deck
Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP
737 on ground
Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales
Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance
View from cockpit
Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician
Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP
First Boeing 737-800 water salute
Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ
Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767
Morning view in ATP cockpit
Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP
737-800 Line up in Liege
Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic
737 Approach in Jersey
Photo: Tom Masterman