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Old 2nd Jan 2017, 10:51   #2 (permalink)
Max Contingency
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Location: uk
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This one closes today:

Air Ambulance Commander (Cambridge)

Job Number:GR100184
Closing date:02-01-17
Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore (BMCSO), a leading provider of mission-critical helicopter services to the air ambulance, police and offshore sectors. BMCSO provides world-class operations to our customers helping them to save lives and protect communities every day.

Our fleet of 28 helicopters from bases across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland has been providing dedicated air ambulance support for more than 20 years and our police helicopters have been supporting UK communities for almost a decade. BMCSO constantly invests in new aircraft, equipment and training to ensure the consistent capability to deliver safe, dependable operational excellence at all times.


BMCSO currently operate HEMS and Air Ambulance in support of the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Their role supports the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust in delivering enhanced emergency medical and trauma care across the region. This position is for an aircraft Commander, working in a multi-pilot environment, to operate HEMS and Air Ambulance missions, both by day and utilizing NVIS for night operations. The successful candidate would be required to reside within 45 minutes/25 miles of Cambridge Airport or make arrangements for accommodation at their own expense.

Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum requirements for candidates for this position are:

Hold an EASA ATPL(H) with IR
Experience required:

Either :

1000 hours pilot in command of aircraft of which 500 hours is pilot in command on twin turbine helicopters; or
1000 hours as co-pilot in HEMS/ Police operations of which 500 hours is as pilot in command under supervision and 100 hours pilot in command of twin turbine helicopters.
2000 hours minimum total helicopter experience.
500 hours operating experience in twin turbine helicopters in an operational environment similar to the intended operation.
20 hours VFR at night as pilot in command.
Fluent English, Driving License, Passport, Right to Work in the UK.
Candidates would also ideally:

Be qualified and instrument rated on both the EC135 and EC145.
Current or recent HEMS experience.
Have experience of NVIS operations.

The posiiton will require DBS security clearance.

Description of Location


Company Information

Headquartered in Staverton, Gloucestershire, BMCSO is a leading provider of aviation services for mission-critical operations across ten countries. BMCSO is part of Babcock International Group, a global provider of critical asset, infrastructure and training support to many sectors including emergency services, energy and defence.

Application Information

To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be a British citizen, European Economic Area (EEA) national, a Commonwealth Citizen or Foreign National with no restrictions on your stay in the UK.

We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent working conditions and a commitment to your future.

Vacancy Contact Details

If you would like to apply for this position, please provide a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to no later than 2 Jan 2017.

If your application is of interest to us we will normally contact you within two weeks of receiving your CV. If you are not contacted within this period, please do not re-submit your CV.
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