Deputy Nominated Person Continuing Airworthiness

For our CAMO Department we are looking to engage a Deputy Nominated Person Continuing Airworthiness.

The Deputy NPCA collaborates in ensuring the continued airworthiness of aircraft, for which Karen SA is responsible, according to aviation regulations and directives (NAA, FOCA, EASA, etc.) and CAME.
He/She operates in compliance with the received directives, company policies and procedures, ensuring the regularity, quality and timeliness of the actions required to perform the activities responsibly and independently.
He/She also performs work that is not listed in this JD but is nevertheless an integral part of his/her function.
He/She has the right to request and the duty to inform his/her superior and colleagues about the tasks assigned to him/her so that the work proceeds smoothly.
He/she contributes to the creation and implementation of an optimal vision, processes, procedures, strategies and logistical policies to foster and improve operational performance.


  • Development and updating of aircraft maintenance programs.
  • Drafting and updating of MEL programs.
  • Drafting and updating the CAME in cooperation with the CMM and SM.
  • Analysis and management of mandatory and non-mandatory AD and SB.
  • Analysis and management of the manufacturer’s documentation (Maintenance Data).
  • Collection, control and input into the fleet operation management system (Blueeye)
  • Updating, management of aircraft schedules.
  • Planning of maintenance required to maintain airworthiness.
  • Issuing of Work Orders for Part-145 (MO).
  • Maintenance Work Report control
  • Filing of the documentation produced regarding aircraft maintenance (WO, WR, WP, etc.).
  • Updating of aircraft manuals.
  • Maintenance finding management and closure with Part-145 and customer.
  • Relations with authorities, OEMs, Part-145 and customers.
  • Technical assignment management and updating of Maintenance Records.
  • Support and assist Part-145 in the execution of issued Work Orders.
  • Participating in NAA audits (FOCA, etc.)


  • Degree in aeronautical, avionics, mechanical and electronic engineering
  • Other studies relating to the maintenance and/or continuing airworthiness of aircraft/aircraft components
  • Knowledge of several helicopter models acquired through recognised authority training courses (General Familiarisation) is an asset
  • Minimum level of English B2
  • Minimum 5 years of experience of which at least 2 in the aircraft industry

Professional and personal skills

  • Motivation, passion and enthusiasm
  • Aptitude for teamwork and proactivity
  • Organisation and time management
  • Aptitude for learning
  • Independent organisation of work
  • Critical and analytical thinking skills
  • Results orientation
  • Ability to make quick decisions and implement them efficiently
  • Flexibility and composure under stressful conditions.

We offer

  • 80% – 100% permanent contract
  • Possibility for professional development
  • Varied and stimulating activities in a dynamic environment

Work location

  • Lodrino (Switzerland) – possibility of travel abroad

Are you ready for this challenge?

We look forward to receiving your application.

Each application will be treated with the utmost professionalism and confidentiality.
Candidates with the closest matching professional profile will be contacted directly.

Data relating to each application is processed exclusively within the context of the application itself. It is accessible only to Karen SA human resources collaborators and individuals directly involved in the selection process. In no case will this data be disclosed to any companies or individuals outside Karen SA, nor will it used for other purpose.

Should the candidate be engaged by Karen SA, all documents related to the application will be securely stored in the personnel file. Data and documents relating to all other applicants as submitted to Karen SA are anonymized or deleted.

Documents submittedy by unsuccessful applicants will be automatically deleted within three months following the conclusion of the recruitment process, and the related data will be anonymized. The deletion or anonymization of data is not subject to any notification to indivitual applicants.

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