Aircraft Fitter / Engineer

Aircraft Fitter / Engineer

Job Title: Aircraft Fitter / Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, S. W. England, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896219_1568278350
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2019 09:52

Job Description

Our client is a leading aerospace, avionics, and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for an Assembly / Aircraft Fitter to support Base Maintenance activities to the appointed Supervisor and/or Licensed Aircraft Engineer, working on fixed wing fleet of Aircraft (predominantly Falcon 20). You will have an awareness of all associated and related Mechanical Aircraft Maintenance regulations and work in accordance with the company procedures at all times.

As Assembly / Aircraft Fitter your main responsibilities will include:

To perform base maintenance and when required line maintenance on company and customer operated aircraft including, servicing, inspections, modifications and defect rectification
Reporting to your LAE & SLAE you will need to work in an efficient and timely manner to meet the allocated task times.
The control of any material or Company equipment provided for the task. The cleanliness of the working area at all times.
Keep all associated Base Maintenance equipment replenished and ensure service dates are complied with.
Although primarily based at Bournemouth, you must be willing and able to work at other detached operating bases when required. There is a possibility of working shift patterns when required to meet operational demands.

Qualifications and Requirements

Aviation Apprenticeship trained
Aircraft line or base maintenance experience
Experience of service or commercial aircraft engineering/operations (desirable)
Fitting/ maintaining complex mechanical systems on aircraft (fixed wing mid-sized jet preferred but not essential)
Mechanical biased (engines, mechanical systems, fluid systems) - this role is not suitable for electronic, interiors or composite biased fitters.
Must be able to gain UK SC clearance.
You will be a team player with a flexible approach
An analytical approach to problem solving

Job Title:Aircraft Fitter / Engineer
Salary:Competitive + Overtime Allowance
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:896219


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.