Engine Repair Technician

Engine Repair Technician

Job Title: Engine Repair Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895639_1551266736
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2019 11:25

Job Description

We are looking for an Engine Repair Technician to support helicopter modification projects for our aerospace engineering client in Gosport. Working as part of a multidiscipline team, you will be responsible for carrying out repairs to gas turbine engine components using techniques common to sheet metal work and fabrication including welding, brazing, vacuum heat treatments, blending, and detail part replacement.

As Engine Repair Technician your main responsibilities will include:

Repair of components using blending techniques - hand and air driven tooling
Repair of components using sheet metal fabrication techniques including planishing, forming, and general hot & cold working
Repair of components using TIG and MIG welding, including preparation of cracks and post weld dressing.
Use of Vacuum Furnace to carry out heat treatments and vacuum braze repairs
Replacement of faulty detail parts including studs, pins, inserts, bearing cages, threaded inserts.
Assist in control of consumable materials and development of repair capabilities.
Ensure all equipment is safe and satisfactory to use, rectifying any unsafe conditions within the jobholder's capability.
Ensuring all health and safety requirements are met and adhered to.
Following all shop floor rules of conduct
Involvement in business improvement initiatives

Qualifications and Requirements

Completion of indentured apprenticeship as a machinist or tool maker.
Able to read, write and carry out calculations accurately.
Knowledge of Geometry and Trigonometry advantageous.
Relevant and proven welding, sheet metal work, vacuum furnace use, and bench fitting experience, preferably (but not essentially) from and Aerospace environment.
Ability to read and use precision measuring equipment
Ability to read technical engineering drawings, both modern and older standards.
Familiarity with metric and imperial measurement.
Good written and oral communication skills.

Job Title:Engine Repair Technician
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Gosport, Hampshire
Job ID:895639


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 Citizens. Applicants who meet these 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.

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