Aircraft Fitter - Sheet Metal

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Aircraft Fitter - Sheet Metal

Salary:£37000 per annum
Location: Dorset, South West, England
Consultant:Kat Gorman
Aircraft Fitter – Sheet Metal
Job Description
Role Purpose

We are recruiting for multiple Structures/Sheet Metal Fitters to support Base Maintenance activities to the appointed Supervisor and/or Licensed Aircraft Engineer, working on the fixed wing fleet of Aircraft.

As an Aircraft Fitter your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
  • Aviation apprenticeship background.
  • Aircraft structures experience working in an Aircraft line or base maintenance facility.
  • Experience of service or commercial aircraft engineering/operations (desirable).
  • Ability to gain full UK security clearance if not already gained.
  • Motivated team member and physically fit to undertake manual tasks around and on board the aircraft.
  • Medically fit for detachment.
As an Aircraft Fitter your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Safety first. Operate in accordance with the SHE Technical standards.
  • Identify where the SHE Technical Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified.
  • Apply countermeasures identified in applicable risk assessment to appointed operations/tasks.
  • 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.
  • There is a possibility of working shift patterns when required to meet operational demands.
Position - Aircraft Fitter – Sheet Metal – Permanent
Location – Bournemouth International Airport
Salary - £37k plus benefits

Keywords: Aircraft Fitter, Structures/Sheet Metal Fitters, commercial aircraft engineering, SHE Technical standards, Aviation apprenticeship, Base Maintenance.

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 British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.
Kat Gorman