Skilled Aircraft Fitter

Job Ref: 2379785
Sector: Manufacturing & Production
Date Added: 05 April 2018
  • Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, South East, England
  • £17 per Hour
  • Ross White
  • 01244 525828

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A great opportunity for a Skilled Aircraft Mechanical Fitter based in Brize Norton.



  • The candidate will have a recognised engineering background within the Aerospace Industry.
  • The candidate must have a good level of education and the ability to speak and write technical English to a high standard.
  • The candidate must be able to attain UK Security Clearance.
  • A flexible approach is required as each day may see the candidate working in different areas within the workshops or a Hangar environment with the possibility of Line Maintenance as priorities change.
  • The candidate should have the desire to develop within the organisation, contributing to future capabilities and be able to demonstrate the ability to obtain Component Certification approvals.


  • Previous experience in Quick Engine Change build up, Propeller Assemblies, Aircraft Role Equipment, Survival Equipment.
  • Recognised apprenticeship and/or 5 years' experience within the Aerospace Industry.
  • Awareness of MAA and /or Part 145 engineering practices and regulations.
  • Human Factors, EWIS, SFAR.

Key Workshop Activities:

  • Undertaking scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on TP400 engines in the Quick Engine Change Bay, which includes stripping and dressing of QEC's, receipt and dispatch, modifications and repairs.
  • Performing duties in the Role Equipment Bay that includes the provisioning of Role Equipment kits, management of assets, component inspection, test, repair and return to service of the Role Equipment.  Issue a Certificate of Component Release for equipment within the Scope of approval.
  • Ensuring the storage conditions of Role Equipment and components are maintained such that they meet technical and Regulatory requirements.
  • Other elements of component maintenance as future capability evolves.

Ad-hoc Aircraft Maintenance support

  • Occasional support for the Aircraft Maintenance Teams within the Hangar or Line Operation.

General Duties

  • Support any OEM working party activities that may be required within the Workshop.
  • Assist with on-going improvement and expansion initiatives.
  • Mentor and support new staff. 

You will be expected to work a 40 hour week (08:00 - 16:30) at an hourly rate of £17.00 Ltd or £13.28 PAYE.

If you are interested please feel free to apply online.