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  • Location

    Gosport District

  • Job title:

    Aircraft Engine Fitter

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  • Contact phone:

    01952 201342

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  • Duration:


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    Immediate start

​MPI have a requirement for a permanent Aircraft Engine Fitter to work on site in Gosport, Hampshire.

Rate of pay to be discussed on application

This position is considered to be a core business activity within the company and contains a number of different tasks. Most activities in the Engine Shop and Test Cell fall under the broad category of Gas Turbine Engine Repair and Overhaul Technician. A fully trained Engine Fitter is able to complete to a certain degree, tasks related to the Disassembly, Assembly, Inspection, Balancing, Airflow and Test of a Gas Turbine Engines in accordance with the manufacturer specification and company procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Maintain a safe and clean working environment

Conduct all work in accordance with company policies, health and safety procedures, quality procedures, manufactures and customer specification and industry regulations

Raise Non-conformance reports as necessary

Comprehension level of knowledge on product of AD’s, SB’s, CEB’s and SIL’s (Training Provided)

Perform detailed visual and dimensional inspection of individual parts as per inspection level specified in overhaul or maintenance manual, Detailed Work Instruction (DWI) or Engineering Repair Instruction (ERI)

Complete all documents related to the work being performed

Disassemble engines as per the manufacturer’s instructions

Visually examine and Detail Inspect engine parts

Perform Borescope Inspections on engines

Balance rotating components

Assemble main engine, modules and all sub-assemblies

Flow test of individual components and assemblies

Test engines and components

Prepare engine for dispatch



Strong verbal communication and written skills to work with internal and external stakeholders

Strong attention to detail

Able to use computers/computer systems

Self motivated, and able to prioritise and manage own workload

Good team work and problem solving skills

Proactive self-learner

Team player



Additional training/experience in a technical field

Ability to use basic hand tools

Ability to use and care for precision measuring and torque devices


Familiarity with quality procedures and documentation including process paperwork, parts routing procedures, Engineering Repair Instructions, Detailed Work Instructions and Non-Conformance Report system.

Working knowledge of Engine publications and work instructions including overhaul and maintenance manuals, parts catalogues and service bulletins. (Training Provided)

Professional Qualification/Experience

Experienced within an engineering organisation

Have a recognised engineering apprenticeship and possess relevant certification

Form 1 holder

Human Factors Training.