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    Aircraft Fitter

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    immediate start subject to BPSS and DBS

​MPI have a requirement for Aircraft Chinook Fitters to work on contract in Gosport, Hampshire.

This contract is an immediate start subject to basic clearance and is until the 31st March 2022.

Approx 37 hours per week.

Rate of pay is £22.50 per hour Umbrella/£20.13 PSC /£17.59 per hour PAYE

This role is deemed in-scope of IR35

Please note that upon satisfactory completion of, and at the 12 weeks of the contract, and at our Clients discretion, MPI will process a one off payment on behalf of the Client, to a maximum value of £1.00 per hour for each hour worked from the commencement date.

MPI will not be holding any monies on the contractors behalf; any such award will be made upon receipt of authorisation and cleared funds from our Client, and is entirely supplemental to the contractors hourly fee.

This is our Clients bonus scheme so MPI will only act on instruction and payment from the Client.

Key responsibilities and duties:

Will effectively carry out a variety of maintenance activities, within trade boundaries and authorisations, iaw current procedures as laid down in relevant approved source information.

Contribute to team delivery of agreed targets and goals.

Comply with current Tool Control procedure.

Attend and contribute to team meetings.

Carry out Improving Quality and Continuous Quality Improvement reviews.

Support a climate of continuous improvement to assist productivity, quality and lean methodology.

To achieve a maximum flexibility, team members will undertake training and train other team members.

Undertake work to highest level of competence.

Agree to do other duties within the team to support team output.

Work within and promote the behavioural competencies.

Ensure all procedures relating to foreign object debris control are adhered to.

Adherence to our Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety Management Systems (SMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and all associated Business Manuals




Team worker that has the ability to fully interact with other team members.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.


Ability to provide advice as a subject matter expert.



Full compliance and understanding of Quality Management System.

Actively participate in continuous improvement activities

Professional Qualifications/Education and Training:


Recognised indentured apprenticeship or military equivalent.

Human Factors certificate.

EWIS certificate. 

Experience of working with aircraft drawings and work instructions.


Previous Chinook maintenance experience

Previous experience of independent inspections.

Familiar with Military MRP 145 and associated Regulatory Articles (RA’s).

Cat B or Certifier authorisations

BTEC ONC in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering.