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    Aircraft Fitter

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    £14.84 per hour PAYE/£19.25 LTD/UmbrellaPAYE

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  • Duration:

    Approx 12 months

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    Immediate start subject to BPSS

MPI have a requirement for an Aircraft Mechanical Technician to work on site at RAF Valley, Anglesey for approx. 12 month contract.

Approx. 48 hours per week

Rate of pay: £19.25 per hour LTD/Umbrella PAYE or £14.84 per hour PAYE

This role is inside of IR35.


General Description of Job:

The post holder will be an experienced and skilled technician undertaking a range of detailed maintenance activities on an aircraft or aircraft component. At this level the post holder requires a good understanding of the construct of the approved Technical Information set and is competent to work unaided to approved data, maintenance instructions and in accordance with the organisation’s Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE). Demonstrates the ability to analyse and diagnose faults to equipment & assemblies, follow diagnostic procedures and work effectively within a team provide guidance to less experienced team members in a diverse and dynamic operational environment. To carry out as directed trade tasks pertinent with the maintenance, rectification and preparation of Aircraft to meet the allocated daily task at first line.

Key Skills:

Fast Jet Maintenance experience

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Aeronautical Engineering is minimum requirement.

Current Human Factors Certification

EWIS 3, 4,&5, valid for 1 year

Proof of experience and currency on aircraft

Proof of Aerospace Engineering qualification in the relevant discipline

We need individuals to have proof of completion of an Engineering qualification, ideally in Aeronautical Engineering, or Military equivalent apprenticeship / qualifications, an academic qualification for this role is a minimum of City & Guilds 2675 Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance or NVQ Level 3 Aeronautical related discipline and relevant experience for the role they have applied for.

All of the above proof is required to be presented at interview, and is to be presented to the Quality Department on first day of employment.

Main Tasks:

Individual Technicians will be employed in the Depth maintenance environment. The actions and decisions taken shall be limited to those actions authorised as governed by trade, experience and competence.

Undertake and complete depth maintenance & diagnostic activities on an aircraft or components which may include, as appropriate, scheduled maintenance, component removals, inspections, repairs, modifications, fault rectifications, replacements and/or functional/system test.

Reviews operational performance of aircraft components & systems. Analyse and diagnose faults to components & assemblies, apply diagnostic skills & knowledge to effect repairs or modify equipment or suggest improvements to procedures.

Ensure that maintenance is undertaken to schedule and resolve any issues, escalate as required.

Demonstrates a flexible and proactive attitude to carrying out responsibilities appropriate to the role and takes direction appropriately.

Maintain personal task competencies for working on aircraft or components.

Undertake support tasks within the Aircraft or component maintenance facility which are required to maintain compliance with the MOE and Functionally Mandated procedures (e.g. oversight checks, control of tooling / test equipment etc.)

Technical Experience and Qualifications: - All Essential

Completion of an Engineering Apprenticeship, ideally in Aeronautical Engineering, or Military equivalent apprenticeship / qualifications.

Academic qualification for this role is a minimum of City & Guilds 2675 Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance or NVQ Level 3 Aeronautical related discipline.

Aircraft platform training (on a/c requirement) or equivalent fast jet training.

Computer literate

Skills Profile:

Use engineering knowledge and understanding to apply technical practical skills

Contribute to the design, development, manufacture, construction, commissioning operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes, systems or services

Accept and exercise personal responsibility

Use effective communication and interpersonal skills

Make a personal commitment to an appropriate code of professional conduct, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment Time Management

If selected for the role, you will be required to apply for a DBS background check that will cost £25.00 (do not apply unless requested to do so). You will also be required to go through the BPSS Clearance prior to starting.