Sheet Metal Technician
£30,450 plus shift allowance
MPI are assisting our Client with their current permanent requirements for a Sheet Metal Technician to be based at East Midlands Airport
Position Type: Permanent
Location: EMA Hangar 29
Responsible to: Base Maintenance Manager
An experienced sheet metal repair technician located within the UK PT145 EMA base hangar team. The successful candidate will carry out repairs and other mechanical work as directed by the supervisor and Base maintenance manager to the 737, ATP and ATR fleet of a/c.
Perform all tasks according to the valid instructions and documentation.
Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit, especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.
Reporting to the on-duty supervisor and taking direction from certifying staff regarding repair requirements
Accurately record all work carried out using the IT information systems in use
Assist as required, under the direction of certifying staff, with any other mechanical tasks related to a/c hangar inputs
Completing repairs IAW drawings or other data supplied to a high standard.
Assisting the supervisors and management team to maintain a safe working environment
Completing major structural repairs on pressurised metal aircraft, on both primary and secondary structure
Interpreting repair drawings and identify areas that require engineering changes when compared to actual aircraft structure
Analyse and interpret the OEM structural repair manuals to identify a/c zones and stations. Identify repairs and locate material and alternate fasteners within these manuals
Utilise precision measuring instruments to accurately gauge damage limits
Ability to form from plate material complex bends and shapes using common sheet metal handling tools including bending brakes, rollers, shrinkers
Apprenticeship or equivalent training with a major OEM or MRO
National basic education qualifications in English and Math’s at Grade C or equivalent
Training in the use of shrinkers or English wheels would be an advantage
Proven ability to complete Major structural repairs on pressurized metal aircraft on both primary and secondary structure
Ability to interpret repair drawings and identify areas that require engineering changes when compared to actual aircraft structure
Ability to use and interpret the OEM structural repair manuals to identify a/c zones and stations. Identify repairs for damage found and locate material and alternate fasteners within these manuals.
Must be able to use precision measuring instruments to accurately gauge damage limits.
Proven hand skills with common sheet metal tools.
Ability to form from plate material complex bends and shapes using common sheet metal handling tools including bending brakes, rollers, shrinkers.
Ability to travel for AOG repairs
Must hold a valid UK driving license
Shift Allowance £4500 plus Company Pension
**APPLICANTS MUST HOLD THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION TO ENABLE THEM TO WORK IN THE UK AND MUST BE CURRENTLY RESIDING IN THE UK**