Mechanical Technician - (Either Gazelle/Puma/Merlin)

  • Job Reference: 45978992-2
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Experis IT
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £17.00 - £20.00 per hour + £1 Retention p/h
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - (Either Gazelle/Puma/Merlin)

Boscombe Down


  • Carries out maintenance and repair tasks on aircraft and aircraft components within trade specialisation
  • Works within competencies and authorisations as agreed with department management
  • Is supervised by an appropriate Task Manager/Chargehand, works within limits of instructions given by that supervisor, and advises him/her of any matters arising outside the agreed parameters
  • Ensures approved tools and equipment provided is used for the proper purpose and applies local Tool Control regime
  • Conducts peer training when required, within competency range
  • Each work area will have specific Health & Safety, Quality and Security instructions and protocols, ensures app applicable aspects are observed on task
  • Works flexibly when given work within competency and experience
  • Completes accurate Resource Recording returns within local time limits
  • Flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing customer requirements

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Apprenticeship in an aircraft engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • NVQs in engineering, or equivalent
  • Human Factors experience
  • Qualification courses on aircraft type or associated
  • Good people management skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Good communications skills
  • Computer literate, and familiarity with specific aircraft maintenance systems
  • Apprenticeship in Aero/Engineering (Certificate)
  • Time served (Certificate)
  • Human Factors (Certificate)
  • Be able to achieve a BPSS with progression to SC