Skilled Aircraft/Workshop Fitter

Job Title: Skilled Aircraft/Workshop Fitter
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire
Salary: Up to £17 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1806-86_1531739606
Contact Name: Jon Packham MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2018 12:13

Job Description

Sitec are recruiting for a Skilled Aircraft/Workshop Fitter for our client within the Defence industry. This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months initially with the option to extend and will be based in Carterton, Oxfordshire. The pay rate for this role is £17.00 p/hr LTD Company.

This is an opportunity for a skilled aircraft fitter to be based at RAF Brize Norton within the Airbus Military UK Part 145 Base Maintenance team.
You will form part of a multi-disciplined team carrying out Inspections, Examinations, Repair and Replacement of Components within the Workshop Environment.

Skilled Aircraft/Workshop Fitter role Requirements


* The candidate will have a recognised engineering background within the Aerospace Industry.
* The candidate must have a good level of education and the ability to speak and write technical English to a high standard.
* A flexible approach is required as each day may see the candidate working in different areas within the workshops or a Hangar environment with the possibility of Line Maintenance as priorities change.
* The candidate should have the desire to develop within the organisation, contributing to future capabilities and be able to demonstrate the ability to obtain Component Certification approvals.


* Previous experience in Quick Engine Change build up, Propeller Assemblies, Aircraft Role Equipment, Survival Equipment.
* Recognised apprenticeship and/or 5 years' experience within the Aerospace Industry.
* Awareness of MAA and /or Part 145 engineering practices and regulations.
* Human Factors, EWIS, SFAR.

Key Workshop Activities:
* Undertaking scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on TP400 engines in the Quick Engine Change Bay, which includes stripping and dressing of QEC's, receipt and dispatch, modifications and repairs.
* Performing duties in the Role Equipment Bay that includes the provisioning of Role Equipment kits, management of assets, component inspection, test, repair and return to service of the Role Equipment. Issue a Certificate of Component Release for equipment within the Scope of approval.
* Ensuring the storage conditions of Role Equipment and components are maintained such that they meet technical and Regulatory requirements.
* Other elements of component maintenance as future capability evolves.

Ad-hoc Aircraft Maintenance support:
* Occasional support for the Aircraft Maintenance Teams within the Hangar or Line Operation.

General Duties
* Support any OEM working party activities that may be required within the Workshop.
* Assist with on-going improvement and expansion initiatives.
* Mentor and support new staff.

Successful applicants for the Skilled Aircraft/Workshop Fitter role must meet eligibility requirements to obtain UK Security Clearance

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.