A400M Line Maintenance Technician

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, S. E. England, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £18 per hour + plus shift uplift

  • Contact:

    Nicole Canavan

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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This is an opportunity for a skilled aircraft maintenance mechanic for employment at RAF Brize Norton within the team.

Key Requirements:

  • Have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship and have a minimum of 3 years' experience performing maintenance on operating aircraft and/or an EASA Cat 'A' licence.
  • Be able to demonstrate experience maintaining commercial or military transport aircraft.
  • Knowledge and experience using aircraft manuals and technical instructions to complete maintenance tasks on aircraft.

Basic Requirements:

  • Be able to speak, read and write technical English to a high standard.
  • Be able to attain UK Security Clearance.
  • Be flexible with working hours and able to work to a shift pattern.
  • Be driven and self-motivated with the ability to work as part of a team or be autonomous where required.
  • Perform maintenance tasks to the high level of engineering standards expected by Airbus and comply with all company procedures.
  • Human factors, SFAR88 (Fuel Tank Safety) & EWIS (electrical wiring and interconnecting systems) continuation training record.

Primary Duties:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks primarily on Airbus A400M aircraft and its components in a line maintenance environment under the supervision of civilian and military certifying staff.
  • Provide support on occasion for workshop and maintenance support activities.
  • Host/Manage any OEM working party activities that may be required within.
  • Support on-going improvement and expansion initiatives.
  • Mentor and support new civilian and military staff.

The successful candidate will be expected to cover the following shifts ( at business discresion)

06:00-18:00 - 12% shift premium

11:00-23:00 -12% shift premium

22:00-07:00 -17% shift premium

Primary shift pattern 06:00 -18:00 with half hour lunch on a 5-5-4 pattern (5days on, 4days off, 5days on, 5days off, 4days on 5days off)

There may on occasion be a requirement to work 11:00-23:00 or 22:00-07:00 on the same 5-5-4 pattern