Aircraft Field Service Inspectors / Supervisors Mechanical

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  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Sellick

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    about 1 year ago

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Aircraft Field Service Inspectors / Supervisors Mechanical
Location: Yeovil and on standby to deploy worldwide
This is to work days. Should a shift pattern be introduced this will be uplifted.

Job Description:

CSS&T (UK) Field Service Department (FSD) are looking to establish a tiger team that will perform work on (UK) Helicopter Products. This will include both support to pre-delivered and delivered products operating in the UK (includes Yeovil main-site when required) and overseas at the customer or 3rd party operational bases. The Tiger Team will possess versatility by trade and experience across the UK manufactured product base.

Tiger team tasking will be managed under a FSD lead coordinator and will include but not be limited to the following;

 Carry out discreet repairs in accordance with OEM approved work instructions.
 Carry out modifications of aircraft and /or major aircraft components to OEM approved work instructions.
 Inspection and supervision of maintenance operations.
 Scheduled Servicing (Line or Depth) and support to Flying operations.

Pre-requisite requirements;

 You will have served a recognised aeronautical apprenticeship or have equivalent military training.
Supervisor or Inspector approvals required
 A minimum of 5 years' experience, post apprenticeship training will also be required.
 Current experience on either the AW159 or the EH/AW101 product is essential.
 Multiple experiences across these platforms and/or any other helicopter product experience would be advantageous. This experience can relate to Aircraft Maintenance (At Line operation or Depth level), Aircraft Build/Flight, Modification, Repair & Overall in either a Mechanical or Electrical/Avionics discipline.
 Medically assessed fit to travel.


 Currently /previously been in possession of a company inspection approval or equivalent military maintenance authorisations.
 Previous overseas working experience, cultural awareness, team leadership /supervisory experience and computer literacy will be advantageous, but not essential.
 Other (UK) Helicopter product experience other than that previously mentioned.

Other role requirements;

 You will be on standby to deploy worldwide at short notice in response to the client's customer / company AOG needs.
 You will be in possession of a UK valid driving licence and Passport and expected to maintain the validity of these at all times at your own cost.
 You will be expected to work flexibly (i.e. extended days or weeks) to accommodate the operational requirements. Extended hours will be compensated with additional leave.

Other opportunities

 The client, subject to individual performance, knowledge and experience, might offer a permanent role within FSD.