Aircraft Mechanic

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Commercial Aviation

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  • Salary:

    £18.50 - £19.5 per hour + bonus

  • Contact:

    Courtney Allister

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Shifts available are as follows:

Earlies & Lates - £18.50ph + £1ph retention bonus paid on completion of the programme

4x4 - £19.50ph + £1ph retention bonus paid on completion of the programme

Nights - £19.50ph + £1ph retention bonus paid on completion of the programme

Candidates will be provided with free car parking and guaranteed a minimum of a 37hr working week


All applicants will have experience of working in a EASA Part 145 Base/Line maintenance environment and have experience working on either Boeing or Airbus aircraft.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct a number of but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Component removal for inspection
  • Component refit and testing
  • Component removal for defects such as wheels, brakes, landing gear doors, shock absorbers, air conditioning components, engine and APU components, flying control surfaces and servo controls
  • Large item replacements such as windscreens, engines and APU's
  • System replenishment's eg engine oil, hydraulics, nitrogen, water
  • Sheet metal repairs
  • Aircraft Jacking Qualifications/Experience
  • All applicants must have served a recognised apprenticeship and be able to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years experience in an aircraft maintenance environment. Original paperwork must be able to be provided and verified along with references to cover the last 5 years. Candidates must provide the following documentation in order to be considered for these roles:
  • Successful applicants will perform defect rectification and routine servicing as directed by a Certifying Licensed Engineer or Shift Supervisor. All personnel will work in accordance with Health & Safety procedures and Tool Control policies and must be able to demonstrate current knowledge of airworthiness requirements.
  • Current up to date cv
  • Proof of right to work in the UK (Passport etc)
  • Human Factors - Initial & Current
  • Fuel Tank Safety 1 & 2
  • EWIS
  • Proof of Apprenticeship