Mechanical Operator

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  • Location

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Aircraft Fitter

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  • Salary:

    Up to £17 per hour

  • Contact:

    Gemma Dunthorne

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Operator based at RAF Coningsby. The Operative is responsible to the Team Manager for the effective completion of the aircraft maintenance IAW the aircraft Statement of Work (SoW) As a Mechanical Operator your main responsibilities will involve: Work as directed by Team Managers and Supervisors. Discharge their responsibilities and given tasks in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure that all work performed within the areas of responsibility are conducted in accordance with current Health and Safety and Environmental Protection legislation. Use the Integrated Maintenance Solution/MainteniX (IMS) as their engineering recording media (post IMS training and authorisation) Carry out associated duties as directed.

Additional Information

WORKING HOURS - 5 days p/wk (Mon-Fri) around relevant site core hours (7.30am - 4.30pm Mon - Thurs, 7.30am - 12pm Fri).

- Hours required to work per week are 36.00 unless otherwise stated (this does not include lunch breaks).

- Start and finish times to be agreed with local Line Management, in accordance with local site core hours. - Lunch break allowance is 30 minutes between 12.30 - 1:00pm (or as agreed with Line Manager). 30 mins will automatically be deducted each working day by the electronic time management system.

- Dependant on workload, local management may request more or less hours are worked within this contract.


The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following;Perform a range of maintenance tasks, including: strip, repair, modification and maintenance work i.e. removal, installation and functional test at appropriate levels of supervision.

Competent to work with approved data in the form of maintenance instruction and schedules for planned and un-planned tasks.

Requires a good knowledge of the approved data set and the ability to complete a task by correctly locating and accurately following a directed procedure.

Nature of impact: Limited but direct impact on the business. Impact is related to quality of output and the contribution to continued airworthiness.

Area of impact: Restricted to own team and other teams whose work activities are closely related. The performance of the teams will be directly affected by the performance of the individual (impact on product, credibility and business reputation).

Must be able to exchange ideas and information in a concise and logical way and be sensitive to audience diversity. Tact and basic politeness is required.

Understanding and application of human factors, error management, health & safety and proactive hazard analysis, appropriate to the role.

Demonstrates a flexible and proactive attitude to carrying out responsibilities, appropriate to the role and takes direction appropriately.

Functional Competence & Capability

Requires a basic knowledge and understanding of work routines and procedures in own technical/subject area. Demonstrates awareness of how the team integrates with others in order to achieve the overall objectives of the area.