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Aircraft Engineer

  • Location

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Neil Cayley

  • Contact email:

    neil.cayley@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH50432

  • Duration:

    6 Months


Aircraft Engineer - Mechanical - Contract - South West

A Mechanical Aircraft Engineer (Technician) is required with knowledge of maintaining fixed wing aircraft. Candidates with direct experience in supporting Fast Jet aircraft would be well received.

Due to the continued success of this company, a globally successful organisation who provide expert advice, services (particularly test and evaluation) and innovative technology-based products requires a skilled Aircraft Engineer (Technician) for a 6-month contract. As the Aircraft Engineer (Technician) you will be required to:

  • Carries out maintenance and repair tasks on aircraft and aircraft components within trade specialisation
  • Works within competencies and authorisations as agreed with department management
  • Is supervised by an appropriate Task Manager / Chargehand, works within limits of instructions given by that supervisor, and advises him/her of any matters arising outside the agreed parameters
  • Ensures approved tools and equipment provided is used for the proper purpose and applies local Tool Control regime
  • Conducts peer training when required, within competency range
  • Each work area will have specific Health & Safety, Quality and Security instructions and protocols, ensures app applicable aspects are observed on task
  • Works flexibly when given work within competency and experience
  • Completes accurate Resource Recording returns within local time limits
  • Flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing customer requirements



The Mechanical Aircraft Engineer (Technician) should have the following skills or experience:

  • Apprenticeship in an aircraft mechanical engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • NVQs in engineering, or equivalent
  • Human Factors experience
  • Qualification courses on aircraft type or associated
  • Good people management skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Good communications skills
  • Computer literate, and familiarity with specific aircraft maintenance systems



Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Maintaining Merlin Helicopters and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Aircraft Engineer (Technician) role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

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