Working within the Evacuation Systems team you will be carrying out essential maintenance and repair activities on evacuation equipment and components. You’ll be working in accordance with the relevant CMM’s and procedures regarding the servicing of equipment to carry out routine and manual inspections of evacuation equipment including life rafts, escape slides and helicopter floats. Ensuring that all quality, health, safety and environmental requirements are met at all times, identifying and reporting any issues that arise during the process.
You’ll have a range of key day to day responsibilities as part of the water/waste systems team. These include:
Carrying out surveys and assessments of equipment for repair; providing details of any work required to the Workshop Administrator to enable the repairs customer service team to provide quotes to customers
Reviewing any consumables required for the job and allocating spare parts as needed based on the works order
Reviewing service bulletins or amendments associated with or required for the particular job
Carrying out all necessary repairs and repacking
Ensuring the accurate and timely completion of repair reports and job packs
Working with and supporting other technicians within the wider workshop environment
Ensuring that the quality of own work and repairs is maintained to a high standard
Working in line with industry standards and regulations; referring to the CMM at all times
You’ll also need to, when authorised by the Quality Manager, inspect each step of the repair process and identify, validate, approve and release all serviced equipment. You’ll be expected to raise any issues with the Team Leader or Workshop Manager and work closely with them to resolve any issues.
You’ll be required to follow all health and safety rules and guidelines, ensuring that you have full awareness and understanding of the risks involved in the operations undertaken, wearing the appropriate PPE at all times and take action to ensure your own and your colleagues safety at all times.
You will be expected to attend all mandatory training and maintain your own internal training log on a regular basis and participate in internal audits.
You will support the Workshop Manager and Supervisors to highlight ideas for improvement and play an active part in team meetings and the wider workshop team, providing update on the progress of repairs as requested. Supporting and training colleagues as required.
You’ll also be working closely with other departments across the business including the repairs customer service team, certifying and quality departments.
In order to be successful in this role you will need to have the following:
Previous experience in a hands on technical or maintenance role
Previous experience using hand tools, carrying out surveys and inspecting for damage
Ability to work with, understand and follow technical documentation including maintenance manuals and regulations
Previous experience working within a fast paced and busy environment
Good levels of IT skills, experience of using in-house computer systems to log and record work
High levels of literacy and numeracy skills and good communication skills both verbal and written
Excellent attention to detail and ability to analyse and identify faults
In addition, you will be:
Well organised with the ability to manage your time and work to tight deadlines
Diplomatic when faced with issues
Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team
Able to work and liaise with people at all levels of the business
Willing to undertake further training to fulfil the requirements of the role (in and out of the UK) and across other areas of the business as required to support a cross-trained team.
What We Offer:
• Competitive salary
• 25 days’ holiday (increasing with length of service after 3 years, and then after every further 2 years’ service up to a maximum of 31 days) plus bank holidays
• Health cash plan
• Pension scheme – you will choose to contribute either 4% or 6% and we will contribute 5% or 8.5% depending on the level chosen
• Life assurance – 8x annual salary
• Company sick pay – you will be eligible for our company sick pay scheme after 6 months’ employment
• Income protection scheme
• Company events
It would be beneficial if you had previous experience in an aerospace/aviation environment working in line with industry specific regulations (EASA Part 145, FAA, TCCA…), experience with aircraft evacuation systems would also be beneficial.
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