Hydraulic Technician

Hayes, London

Maintenance and Engineering

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My client is looking for a Hydraulic Technician to join on them on a permanent position.

As a Hydraulic Technician, you will be responsible for testing and repairing and overhaul the hydraulic components in accordance with the manufacturers mandatory procedures taking into consideration the Customers’ requirements.

Role: Hydraulic Technician
Pay: From £28,000 per annum PAYE
Location: West London
Permanent Position
Hours: 40 hours Monday to Friday
Right to work within the UK without any restrictions

Job Profile

  • Cleaning of hydraulic units to allow visual inspection
  • Paint stripping of hydraulic components where required
  • Visual inspection of hydraulic components and creation of route sheets as required
  • Determine work scope required based on condition and end customer requirements
  • Creation of condition reports for hydraulic assemblies
  • Disassembly of hydraulic components I.A.W applicable manuals
  • Disposition of parts and ordering of required replacement parts as required
  • Assembly of hydraulic components I.A.W applicable manuals
  • Final functional testing of hydraulic components I.A.W applicable manuals prior to release to service
  • Liaise with supporting departments as required to obtain required customer/technical information
  • Have an awareness of build requirements/schedule and priorities
  • Creation of bush logs
  • Adherence to health and safety and PPE requirements
  • Communicate issues that may affect production to their Lead Hand, Team Leader or Production Manager
  • Have knowledge of all SOPM’s applicable to task
  • All employees are required to use the Integrated Quality Management System IQ Move.
  • You will be required to maintain Practical Experience Record (PER) book.
  • An awareness and understanding of responsibilities outlined in the Company’s environmental procedures
  • You may be required to train personnel with a specified area subject to your qualifications and experience
  • All duties shall be undertaken in compliance with Safety and Environmental Regulations and Company Procedures

Skills/Experience Required

  • Knowledge of hydraulic components and principles.
  • Competent in the use of basic hand tools.
  • Familiar with the use of computers, including word processing, spread sheets and data based programmes
  • The nature of the job requires the applicant to come into contact with various greases and oils
  • The job requires the applicant to understand manual handling
  • The job requires the use of hand tools and power tools.
  • The position involves the use of complex machinery equipment
  • The ability to keep your working area clean and tidy and to a 5s standard
  • The job requires the applicant to stand for a prolonged amount of time with a number of breaks throughout the day.
  • The position and process involves lifting heavy aircraft components.
  • Able to use their own initiative
  • Strong analytical skill set.
  • Good communicator- ability to communicate with staff on business, and other issues that affect the business
  • Good planning, organisation and administration skills, PC literate
  • Able to maintain performance under pressure
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Profound level of problem solving skills
  • Able to communicate with all levels of Management
  • Willingness to learn new skills to help the Company achieve its targets
  • Able to communicate with all levels of Management
  • Must be a strong team player willing to improve and learn methods and processes with the attitude to pass on knowledge and help with the improvement of the working environment within the Plating department

Additional information:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Discounted Flight Benefits
  • Reduced Gym Memberships. Retail and Hotel Discounts
  • Seasonal Company Events

Education & Training
Educated to at least GCSE Level or equivalent.

  • Ideally, applicants will have served an Aircraft related apprenticeship supported by further education utilising a safe methodical working practice.
  • Emphasis placed upon those applicants that have served within an EASA/FAA approved organization. Ability demonstrates a detailed knowledge of the legislative and quality system requirements.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Sarah Budd at Line Up Aviation
Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry’s best-known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.
Due to the number of applications, we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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