Skilled Aircraft Fitter

Filton, Gloucestershire

Maintenance and Engineering




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Our client has an opportunity for a Skilled Aircraft Fitter to join them on an initial 12-month contract. You will be joining the team within the Build Production section to work on various aircrafts.

Role: Skilled Aircraft Fitter
Location: Filton – fully onsite
Hours: Monday to Thursday 06:30am-15:45pm
Clearance: BPSS required before starting
Hourly Rate: £25.41 per hour via Umbrella, inside IR35

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work from engineering instructions and understand Aircraft Drawings
  • Complete tasks to the required standards
  • General tasks include the use of power tools for drilling, shimming, and sealing
  • 1st party certification will be required following successful completion of the relevant courses

You may need to work in a confined space (tank work), which includes restricted and physically demanding wing access and egress through oval shaped manholes.

As a Skilled Aircraft Fitter, we’re looking for candidates who have:

  • Must have completed an apprenticeship within an engineering discipline i.e: sheet metal worker, aircraft or maintenance technician, tool maker, fitter/turner – ability to provide certificates on submission is essential
  • Must hold NVQ L2 + L3 or equivalent in engineering – ability to provide certificates on submission is essential
  • Must be comfortable working at heights and within confined spaces
  • Aviation experience
  • Self-motivation with good communication skills
  • An ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • An openness to continuous improvement processes and new ways of working
  • Knowledge and a high regard for Health and Safety standards
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment medical

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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