Mechanical Technician

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire Salary: £14.00 - £20.00 per hour
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Megan Cottrell

Mechanical Technician
Boscombe Down

Rate: £14.00 - £20.00 per hour

Mechanical Technician needed for an exciting opportunity on behalf of my client, a leading defence technology company.
Candidates applying must be eligible for SC level security clearance (Must hold a British passport ONLY)

Purpose of the Mechanical Technician:

Carries out maintenance and repair tasks on aircraft and aircraft components within trade specialisation

Some of the main duties the Mechanical Technician will include:

* 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

What you need to be the successful Mechanical Technician:

Apprenticeship in an aircraft 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

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Technician to progress their career within the defence industry.

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