Aircraft Engineer (Avionic)

  • Job Reference: N6030-655S
  • Date Posted: 23 March 2018
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Aircraft Engineer (Avionic)


We are currently recruiting for an Aircraft Engineer to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all aircraft equipment as directed by the Team Leader. You will also ensure that all activities conform to EASA Pt 145/MIL Pt 145. This role is based at Christchurch, Dorset.  


Our client uses highly customised aircraft to conduct border protection and surveillance operations in Australia and the UK, as well as providing operational readiness training through electronic warfare training for the UK Ministry of Defence. It’s also a leading supplier of flight inspection services.


As an Aircraft Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Apprenticeship or HM Forces equivalent training certification.

Previous working experience within an Aviation facility.

Proven record of delivery in a production environment.

Excellent communication skills.

Self-starter who looks for lateral solutions rather than problems.

Commercial background - working to tight deadlines and budgetary requirements

Computer literate

Needs to understand and deliver customer service, whilst representing the company interests

Needs to be able to enjoy working within a small team

An ability to work safely under pressure to meet tight deadlines

A willingness to work flexible hours when required


As an Aircraft Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: 

Ensure all that all SHE requirements are complied with.

Highlight any tooling requirements to the Team Leader and if required assist with preparation of business case to facilitate procurement.

Ensure that cleanliness and tidiness of facility, equipment, tooling and employee facilities is maintained within the working areas.

Ensuring all test and ground support equipment is in a serviceable/calibrated condition and fit to carry out its function before use.

When appropriate propose changes within the workplace and also be supportive of any introduced changes.

Support the Continued Improvement & Aerotrac implementation initiatives.

To attend technical, SHE or QA related training courses and recommend any training needs required to improve the business.

To report any hazard or potential hazard within the workplace using the current company reporting systems.

To align with our SPIRIT values and comply with all Company policies, practices and procedures and seek guidance when you have doubt.


Aircraft Engineer (Avionic)

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset

Salary:  Competitive