Aircraft Engineer – Mechanical

  • Job Reference: N6030-719S
  • Date Posted: 28 June 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 – Mechanical


Our client is currently recruiting a Mechanical Aircraft Engineer.   This is to support Base Maintenance activities to the appointed Supervisor and/or Licensed Aircraft Engineer. To have an awareness of all associated and related Mechanical Aircraft Maintenance regulations and to work in accordance with the company procedures at all times. Location Christchurch, Bournemouth


As a Mechanical Aircraft Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship which have included modules such as English, Maths and Physics

Fast Jet experience desirable but not essential

Mechanical Engineering experience

Experience of service or commercial aircraft engineering/operations (desirable)

Able to go through full Security cleared

Motivated team member and physically fit to undertake manual tasks around and on board the aircraft

Medically fit for detachment


As a Mechanical Aircraft Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Safety first. Operate at Special Mission in accordance with the SHE Technical standards. Identify where the SHE Technical Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified.

Apply countermeasures identified in applicable risk assessment to appointed operations/tasks.

To perform base maintenance and when required line maintenance on company and customer operated aircraft including, servicing, inspections, modifications and defect rectification. Reporting to your LAE & SLAE you will need to work in an efficient and timely manner to meet the allocated task times.

The control of any material or Company equipment provided for the task.  The cleanliness of the working area at all times.

Keep all associated Base Maintenance equipment replenished and ensure service dates are complied with.


Although primarily based at Bournemouth, you must be willing and able to work at other detached operating bases when required. There is a possibility of working shift patterns when required to meet operational demands.


Aircraft Engineer – Mechanical

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits