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  • Job reference: RMS0175138

Mechanical Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/01/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/03/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world's best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
Installation of grounding points skin to skin and riv nuts. Large structure assembly the fitting of cleats and brackets, general fitting and assembly of small riveted aluminum piece parts.
Panel blank manufacture, insert installation, Ty base and heat pipe bonding.
To work from electronic work instructions and drawings to produce satellite panels and assemblies. To record information within appendices and on electronic production system.
To work in accordance with Local, Company and Project specific methods and procedures including relevant cleanroom and cleanliness requirements.

Most frequently used shift pattern
Shift early 06:00hrs to 14:00 hrs
Shift late 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs
Some weekend working Saturday or Sunday may be required at peak times.
Shift Allowance:
Yes 20% for early and 20% for late shift

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Ability to work from drawings and electronic work instructions
* Knowledge of satellite structure panel assemblies or similar
* Experience of working to methods and procedures used from blank to the deliverable item
* Working from detailed work instructions or similar
* Working to procedures with checkpoints
* Previous experience in other industries such as Aerospace mechanical fitter, close tolerance sheet metal worker, time served mechanical technician
* Modern apprenticeship
* Experience from F1/ Motorsport and Automotive will be considered
* Ability to work in confined spaces above floor level

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of method and procedures used with Airbus
*Successful Candidates will be required to complete a skills test at interview*

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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