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Engine Workshop Engineer


Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by CV-Library

Dorset, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Draken Europe are recruiting for an Engine Workshop Engineer (known internally as an Approved Engineer) to be based at Hurn Airfield, Bournemouth.

The position is to assist the Engine Workshop Team Leader, in being responsible, to the Senior Base Engineer – Base Maintenance, for the safety, regulatory compliance and performance of Engine Maintenance activities, essential to the effective delivery of customer contractual requirements.

The Approved Engineer is responsible and accountable for performing engine maintenance to the highest of standards as well as maintaining the delivery requirements while ensuring safety and airworthiness of product. The ability to certify / authorise a maintenance action of a component / assembly back to service is an essential function of this role.

Engine maintenance is primarily performed within the engine overhaul workshop but on occasions, it may be necessary to be performed on wing at remote locations. This may be performed in a small team or alone at times.

As an Engine Workshop Engineer your Skills & Abilities should include:

* Sound knowledge of gas turbine operations

* Sound knowledge of Regulatory requirements related to Part 145 maintenance

* An ability to work with and use, precision measuring tools.

* To have sound knowledge of working to tight tolerances and high standards of engineering finishing

* Team oriented with proven communication skills

* Self-motivated, confident and assertive

* A demonstrated capability to work within and adhere to a defined set of organisational values

* Medically fit to perform daily engineering duties including detached working

* Security cleared/clearable to meet current UK and ITAR requirements in support of the business

* Previous experience within an engine workshop

* Further Applicable Aircraft Maintenance Experience, Base/Workshops are desirable.

Educational Vocational Qualifications:

* Formal mechanical engineering qualifications are essential, preferably ONC or above

* Engineering apprenticeship trained, preferably within aviation

* Proven record of accomplishment, over 3 years within an aviation business

* Proven ability to work and deliver, to time pressure and deadlines

* An understanding or preferably evidence of working within a continuous improvement project.

Key Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to the following:

* Maintain Draken & customer engines in accordance with the manufacturer’s and Draken’s maintenance procedures.

* Investigate and repair faults reported or found on engines

* To carry out on wing engine support when requested at base and possibly detached locations

* To ensure that engine work pack documentation is accurately maintained and progressed during engine maintenance activities

* Ensure that all tasks are completed in accordance with the current Departmental and Company Safety & Quality standards and procedures.

* Perform the strip, clean, inspection, build & test of engines as directed by the workshop Team leader.

* Perform the certification of maintenance activities performed within the limitations of the Part 145 B & C Rated workshop.

* To communicate well and liaise with other related Departments i.e. Engineering Control, Line & Base Maintenance

* Promote and engender a safety, legislative and cost awareness culture

* Support a continuous improvement philosophy within the business. Evaluate all existing standards, practices and procedures with a view to continuous improvement and efficiency using the company improvement methodology.

* Assist with audits and quality assurance issues

* Assisting the Team Leader in the day to day functions of the Engine Workshop and deputise in their absence

* Assist the Team Leader with the assessment and closure of audit findings, SMS assessments / improvements, root cause investigations and departmental improvement ideas.

* Being responsible for effective tool control

Draken Europe

Draken combines advanced technology with a diverse range of aircraft platforms and highly skilled people to deliver mission-critical global aviation solutions for government customers worldwide.

Our end-to-end capabilities include customised Operational Readiness Training, Aircraft MRO & Engineering, Specialised Helicopter Training as well as Search & Rescue and Surveillance services.

Our differences make us stronger. For example, we need people from both commercial and military backgrounds to keep our services reliable yet challenging. In the same way we need people of different ethnicity, backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious and non-religious beliefs. For no other reason than it makes our organization perform better.

It’s this diversity of perspective and talent that delivers our values and enables our success, as a diverse mix of voices leads to better discussions, decisions and outcomes for everyone.

We believe that diversity is bringing your own unique perspective to the conversations, inclusion is having a voice and engagement is having that voice heard.

Intolerance, which we condemn in any form, has no place in our Company, and we all have a responsibility to ensure that we treat each other fairly and with respect.

We want a culture where everyone who joins feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow, and operate in an environment where they can be authentic.

We are also an Armed Forces friendly organisation, and as part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, welcome applications from veterans and services spouses and partners who met the criteria in our job specifications.

In line with our Disability Confident Commitments, we provide reasonable adjustments to facilitate our interview process, please liaise with our recruitment partners at AMS if any reasonable adjustments are required

Reference: 214714933

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