PIK - Cabin Mechanic

Location Prestwick
Discipline: Aerospace & Aviation, Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Nick Hyde

Contact email: n.hyde@chevron.org.uk
Job ref: 33352
Published: 2 months ago

Role: Cabin Mechanic

Location: Prestwick

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 40 per week (shift work)


Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

Qualification & Education:

A recognised apprenticeship within the aircraft industry or similar


Understanding of regulatory requirements in relation to Part 145

Proven work history in a base maintenance/ aviation environment

Understanding of Health & Safety, Human Factors and Compliance requirements

Training & Knowledge:

Demonstrate technical experience as well as leadership behaviours, be able to work on your own initiative and make timely decisions

Have the ability to interpret technical publications and make fact-based decisions

Flexible approach and deliver to tight deadlines

Have a working knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance Production Planning

High standard of English language (written and oral)

High standard of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office Suite

Forklift licence would be desirable


Job Accountabilities

Be proficient in maintaining aircraft to the appropriate standard

Being able to perform all maintenance tasks including but not limited to;

Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components

Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools

Replace and replenish aircraft fluids, including fuel, oils and lubricants

Prepare and paint aircraft surfaces

Remove or install aircraft components

Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance

Maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals

Communicate with other workers to coordinate fitting and alignment of heavy parts, or to facilitate processing of repair parts

Inventory and requisition or order supplies, parts, materials, and equipment

Any other duties as reasonable requested by lead mechanics / licenced aircraft engineer

Ensure all paperwork is completed to the required standards and in line with the company MOE

Ensure correct use and accuracy of the MRO system is maintained with regards to all maintenance activities.

Maintain awareness and knowledge of regulatory requirements and any associated changes in relation to EASA Part 145, Part M and Part 66

Maintain awareness and knowledge of requirements and any associated changes in relation to company health and safety policies and procedures as they apply to aircraft maintenance operations, with specific focus on working at height and the use of plant & machinery

Ensure activities meet with and integrate with company requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care

Maintain the highest airworthiness, quality, safety and performance standards and ensure all company and legal requirements appertaining to aircraft maintenance and inspection are complied with

Maintain an up-to-date aircraft maintenance logbook to demonstrate level of experience and competence gained through the completion of a variety of tasks

Hold and maintain a valid Company Aircraft Mechanic authorisation

Housekeeping, ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy as reasonably practicable

Ad hoc project work as required within the scope of the role