Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker - Rotary Wing

Cobham Plc
Newquay, UK
Closing date
21 Nov 2020

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Cobham Aviation Services are recruiting for an Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker to support the fabrication and repair of aircraft structures, on aircraft undergoing Base Maintenance at the Newquay EASA Part 145 maintenance operation.

This position is based at our Newquay site and requires minimal travel. The position requires regular Monday-Friday working hours and does not require shift working.

As an Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Proven experience and good track record in the conduct of aircraft sheet metal repairs.

Rotary wing aircraft experience is essential. Bell 212/412 type experience would be highly desirable.

Experience in the interpretation of technical repair drawings, repair manuals and other approved maintenance data.

Experience in the use of all forms of sheet metal fabrication equipment including cutting and shaping tools, riveting equipment, bending and shaping techniques with knowledge of associated heat treatments.

A sound knowledge in basic composite repair techniques

Demonstrated team player and partnership skills in dealing with stakeholders

As an Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker your main responsibilities will involve:

Conducting approved sheet metal repairs to Bell 412/212 and Airbus AS350 aircraft.

Fabrication of material associated with approved repairs IAW with approved design drawings or the appropriate repair manuals.

Following all company procedures associated with their repairs

Complying with all company safety, compliance, SHE and COSHH procedures associated with the tasks

Effective communication and building strong partnerships with Key Stakeholders

Maintaining safe standards and practices in the completion of the work

Following strict tool control practices in the control of company and personal specialist tooling

Cobham Aviation Services UK

Protecting borders, saving lives and enhancing the effectiveness of defence personnel.

We combine state-of-the-art technology with complex air platforms to deliver customised airborne surveillance, operational readiness training and search and rescue services.

Our end-to-end capabilities benefit government and military customers with responsive and cost-effective turn-key solutions for optimal mission performance
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