Aircraft Fitter – Body & Structures
Blackburn area – Contract
Gross rate: £20.00p/h (Umbrella/PAYE – Inside IR35)
3-month rolling contract
Manufacturing / aerospace / Fitting / body & structures
I am working with a key Aerospace client in the Blackburn area who are looking for Skilled Aircraft Fitters, to work on the build of composite and aluminium structural assemblies for the aerospace sector.
As a Skilled Aircraft Fitter, you will require to conduct the following duties:
v Ability to read complex engineering drawings to tight tolerances
v Use hand tools, setting up bench jigs, all neat and tidy
v Assemble, fit all aspects mechanically, structure & body etc
v Working with composite material and aluminium
v Work to production plans and timescales
The Skilled Aircraft Fitter will need to have the following attributes:
v Engineering time served ideally or min. NVQ L2 in fitting and/or light fabrication/sheet metal
v Good workshop body/structure fitting experience
v Aerospace industry preferred – ability to read/interpret aerospace drawings
v A strong team player
v Experience within a high precision manufacturing environment with composite materials experience ideally
v Strong communication skills, with a keen eye for Health, Safety and Quality
v Ideally have your own tools including drills, countersinks, rivet guns etc
The benefits of this position:
v Opportunity to work with a reputable organisation with ongoing ad-hoc/project requirements
v N excellent workshop, with a good positive working environment
v A four-day working week - Monday to Thursday 37hrs p/w, plus OT Fridays & Saturdays at T½, and Sundays T2.
I am looking to speak to talented Aircraft Fitters from Aerospace, who are looking for a rewarding and challenging interim position. For more information, please contact Luke Corr, Managing Consultant at ATA Recruitment.
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