Gyroplane Engineer

Forces Recruitment Services
£28k - 48k per year + dep on exp
13 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job title: Gyroplane Engineer Vacancy Reference Number: HQ3920 Salary: £15 - £25 per hour (£28,000 – £48,000 per annum) Location: Wolverhampton Job type: Contract or Permanent A company specialising in gyroplane manufacturing and distribution has a requirement for an engineer to oversee repairs and modifications of gyroplanes to CAA Standard. The company, with an 11-year history, is expanding quickly and an engineer, preferably A37-qualified, is needed to join their team who are passionate about what they do and strive to exceed achieve the best standards and exceed expectations. The role is predominantly mechanical engineering/airframe-based and focused primarily on 912UL and 914 engines. It is essential applicants are experienced mechanical engineers and/or aircraft technicians. Candidates not possessing essential qualifications and experience qualification cannot be considered. The company is keen to receive applications from ex-military candidates, particularly individuals with mechanical and/or aviation engineering experience and who are A37-qualified. JOB SPECIFICATION The Gyroplane Engineer will: Be a team player; Possess an excellent eye for detail and strive to produce the best work possible in the safest and most cost-effective way(s); Be well-presented, courteous and professional at all times, particularly when dealing or interacting with clients and customers; possess a ‘can-do’ attitude and be willing to explore all options surrounding each task; have good manual dexterity; be able to follow instructions; possess good communication skills, both written and verbal; be methodical and organised; be able to work to strict deadlines; have a strong interest in aircraft engines, particularly gyroplanes. JOB DESCRIPTION The Gyroplane Engineer will: Inspect, service, repair and test gyroplanes; Plan and prioritise work in order to complete on time; Carry out routine inspections to diagnose repairs or work required; Diagnose and carry out repairs for each task individually; Ensure parts are available if required to carry out repairs; Ensure admin associated with each task (worksheet orders, sign-offs, recording time, etc) is completed thoroughly and on time; Upholding company standards and provide exceptional customer service where required. QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE The Gyroplane Engineer will ideally be A37-qualified as well as possessing strong mechanical engineering skills. The role is predominantly mechanical engineering/airframe-based and focused primarily on 912UL and 914 engines. SALARY Both contract and permanent employees will be considered. Pay equates to £15 - £25 per hour (£28,000 – £48,000 per annum). Overtime is available occasionally at a flat rate. HOURS The Gyroplane Engineer will work Monday to Friday, normal working hours. Due to high response received for some vacancies and time required to assess each application, we regret we are sometimes unable to reply to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, by keeping your details on our system, we will be able to notify you immediately of other opportunities. This job was originally posted as