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Engineer at Virgin Atlantic

A Licenced Technician – Cabin

location_onLondon Heathrow
Permanent
Up to £53,900 (Depending on experience) plus shift pay
29-04-2024

Job Details

Salary: Up to £56,000 (Depending on experience) plus shift pay
Hours: Full Time (Shift Hours)
Location: Heathrow
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 29th April 2024

In a nutshell

At Virgin Atlantic Airways, we believe that everyone can take on the world, and it's our vision to become the most loved travel company. As we embark on this next exciting stage of our journey, we're harnessing our spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation to challenge the status quo. 

We have one of the cleanest and greenest fleets in the sky, from Airbus A350s and A330neos to the Boeing 787s. Our Engineering team is made up of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, and supply chain teams that help make sure they're well maintained and ready to get our customers to their chosen destinations. So, if you're ready to take your career to new heights, read on!

As Aircraft Technician (Cabin), you will be responsible for accomplishing delegated cabin maintenance tasks on VAA or contracted customers aircraft to the required Airworthiness standards. The primary objective is to ensure the continued safe operation of the aircraft by achieving, and striving to exceed, the standards of airworthiness set by Corporate and Airworthiness Authority policy, procedures and requirements.

Day to day

You will carry out hands-on maintenance of aircraft cabins and related systems and components.

Technicians must adhere to manufacturers approved maintenance procedures and the instruction of the designated supervising Engineer.

A Technician will also be expected to work on delegated tasks without supervision using their own initiative.

You will apply sound engineering practices to your duties and fully communicate actions, ensuring an excellent standard of maintenance in order to adhere to appropriate standards and reduce the risk of financial penalties and damage to reputation. 

You'll participate in appraisals - both team and individual.

Drive effective control of costs as applicable to job role, helping to optimise revenue and manage cost.

Drive compliance with Engineering safety.

About you

We seek people with the following skills and experience: 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable adaptation to changes in working practices and environment
  • Good working knowledge of efficient working practices/techniques and able to drive changes to working practices
  • Be knowledgeable of and compliant with current Health and Safety Procedures.
  • Possess a working knowledge of company procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of relevant company IT systems. 
  • Have experience and technical knowledge of the Virgin fleet sufficient to determine the airworthiness of any component or system.
  • Have successfully completed a recognised aeronautical apprenticeship or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • Possess a sound aircraft engineering background, with relevant experience, demonstrating clear and effective hand skills and thinking.
  • Hold EASA/CAA Licence qualifications coupled with the associated certification responsibilities, as required. Holding company approvals on fleet aircraft types, in respect of EASA/CAA Licence categories held.

Be yourself

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our colleagues. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At Virgin Atlantic, we believe everyone can take on the world - no matter your age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We celebrate difference and everything that makes our colleagues unique by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. So that everyone at Virgin Atlantic can be themselves and know they belong.

To make your journey with us accessible and individual to you, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like a little extra help with your application, or if you have any individual requirements at any stage along your recruitment journey. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team, ([email protected]) feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.
https://careersuk.virgin-atlantic.com

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