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Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time - 7am - 5:30am (4 on / 4 off Monday - Thursday: 4 on / 2 off Tuesday - Friday)
Location: LHR Hangar, Heathrow
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 9th October 2022


In a nutshell

As an Aircraft Technician - Workshops, you will be responsible for accomplishing delegated maintenance tasks on Virgin Atlantic (VAA) Engines to the required Airworthiness standards.
The primary objective of this role 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

Carry out hands-on maintenance of aircraft engine and related systems and components
Adhere to manufacturers approved maintenance procedures and the instruction of the designated supervising Engineer
Accountable for working on delegated tasks without supervision using his own initiative
Responsible for applying sound engineering practises to their duties and to fully communicate your actions.
Participate in appraisals
Drive effective control of costs as applicable to job role
Optimise revenue and manage cost
Drive compliance with Engineering safety


About you

We are looking for candidates with 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.

You will have successfully completed a recognised aeronautical apprenticeship or equivalent, relevant experience and possess a sound aircraft engineering background, with relevant experience, demonstrating clear and effective hand skills and thinking. Engine experience would be preferable.

You’ll need Demonstrable adaptation to change in working practices and environment with excellent communication skills.

You’ll have experience and technical knowledge of the Virgin fleet sufficient to determine the airworthiness of any component or system guidance. Knowledge of current Health and Safety procedures is a must. If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.


Be yourself – Our differences make us stronger

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, (Recruitment@fly.virgin.com) feeling confident that we’ve got your individual considerations covered.

You'll be assessed against our values for a selection of your interview process, learn more about them here: Our Values