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Job Details

Salary: Competitive per annum plus excellent benefits
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon – Sun = 4 on 4 off Early / Late (05:00-17:00 / 06:00-18:00)

Location: Gatwick Line, Gatwick Airport
Closing date: 26th March 2019


In a nutshell

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Aircraft Technician within Cabin Maintenance to join the Engineering function at Virgin Atlantic (VAA) you will be responsible for accomplishing delegated Cabin and In Flight Entertainment (IFE), maintenance tasks on VAA aircraft. This will be completed to the required Airworthiness standards.

Your 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

Carry out hands-on maintenance of aircraft and Cabin and IFE related systems and components

Adhere to manufacturers approved maintenance procedures and the instruction of the designated Cabin Maintenance Supervisor

Carry out delegated tasks without supervision using own initiative

Apply engineering practices to duties and to fully communicate 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

As a Cabin Maintenance Technician, ideally you will hold, or will be working towards European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) / Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Licence qualifications coupled with the associated certification responsibilities, as required.

As a holder of company approvals on VAA fleet aircraft types, in respect of EASA/CAA Licence, you'll have successfully completed a recognised aeronautical apprenticeship or equivalent or possess relevant experience.

In addition to the above, knowledge of current Health and Safety procedures is a must. If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!