Aircraft Field Service Engineer - Aviation Engineering

Competitive Salary + Benefits
25 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Aircraft Field Service Engineer - Aviation Engineering
Portsmouth + Adhoc UK or Overseas Travel
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Part of a global aviation group we are an OEM-certified engineering company dedicated to providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services for small gas turbine and turbofan engines used in aviation. Our authorisations cover the majority of turbine engine models powering fixed and rotary wing aircraft used for business aviation, and many of the engines used in government, military and commercial applications.

The Field Service Engineer Role:

As Field Service Engineer you will provide professional technical support to meet customer requirements to ensure the highest level of customer service is achieved. 
To travel within the UK or overseas when required to support customer requirements.

Field Service Engineer Main Responsibilities:

Production duties including Field Service work:

+ Strip engines, modules or components in line with engineering instructions 
+ Carry out basic cleaning of components
+ Inspect relevant components and identify items for scrap, rework or refit with reference to and interpretation of relevant production information and Original Engine Manufacturer (OEM) manuals in accordance with Company Procedures and Quality Manual
+ Ensure all items required for rebuilding are to the required specifications and are available in line with agreed turn time targets
+ Build engines, modules or components to defined standard ensuring fits & clearances and modification standards are accurate
+ Prepare rebuilt unit for testing
+ Where applicable, set up engine, test and ensure all agreed checks are actioned
+ Carry out final checks on completed unit ensuring all paperwork is appropriately stamped

Engineering Support Duties:

+ Produce work instructions in line with Log Book requirements, OEM specifications and if applicable customer’s special requirement (CSR) in an accurate and timely manner
+ Ensure customer queries are dealt with professionally and speedily and take appropriate preventative action
+ Provide technical/engineering support and advice to customers during field service visits and in response to incoming queries
+ Liaise with customer and agree field trip start / completion dates
+ Utilise IT systems to generate reports and correspondence as necessary
+ Provide technical training when requested
+ Ensure engineering administration procedures, Publication Reviews etc. are actioned in a professional and timely manner
+ Maintain a good understanding of cost estimate / Invoice process to avoid unnecessary / late cost escalation

Approved Signatory Duties (where required):

+ Review and rectify, if applicable, any irregularities in the work pack before starting the release process.
+ Calculate the life of limited and major components for entry into the Log Book
+ Ensure all entries in the Log Book are accurate and meet Airworthiness Authorities regulations
+ Complete the appropriate release certification in accordance with work completed.

Field Service Engineer Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

+ Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship and/or Licensed Aircraft Engineer
+ 5 years’ experience in aviation industry
+ Aged over 21 (aviation authority requirement)
+ Total quality principles, attention to detail and high level of concentration
+ PC literate

The closing date for applications is 9th May 2019.

Salary and benefits will be discussed at the interview stage.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Aircraft Engineer, Aviation Engineer.

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