Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker / Fitter


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Bluetownonline Ltd
Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker / Fitter

Location: Duxford

Salary: DOE

Job type: Fixed Term Contract (up to 6 months)

About us:

Aircraft Restoration Co. (ARCo) is a family-owned organisation which specialises in the restoration, maintenance and operation of vintage aircraft based at the historic Duxford Airfield in South Cambridgeshire.

We are currently looking for experienced Aircraft Sheet Metal Workers / Fitters for up to 6 months to assist with a high-profile project.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking a variety of sheet metal repairs
  • Drilling off and replacing structural components as required
  • Working to high degrees of accuracy at all times
  • Fabricating parts to drawing as required
  • Maintaining accurate records of work carried out and material traceability at all times

Required Skills:

  • The ability to manufacture to close tolerances
  • Mastery of essential methods of assembly i.e., Riveting
  • The ability to work to engineering drawings & manuals
  • A keen eye for fine detail and pride in workmanship
  • Able to remain task-focused within the busy hangar environment and be self-motivated as part of a wider team
  • Good organisational skills and tidy working habits. The hangar working environment is kept to a very high standard of cleanliness and everyone within the team is expected to proactively help maintain this

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous Aircraft Sheet Metal fabrication / fitting experience is essential
  • Used to reading and understanding complex engineering drawings
  • Experience of using and designing jigs and fixtures would be a distinct advantage
  • You will be used to working on your own initiative and managing your own workload
  • High standard of accuracy together with an eye for detail

This Job description is not exhaustive but outlines the main requirements.

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Fabricator, Fabricating, Metalworker, Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Fabricator, Sheet Metal Worker, Metal Worker, Skilled Fabricator, Engineer, Fabrication, Plater, Plating Engineer, Manufacturing Fabricator will also be considered for this role.

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