DESIblitz Job: Aircraft Engine Fitter

Aircraft Engine Fitter

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MPI Limited

MPI have a requirement for a permanent Aircraft Engine Fitter to work on site in Gosport, Hampshire.

Rate of pay to be discussed on application 

This position is considered to be a core business activity within the company and contains a number of different tasks. Most activities in the Engine Shop and Test Cell fall under the broad category of Gas Turbine Engine Repair and Overhaul Technician. A fully trained Engine Fitter is able to complete to a certain degree, tasks related to the Disassembly, Assembly, Inspection, Balancing, Airflow and Test of a Gas Turbine Engines in accordance with the manufacturer specification and company procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Maintain a safe and clean working environment
Conduct all work in accordance with company policies, health and safety procedures, quality procedures, manufactures and customer specification and industry regulations
Raise Non-conformance reports as necessary
Comprehension level of knowledge on product of AD’s, SB’s, CEB’s and SIL’s (Training Provided)
Perform detailed visual and dimensional inspection of individual parts as per inspection level specified in overhaul or maintenance manual, Detailed Work Instruction (DWI) or Engineering Repair Instruction (ERI)
Complete all documents related to the work being performed
Disassemble engines as per the manufacturer’s instructions
Visually examine and Detail Inspect engine parts
Perform Borescope Inspections on engines
Balance rotating components
Assemble main engine, modules and all sub-assemblies
Flow test of individual components and assemblies
Test engines and components
Prepare engine for dispatch


Strong verbal communication and written skills to work with internal and external stakeholders
Strong attention to detail
Able to use computers/computer systems
Self motivated, and able to prioritise and manage own workload
Good team work and problem solving skills
Proactive self-learner
Team player


Additional training/experience in a technical field
Ability to use basic hand tools
Ability to use and care for precision measuring and torque devices


Familiarity with quality procedures and documentation including process paperwork, parts routing procedures, Engineering Repair Instructions, Detailed Work Instructions and Non-Conformance Report system.
Working knowledge of Engine publications and work instructions including overhaul and maintenance manuals, parts catalogues and service bulletins. (Training Provided)

Professional Qualification/Experience
Experienced within an engineering organisation
Have a recognised engineering apprenticeship and possess relevant certification
Form 1 holder
Human Factors Training.

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Posted 1 year ago