Mechanical Aircraft Fitters - Structural

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

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    £18.50 - £23.26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Francesca Woodsford

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  • Job ref:

    LH StrucFit_1572968195

  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We're looking to take on a small team of eight Skilled Mechanical (Structural) Fitters to support the increased workload in the maintenance, repair and overhaul teams at our prestigious aircraft engineering client based in Yeovil. Immediate starts available, ongoing work.

Do you have experience of structural fitting work in the aerospace industry?

As long as you have the qualifications we need, or you have carried out mechanical/structural fitting work on our client's aircraft via a third party company in the past, we would be interested in hearing from you. We may well be in a position to offer you the chance to work at a prestigious aerospace facility where your skills and eye for detail will support the maintenance and building of first-class aircraft to the highest quality standards so please do read on!

Your duties will include:

Using appropriate hand and power tools to fit structural and sheet metal components according to aerospace engineering drawings, you will be working on helicopter repair and overhaul contracts and perhaps supporting the build of brand new aircraft. Practical experience of aerospace structural or mechanical systems fitting is essential for these roles, as is and a keen eye for detail and a certain amount of pride in carrying out high quality work.

Pay rates:

6-2 / 2-10 shift: PAYE £18.50/hr; Limited Company £23.26/hr

Qualifications needed if you have no experience of mechanical fitting work on our client's aircraft in the past:

To be considered for these roles, you must be able to provide proof (certificates) of:

1. completion of an apprenticeship in a mechanical discipline


2. completion of at least one of (a), (b) or (c) below:

(a) City & Guilds level 1 & 2 in an electrical discipline (pre-1990)


(b) NVQ Level 3 in an electrical discipline AND City & Guilds OR BTEC level 3 OR ONC, OND, HNC, HND


(c) forces discharge papers where applicable

Immediate starts are available once simple security clearances are complete, so please do either apply online using the 'apply now' function on this advert or give us a call on 01935-703-501 (01935) 703 501 for more information about the work we're offering. We look forward to hearing from you!

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.