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4 months ago
Raytheon UK
Location: Chester
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: Paul Duffy
Sector: Maintenance, Aircraft, Military & Defence
Category: Fitter Jobs, Technician Jobs

Aircraft Fitter – Mechanical Depth Maintenance


Summary of Role:

The role requires an individual to carry out mechanical depth maintenance tasks.

Main Duties:

Competence in the disassembly/assembly and installation/removal of aircraft parts, sub-assemblies, major components and auxiliary equipment to satisfactorily complete the depth maintenance programme etc

Competence in carrying out basic repairs as per the approved data set/structural repair manual.

Ability to modify basic aircraft systems; this involves component removal adjustment, replacement, modification and the ability to perform the subsequent operational checks, as stated necessary, to prepare the aircraft for flight.

Ability to work, mainly unsupervised, from technical drawings, aircraft manufacturer’s manuals, written or verbal instructions and retrieve production data directly from computer systems.

Knowledge and understanding of organisational procedures and specifications in accordance with job requirements.

May require occasional work at off-site location.

Follow Health & Safety practices and contribute to the safe working environment of the Aircraft Depth Maintenance Facility.


Candidate Requirements:



City & Guilds Certificate/NVQ Level 3 and/or completion of approved base training

Aircraft mechanical maintenance experience

Current Human Factors

Current SC cleared status



Experience working in the aerospace industry in an aircraft maintenance and mission integration environment

Experience of working on 'live' aircraft.

Previous knowledge and experience working on the King Air B350 and GEX aircraft platforms


About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national & cyber security and commercial markets.

Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.


Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber-security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.



Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Raytheon UK proactively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

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