Job Title: Repair Technician
Department: Engine Services
Line Manager: Repair Services Manager
Purpose of the role:
This job description defines the roles & responsibilities of the Repair Technician
Key responsibilities and duties:
To carry out repairs to gas turbine engine components using techniques common to sheet metal work and fabrication including: welding, brazing, vacuum heat treatments, blending, detail part replacement
To be able to inspect own work
Repair of components using blending techniques – hand and air driven tooling
Repair of components using sheet metal fabrication techniques including planishing, forming, and general hot & cold working
Repair of components using TIG and MIG welding, including preparation of cracks and post weld dressing.
Use of Vacuum Furnace to carry out heat treatments and vacuum braze repairs
Replacement of faulty detail parts including studs, pins, inserts, bearing cages, threaded inserts.
Assist in control of consumable materials and development of repair capabilities.
Ensure all equipment is safe and satisfactory to use, rectifying any unsafe conditions within the jobholder’s capability.
Ensuring all health and safety requirements are met and adhered to.
Following all shop floor rules of conduct
Involvement in business improvement initiatives
Adherence to our Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety Management Systems (SMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and all associated Business Manuals
Team Worker that has the ability to fully interact with other team members
Ability to manage priorities in a busy working environment, and follow a given production schedule.
Excellent communication skills required both written and verbal.
Able to read, write and carry out calculations accurately. Knowledge of Geometry and Trigonometry advantageous.
Ability to provide advice as a subject matter expert.
Completion of indentured apprenticeship as a machinist or tool maker.
Good level of secondary education. Able to read, write and carry out calculations accurately. Knowledge of Geometry and Trigonometry advantageous.
Relevant and proven welding, sheet metal work, vacuum furnace use, and bench fitting experience, preferably (but not essentially) from and Aerospace environment.
Ability to read and use precision measuring equipment
Ability to read technical engineering drawings, both modern and older standards.
Familiarity with metric and imperial measurement.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Proficient in the use of Navixa ERP system.
Responsible individual who can build upon building a relationship with customer and suppliers. Requires full co-operation across and within other business departments
Professional Qualifications/Education and Training:
Recognised indentured apprenticeship or military equivalent
Suitable engineering qualification
Candidates with experience including most of the skills required will be considered. It is not necessarily essential that the candidates will have experience covering all skills detailed in this job description
Training will be provided in the use of the Vacuum Furnace.
Previous experience within an aerospace MRO environment
This is not an exhaustive list and from time to time additional responsibilities may be provided directly from your Line Manager.