Skilled Workshop Technician Aviation Birmingham job in Birmingham at Premier Work Support

Skilled Workshop Technician (Aviation) - Birmingham

Company: Premier Work Support

Location: Birmingham UK

Date Posted:May 11, 2018

Our blue chip Client is looking for two Skilled Workshop Technicians in Birmingham Their Workshop teams are pivotal in enabling Operations to deliver safe and consistently reliable customer service. With a varied fleet the Technicians are responsible for maintaining, diagnosing and repairing vehicles and specialised Ground Support Equipment to the highest of standards. Working as part of team you will ensure asset up time is maximised and equipment is maintained in accordance with stringent standards. A sound knowledge of equipment based hydraulic and electrical systems would be advantageous in this position, with the ability to work well under pressure, without supervision and make decisions regarding equipment is essential. Shift work and overtime will be required. Key Responsibilities:To provide high quality vehicle maintenance, diagnostics and repairs (including servicing) to vehicles and equipment, ensuring that all repairs meet manufacturer/regulatory recommendations and are completed within a timely & cost-effective manner.Comfortable carrying out routine maintenance and repair activities but also capable of more in depth major component overhaul/refurbishment works.To communicate and maintain a professional and effective working relationship with colleagues and customers.Carry out minor bodywork/branding and fabrication repair work, including welding as and when required. Maintain a standard of cleanliness of the workshop environment and to report any building or equipment defects to the Supervisor immediately in line with 6S Audits.Attend courses and undertake training and development activities to ensure Continuing Professional Development.Participate in any associated training that may be required from time to time, to be able to contribute to the successful achievement of business/strategic objectives.Will be required to impart knowledge and provide assistance to enable the development of other employees when required.Be flexible within working hours, covering weekend working and weekend call out rota, enabling fleet to provide 24/7 365 days per year cover for maintained fleet. Ensure compliance with all and local processes and procedures. Work with the team to ensure compliance with KPI's is maintained.Qualifications and Competencies:Possession of at least three GCSE's / O Level or Leaving Cert (and equivalent).Strong computer systems and applications Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook). A good level of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic engineering experience is required. Technical Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. At least 3 years' post apprenticeship experience in HGV/Heavy Plant/Construction equipment.Strong degree of autonomy, take the initiative and work with minimal supervision. Ability to set priorities and re-prioritise as needed. Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, weekends, and public holidays). Ability to be available on-call on a rotating shift basis. Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to travel to and from work at times where public transport is not available. Ability to follow processes and procedures. Willingness to work in inclement weather. Physically fit, able to work in a manual environment and repeatedly lift to 25kg throughout a shift. Able to work as a team in a fast-paced environment. Strong work ethic with a can-do attitude. A full valid UK driving license and ideally a Forklift Operators Licence. View full job description
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