GSE Maintenance

Job Title: GSE Maintenance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: LDGSE55_1554303683
Contact Name: Lisa Darbyshire
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2019 16:01

Job Description

GSE Maintenance Engineer
An interesting role for a Maintenance Engineer has become available working on a permanent basis with a globally renowned aerospace manufacturing company based in the Yeovil, Somerset area.
This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a multi-national Group who are world leaders in the design, manufacture and support of helicopters. Holding a great heritage and pride for their business both on their reputation for excellence and for providing opportunities for their people.
What we can offer you:
Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package.
Here is your chance to become part of the success story:
As GSE Maintenance Engineer, your main purpose is to
*Be an integral part of Site plant maintenance within a small shifted team that supports the manufacturing of Helicopter transmissions systems, Composite Blade manufacture, Chemical process lines, Surface finish processes, Test equipment, Manufacturing support equipment, Heat Treatment Assets & Aircraft Ground Support Equipment (GSE) within the Yeovil site but also supporting external Sites.
*The role is to react to breakdown situations on key critical assets & process using diagnostic tools to enable repairs to be carried out in a timely manner.
*Operators are required to carry out planned maintenance activities, create & put in place planned maintenance schedules on all GSE assets & keep records of serviced assets
*Operators require excellent communication skills as communicating with internal production personnel, external suppliers & Original equipment manufacturers service teams is a major part of this job role.
*This role requires flexibility in work ethic & skill sets, dual skilling of trades would be beneficial to enable a fluid proactive response minimising the downtime of all key GSE assets.
*Operators will only be requested to carryout tasks within their competence and having been adequately trained, however there may be a necessity to assist in activities outside of their skillset.
*Operators must have the ability to be self-motivated as they will be expected to work in & support all departments of the business
*Operators must understand and support KPI's that measures the performance of the GSE Maintenance Team & understands budget restraints, working with supervision to achieve best value for money in support of the business.

Key Responsibility Areas
*GSE Aircraft Junipers.
*GSE Aircraft Engine Wash.
*GSE Aircraft Tow Forks.
*GSE Hydraulic Rigs.
*GSE Hand Pumps.
*GSE Risbridger Guns.
*GSE Hydraulic Jack sets.
*GSE Fuel Bowsers.
*GSE Air Start Rigs.
*Ground Power Units (GPU).
*Carry out planned Earthing Continuity Tests on all GSE/GPU's.
*Carry out planned Earthing Continuity Tests on Fuel Tanks & Fuel Bowsers.
*Carry out planned Earthing Continuity Tests on Fuel Flow & Extension Leads.
*Carry out planned Earthing Continuity Tests on Aircraft Assembly Building Earth Matrix and True Earth Points.
*Carry out planned Earthing Continuity Tests on all external Flight pads.
*General Factory Plant Maintenance Tasks.
*Welding/Fabrication to Support Manufacturing Operations.
*Assist with mandatory pressure system inspections.
*Compressed air supply equipment.
*Liaise with manufacturer's technical support teams for technical assistance in the maintaining of assets.
*Identify defective components and request via Original Equipment Manufacturers quotations for replacement parts.
*Continuous improvements to achieve compliance with the current Health and Safety requirements.
*Design & Implement improvements to Assets.
*Work with site contractors in maintaining Assets.
*Prepare Planned Maintenance check sheets & manuals to support the day to day maintenance of assets.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
*Advanced Modern Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 3) or Advanced Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 3).
*NVQ Level 3 Electrical Engineering or NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Engineering.
*BTEC National Certificate Mechanical or Electrical.
*Electrical 18th Edition (Primary discipline Electrician only).
*Electrical Test & Inspection.
*Understanding of Hydraulic & Pneumatic circuit drawings.
*Understanding of Electrical circuit drawings.
*Mechanical/Electrical Fault Diagnostics.
*Basic knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel & Outlook.

For further information or to apply please contact Lisa Darbyshire on 01793 317851 or email

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.