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Airframe/Engine Technician

An opportunity to be part of a leading UK aircraft maintenance company with developing expansion plans, that is dedicated to providing customer services to the highest standards.

We are looking to appoint a full-time Airframe/Engine Technician Licenced or un-Licenced to work as part of our aircraft maintenance team based on Gloucestershire Airport.

Applications are invited from candidates with good general aviation experience, with at least 6 years’ experience, on general aviation piston engined aircraft (Beechcraft, Cessna, Cirrus & Piper etc).

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to the Accountable Manager, RGV Aviation Limited, Hanger SE4, Gloucestershire Airport, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6SP or e-mail us at mail@rgv.co.uk

Job Description
Salary: Up to £20,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on Experience and Qualification

Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm)

Reporting to: Engineering Director

The successful candidate will be part of maintenance team and be involved in maintenance activities including scheduled maintenance, defect rectification and troubleshooting.

• To undertake maintenance tasks on the aircraft under the guidance of the Engineering staff.
• To keep an accurate daily time record of maintenance activities on each aircraft worked upon.
• To undertake parts research and requisition from the bonded aircraft stores.
• To use a computer to access and interpret maintenance data.
• To maintain a clean workshop environment at all times.
• To be prepared to adjust working hours and arrangements when necessary.
• Any other duties as required by the RGV Directors.

Person Specification

Skills/Knowledge
• 6 Years’ experience in general aviation type aircraft (e.g. Beechcraft, Cessna, Cirrus and Piper).
• Knowledge of how to use aircraft maintenance data (e.g. Service Manuals, Parts Catalogues & Airworthiness Directives).
• Able to understand and interpret the requirements of aircraft manufacturers’ maintenance requirements.
• Be familiar with CAA & FAA Airworthiness Directive formats.
• Computer literate (familiar with the use of Excel spreadsheets, Word documents). Experience with CAFAM would be preferable but not essential.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral, with the ability to liaise with personnel in a manner conducive to good working relationships.
• The ability to work quickly, without compromising safety and quality of workmanship.
• The ability to work efficiently under pressure as part of a team and on own initiative.
• Be able to interpret and respond appropriately to verbal instruction and follow company procedures.
• To be well organised and have a methodical approach.
• Be adaptable and flexible to meet changing demands.

Other Work Related Requirements
• On occasions it may be necessary to work extra hours to meet deadlines, it is anticipated that the post holder would have the flexibility to be able to vary their hours to the needs and requirements of the company

We operate a no smoking policy on our premises.

Avionics Manager / Technician

An opportunity has arisen to be part of a well-established company with developing expansion plans, that is dedicated to providing customer service to the highest standard.

We are looking to appoint a full-time Avionics Technician to work as part of our aircraft maintenance team in our Aircraft Maintenance business based on Gloucestershire Airport.

Applications are invited from candidates with at least 5 years Avionics experience in the GA Aerospace industry, with experience in fault diagnosis, inspections, carrying out equipment installations and refits and installation design, carrying out post installation testing and troubleshooting and carrying out Avionic/Electrical/Instrument testing and calibration. Must be current with modern Avionics systems such as the Garmin G1000 systems and preferably Avidyne Entegra.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to the Office Manager, RGV Aviation Limited, Hanger SE40, Gloucestershire Airport, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6SP or e-mail us at mail@rgv.co.uk or telephone 01452 855501 for an application form.

Job Description
Salary: Up to £30,000.00

Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm)

Reporting to: Company Directors and Technical Manager

Main Purpose of the Job: The successful candidate will be part of the maintenance team and be involved in maintenance activities including installation, scheduled maintenance, defect rectification, troubleshooting and design.

To work unsupervised and accurately, able to instruct and carry out all Avionics tasks.
Have a hands on approach to other Avionics/instrument related tasks and be willing to learn to use competently a variety of the latest Avionic and Instrument test equipment.
Capable of Avionics installation and modification procedures.
Asscess and troubleshoot Avionic/Electrical/Instrument maintenance and defects.
Liaise with the Administration Office and keep an accurate daily time sheet to record aircraft worked upon.
Liaise with the Stores personnel and undertake parts requisition from the bonded aircraft stores.
Liaise and work with airframe/engine personnel within the maintenance team.
Liaise directly with Customers when necessary.
Use a computer to access and interpret Digital based maintenance data.
To be prepared to adjust working hours and arrangements when necessary.
Any other duties as required by the RGV Directors.

Person Specification

Clean and current driving license for off-site work.
Experience in carrying out electrical installations and refits, post installation testing and troubleshooting.
Experience with Garmin, Avidyne and other Glass panel system preferred.
Experience in carrying out Avionic/Electrical/Instrument testing and calibration.
A comprehensive understanding of general electronics principles with familiarity with Aerospace Electrical/Avionic installations.
A comprehensive knowledge of wiring and soldering techniques, with the ability to use a variety of crimping tools.
Willingness to learn new tasks and to operate a variety of Avionic and Instrument test equipment.
Computer literate and familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office packages would be useful.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral, with the ability to liaise with personnel in a manner conducive to good working relationships.
Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure, without compromising safety and quality of workmanship.
To be well organised and have a methodical approach, with the ability to interpret and respond appropriately to verbal instruction and follow company procedures.
Adaptable and flexible to meet changing demands with an ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
Other Work Related Requirements
On occasions it may be necessary to work extra hours to meet deadlines, it is anticipated that the post holder would have the flexibility to be able to vary their hours to the needs and requirements of the company.

We operate a no smoking policy on our premises.

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If you are interested in starting a career in aircraft maintenance we are always interested in seeing your CV.

Please send us a copy of your current CV, especially if you have current light aircraft experience, to mail@rgv.co.uk or complete the form below.

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