Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic Lead

CountryUnited Kingdom
Discipline Vehicle Maintenance
Reference1102
Work SiteFairford
Contact NameOlivia Ward

Job description

M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for an Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic Lead to join our team.

The Role
Based in Fairford, UK you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a UK Military base.

Prior Aerospace Ground Equipment maintenance experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as an Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic Lead, working on a diverse range of military equipment in an exciting environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervises, trains Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) technicians, and performs inspections, maintenance and servicing, and storage of assigned AGE.
  • Maintains and inspects hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and fuel systems to include turbine, diesel, and petrol engine driven AGE. Responsible for the day-to-day AGE shop operations and communicates with the AGE Functional Manager and Site Manager to assure work priorities are met. 
  • Accomplishes work in accordance with USAF technical data.
  • Primary supervisor to train AGE mechanics and perform periodic inspection, maintenance, and repair actions on assigned AGE assets.
  • Stocks, maintains, and requisitions parts, tools, and supplies to perform required work on assets.
  • Prepares AGE/FLSE and other equipment for exercises or actual deployments.
  • Responds to enquiries concerning storage and status of assigned equipment.
  • Utilizes testing of diagnostic equipment while troubleshooting hydraulic, electrical, fuel and pneumatic systems and components for serviceability
  • Prepares and completes documentation including work orders, US Air Force supply and forms, updates historical data and coordinates actions required with work orders.
  • Directs maintenance by maintenance action sheets, US Air Force technical orders and directives.
  • Develops standards for subordinates, implements the precept of quality assurance within the guidelines of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Standard (QMS), ensures that all work is completed to quality standards and provides employees with feedback on their progress.
  • Orients new personnel to work crews, plans work assignments and establishes work methods.
  • Conducts on-the-job training for AGE mechanics on assigned AGE/FLSE, safety, material safety data sheets, security awareness and other subjects
  • Prepares and updates training records.
  • Prepares and inspects assets and equipment for shipment by air, sea and surface transportation.
  • Performs servicing and maintenance of in-use assets and returns equipment to mission capable.
Deployment Package and Additional Benefits
Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:
  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Progression and opportunities for promotion. 
  • Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
  • Training given to enhance your skill set.
Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances