Maintenance Operations Technicians P8A Featured
- Lossiemouth, Scotland United Kingdom
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Maintenance Operations Technicians P8A job at Boeing in Lossiemouth Scotland
Description, duties, responsibilities
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In 2017, the UK Ministry of Defence commissioned a new fleet of nine P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol (MPA). The P-8A MPA is based on a Boeing 737 modified with equipment to tackle a diverse range of missions, including protecting the Trident nuclear submarines and reconnaissance work far beyond UK territorial waters. The MPA Programme includes a £130m investment in creating a P-8A Strategic Facility at RAF Lossiemouth.
The P-8A Strategic Facility itself will comprise Squadron accommodation, crew and maintainer training facilities, flight planning facilities, workshop areas and a three-bay aircraft hangar, and is 19 meters in height, 165 meters in length and 100 meters wide. The facility is part of a long-term partnering initiative between Boeing and the UK Government to advance growth and prosperity in the United Kingdom, which was announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow.
Boeing are now looking for highly skilled mechanical aircraft maintenance professionals to support the aircraft as the fleet grows.
The technicians will be part of a team working in support of Royal Air Force Maritime Patrol Aircraft Operations at RAF Lossiemouth as well as other operating stations worldwide and must be prepared to spend extended periods away as required by the program both overseas and in the UK.
These new positions will be available mid 2022, the successful applicants will perform aircraft maintenance under Boeing’s own MAA MRP part 145.
We are very keen to hear from skilled aircraft Mechanical Technicians with experience of performing aircraft maintenance from both the military and commercial aerospace environments.
This is a permanent position and offers an excellent opportunity to join the worlds largest aerospace company. The successful candidates will be knowledgeable in all aspects of aircraft maintenance, modification and repair to include skill and experience in mechanical disciplines.
Candidates will have knowledge of general aircraft maintenance and environment processes (FOD control, tool control, health & safety & COSHH).
- Assembles disassembles and/or modifies systems by changing removing replacing or upgrading aerospace vehicle components to correct failures or implement changes
- Configures aerospace vehicles and test equipment
- Troubleshoots complex aircraft systems to isolate mechanical faults and repair faulty components within guidelines published in authorized maintenance documents
- Proficient computer skills, use of the Microsoft Office suite.
This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants.
Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security clearance (SC) for which UK residency is required. All information will be checked and verified.
Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
- Recent aircraft maintenance experience ideally on fixed wing narrow body aircraft
- Line or base maintenance experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Boeing Company Overview
Boeing is the worlds largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense space and security systems. As Americas biggest manufacturing exporter the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft satellites weapons electronic and defense systems launch systems advanced information and communication systems and performance-based logistics and training.