Aircraft Mechanic

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Closing Date: 31/03/2023
Contracts Contract, Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary Competitive
Company Willis Aviation

Job Description


This role is primarily responsible for performing aircraft maintenance, repair and modification tasks under supervision at the WASL Teesside facility.


  • Perform assigned aircraft maintenance, repair, and modification tasks
  • Accurately record all work performed on the appropriate maintenance records such as worksheets / task cards
  • Comply with procedures detailed within the Maintenance Organisation Expositions and any associated documentation
  • Comply with all company health and safety policies, procedures and COSHH requirements
  • When not assigned to aircraft work, fully utilise available time productively to support the maintenance and cleanliness of the facility
  • Perform any additional duties or tasks as directed by the Base Maintenance Manager
  • Actively support and promote a positive safety learning culture through the reporting of occurrences and potential hazards and by adopting continuous improvement and human factors principles with their work


  • Aeronautical apprenticeship or recognised national qualification in aircraft maintenance
  • Minimum of 4 years aircraft maintenance experience
  • Be able to demonstrate an organised approach to daily job tasks
  • Can demonstrate a high level of skill across multiple disciplines, such as mechanical, structural, and power plant tasks
  • Knowledge of maintenance standards
  • Knowledge and ability to use aircraft maintenance data
  • Initial Human Factors (HF) training
  • Fuel Tank Safety (FTS) training
  • Electrical Wiring Interconnect System (EWIS) training
  • English Language proficiency (Written & Spoken)

Benefits of the role include:

  • 25 days holidays and bank holidays
  • Employer contributory pension scheme with Scottish Widows
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme; option to buy/sell holidays via salary sacrifice up to 3 days, discounted retail offers and subsidised gym membership
  • $3,000 per year educational reimbursement for courses relating to or relevant for future promotion within Willis
  • $3,000 Referral Bonus
  • £1,500 per annum Health and Wellbeing initiatives

The hours are currently 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (40 hours per week).  Whilst there is currently no shift pattern this could change in the future.

Closing date for all applications is 31st March 2023.

To apply for the position, please send your application to

If you would like to discuss the position prior to applying please contact Victoria Morris, HR Officer at

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