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Reference 8913 Closing date 31/12/2024 Brand British Airways Career area Engineering Contract type Permanent Full Time Location British Airways Maintenance Cardiff Download job description


Mechanic

Mechanic  - British Airways Maintenance Cardiff

Great journeys require first class aircraft and that is why our unrivalled engineering function is so important to the British Airways experience. 

British Airways Maintenance Cardiff is home to BA’s world class engineering team and we would like to welcome applications for our latest Mechanic vacancies within our Production department.   

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a hugely skilled and experienced team carrying out routine maintenance, servicing, repairs and component changes along with Large cabin/IFE modification programmes on the British Airways wide body Boeing fleet of aircraft (777-200/300, 787-8/9).

Working in the impressive and purpose built Aircraft Maintenance facility located at British Airways Engineering Wales on Cardiff International Airport, you’ll be an integral part of a team of Engineers, Technicians and Mechanics working on every section of the aircraft to keep them in perfect working order.  You will be provided with opportunities to develop your existing skills and knowledge whilst gaining invaluable new ones, setting you up for a bright future within BA Engineering Wales.    

If you are still interested in becoming part of our talented team and want to be considered for the role, we do need you to meet the criteria below.

  • You will have an apprenticeship in a Mechanical / Electrical Engineering discipline or equivalent qualifications
  • You will have good engineering hand skills and must be able to follow procedures and technical documentation
  • You will demonstrate good interpersonal and people skills and be an effective communicator
  • You will have good analytical and problem-solving skills and be PC literate
  • You can work with engineering and document management systems
  • Can work in confined spaces as required (fuel tanks)
  • Experience in an aviation environment is desirable but not essential

What we can offer you:

In return for keeping our fleet safe at the forefront of the sector you’ll receive great rewards, including

  • A pension scheme with potential contributions (individual and company) of up to 16.5%
  • Access to heavily discounted flights for yourself and friends and family from date of joining 
  • Access to standby flights for yourself and two nominees  
  • Discounted standby travel on other airlines in the oneworld alliance 
  • Discounts on car hire, hotels, leisure activities, entertainment and many more
  • Free parking at work and free parking at London Heathrow airport whilst on holiday for up to two weeks at a time 
  • Plenty of scope and opportunity to develop your engineering skills to progress your career within BA Engineering Wales
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