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Engine Technician

Salary: £0

Location: Kennington

Job type: Permanent

Category: Kennington

Air Personnel are delighted to be supporting a client in Oxfordshire for the role of Engine Technician. To be considered for this position, you will have extensive mechanical engineering experience in either Aviation or Automotive industries. The successful candidate will join a long established and respected forward-thinking company that has a proven pedigree in career development within the organisation. Responsibilities: Responsible for the overhaul and repair of piston aero engines cylinders including the following activities: Refurbishment of cylinders * - Cleaning/blasting/polishing of cylinder components * - Cylinder barrel honing/grinding * - Valve guide replacement/reaming, seat griding/valve lapping * - Valve leak test * - General machining of cylinder head - refacing exhaust ports * - Carrying out dimensional inspection, use of micrometers etc. * - Gapping piston rings * - Assembly of valve gear components in cylinder head * Maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, with commercial awareness * Work directly from approved maintenance data, which is inclusive of electronic Overhaul manuals and service bulletins * Accurate completion of stage worksheets referencing correct data in line with company procedures * Prioritised requisitioning of spares to meet turnaround deadline Skills, Qualifications and Experience required: * Strong general mechanical engineering background, either in Aviation or Automotive discipline * Good working knowledge of internal combustion engines and associated components * Previous experience in piston engine restoration/refurbishment. This can be general engineering, such as Classic car engine restoration or Aviation specific areas * Background experience in basic manual machining and fabrication processes’ * Ideally has a working knowledge of CAA regulations which applies to engine & component overhaul/repair Please call Michelle or email your CV for further details

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