Aerospace and Aviation
£19 per hour
Job Type:

Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician - Structures  


Twelve Months          

£19.00 per hour


A Mechanical Technician is part of the Assembly Integration and Test Team in Stevenage. Responsibilities will be to assemble Aluminium/Honeycomb Panels, perform precision fitting and bonding activities, assemble those Panels on Jigs for test campaigns


Mechanically assemble the structural test rigs and MGSE test rigs as per the instructions provided by the engineers

Electrically assemble the structural test rigs and MGSE test rigs as per the instructions provided by the engineers

Set up the hydraulic equipment including flushing of Structure and MGSE test rigs and exercising actuators

Conduct the though calibration of instrumentation for both the Structure and MGSE test rigs

Participate in load application during tests by use of Hand pumps to operate hydraulic equipment


Skills/Experience Required

Minimum of 5 years experience of assembly, manufacturing or production within a clean room environment as part of a team.

Experience of the Aerospace Industry

Applicants from a precision fitting/instrument making/toolmaking background will also be considered


Education & Training

Minimum of ONC / NVQ 3 level in Manufacturing or Production discipline or recognised technician level apprenticeship

City & Guilds craft qualifications


Shifts lasting up to four weeks at a time (06.00 to 14.00 M to F + 12.00 to 20.00 M to F)


Work from work instructions and drawings to produce the required article. To complete and record information within appendices/routing card/work instruction after the completion of every operation. Highlight any anomalies and proactively liaise with the Team Leader/Engineering to update instruction to reflect build sequence and data capture requirements.


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.



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