Mechanic – Perm – Prestwick - Storm Aviation

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Mechanic – Perm – Prestwick

Prestwick, Scotland, UK

Job Purpose

Working with and under the guidance of the Certifying Engineer and Lead Mechanic on the zone/aircraft as allocated. Supporting them with all aspects of Aircraft Maintenance performed by the Company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain the highest airworthiness, quality, safety and performance standards and ensure all company and legal requirements appertaining to aircraft maintenance and inspection are complied with
  • Being able to perform all maintenance tasks including but not limited to;
    • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
    • Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools
    • Replace and replenish aircraft fluids, including fuel, oils and lubricants
    • Prepare and paint aircraft surfaces
    • Remove or install aircraft components
    • Maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals
    • Communicate with other workers to coordinate fitting and alignment of heavy parts, or to facilitate processing of repair parts
    • Any other duties as reasonable requested by lead mechanics / licenced aircraft engineer
    • Ensure correct use and accuracy of the MRO system is maintained with regards to all maintenance activities.
    • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
    • Ad hoc project work as required within the scope of the role
  • Admin Duties:
    • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
    • Requisition / order consumables, parts, materials, and equipment used
    • Ensure all paperwork is completed to the required standards and in line with the company MOE, Ensure all paperwork is completed to the required standards and in line with the company MOE
    • Maintain an up-to-date aircraft maintenance logbook to demonstrate level of experience and competence gained through the completion of a variety of tasks
  • Maintain compliance with:
    • COSHH regulations
    • Health and safety guidelines per product SDS (safety data sheets)/ CAM risk assessments
    • Part 145 requirements – signing aircraft paperwork for all tasks performed including; time and date tasks performed, materials used (quantity & part number)
    • Company MOE requirements, Company procedures and information bulletins
    • Regulatory requirements and any associated changes in relation to EASA Part 145, Part M and Part 66.
    • Hold and maintain a valid Company Aircraft Mechanic authorisation

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

Qualification & Education:

  • A recognised apprenticeship within the aircraft industry or similar


  • Understanding of regulatory requirements in relation to Part 145
  • Proven work history in a P145 base maintenance/ aviation environment
  • Understanding of Health & Safety, Human Factors and Compliance requirements

Training & Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate technical experience as well as leadership behaviours, be able to work on your own initiative and make timely decisions
  • Have the ability to interpret technical publications and make fact-based decisions
  • Flexible approach and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Have a working knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance Production Planning
  • High standard of English language (written and oral)
  • High standard of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office Suite
  • Forklift licence would be desirable
  • Tug driving experience would be desirable
  • You must currently hold the right to work in the UK – proof is required for as part of our shortlisting stage.

Operating Environment

Based at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Shift Pattern 5/5/4 07:00 – 19:00

30 minutes provided for lunch

What we offer

  • 7% Employer Contribution Pension
  • Access to the EAP Programme
  • 240 hour annual leave per-annum
  • Support for training, to widen your skills and knowledge (bonding may be applicable)

To apply for this role, please click the link and upload the following:

  • a copy of your CV
  • a copy of your passport

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