Aircraft Fitter

Ref No. EMP449400
Location Yeovil, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Our client, one of the UK's leading Aerospace organisations, are currently looking for experienced Aircraft Fitters (Mechanical/Structural or Electrical/Avionics) to join them on contract based out of their site in Yeovil.


Experienced Aircraft Fitter - Mechanical/Structural or Electrical/Avionics

The Job

To manufacture details, sub-assemblies & major assemblies. Install and test aircraft systems following training. With main activities including, but not be limited to:

  • Manufacture details to drawing
  • Work to Aircraft publications & technical instructions
  • Assemble details into aircraft sub-assemblies


  • Assemble sub-assemblies & details into major assemblies
  • Install aircraft modification kits to drawing
  • Install aircraft systems - Fuel, Pitot Static, Hydraulic, Flotation, Fire Detection / suppressant & environmental
  • Install aircraft control systems
  • Rig flying controls to drawing requirements
  • Check fuel systems for leakage
  • Strip down conversation aircraft and install conversion kits
  • Dress engines for installation
  • Fit and adjust aircraft panels, hatch covers and doors.


  • Modify/repair aircraft cable assemblies
  • Assemble connectors to aircraft cable assemblies
  • Install main route looms to aircraft
  • Install all electrical aircraft hardware to aircraft structure, cabinet and consoles
  • Remove cable assemblies and hardware to facilitate aircraft repairs
  • Adjust the fit of cable fairleads so aircraft assemblies are protected from structure

You will be required to:

  • Work in line with Company policy and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Apprenticeship and relevant academic qualifications (i.e. NVQ, C&G, etc) - alternatively those without an apprenticeship but who have served in the UK MOD (Army/Navy/Marines/RAF) can be considered, subject to rank upon leaving.
  • Familiar in use of Assembly drawings, Build book, form boards, serial numbers, breakdown procedures, work instructions, concessions, MDRs.
  • Experience operating within a helicopter manufacturing environment is desirable but not essential.


  • Double Day Shift: Earlies: 06:00-14:00 (Mon-Thu); 06:00-12:00 (Fri) | Lates: 14:00-22:00 (Mon-Thu); 12:00-18:00 (Fri)
  • Potential of upto 50-55 hours per week available with weekend working.
  • PAYE, Umbrella or LTD (outside of IR35) contracts available with paid overtime/shift allowance (rotational earlies & lates). Full break down of rates below:




Core Days:




Shift (Earlies/Lates):








Standard Overtime (Mon-Fri & 0-5 Hours Weekend):




Weekend Overtime (+5 Hours):




Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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