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Electrical/Avionics Aircraft Fitter

Ref No. EMP461131
Location Yeovil, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Our client, one of the UK's leading Aerospace organisations, are currently looking for experienced Electrical/Avionics Aircraft Fitters to join them on contract based out of their site in Yeovil.


Time-Served Apprentice or Ex-HM Forces - Electrical/Avionics Fitting Experience

The Job

Job Description

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


  • 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

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. Proof of all certificates by be provided for application to be progressed. Unfortunately those who do not meet this criteria, or do not hold their certificates anymore, cannot be considered.
  • Ideal candudate would have previous rotary-wing/helicopter expeirence, but this is not essential.
  • 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)
  • As this role has been deemed inside IR35, only PAYE or Umbrella contracts will ne available. Full break down of rates below:

The rates quoted is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate paid to the Umbrella company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via different payment vehicles.




Core Days (only for training):



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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