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Calibration / Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Air Tools)

Air Tool Calibration Technician / Maintenance Engineer (Air Tools) required for a temp to perm position in the Chester / Deeside, Cheshire.

Salary for this contract is negotiable (dependent on experience and qualifications).

The Air Tool Calibration Technician position will be working circa 37 - 40 hours (Mon - Fri Days / Double Days) and will lead to a permanent role if the candidate performs well in the role.


Day to day duties of the successful Air Tool Calibration Technician include:



  • Safe and effective use, maintenance, calibration and repair of air tools used to build aircraft in in the aerospace industry.

  • You will be responsible for the preparation and provision of test specifications.

  • Handling technical enquiries and liaising with clients where necessary.

  • Receiving and registering any work as necessary.

  • Completing test schedules & technical reports to effect optimum efficiency of the calibration area.

  • Maintain relevant records and data.

  • To follow company H&S guidelines



To be suitable for this Air Tool Calibration Technician role you must have the following experience / characteristics:



  • Ideally completed a relevant mechanical engineering apprenticeship.

  • Experience of repairing / maintenance of air tools such as Avdel Bottle, Cherrymax Bottle, Huck Puller / Swager, Nut Runner, Pin Gun, Pulse Gun, Torque Screw Driver, Torque Wrench, Torque Wrench Adjustable.

  • Mechanical maintenance / mechanical fitting experience.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good PC literacy.



To be more suitable for this Calibration Technician / Maintenance Engineer (Air Tools) role it would be more advantageous if you have the following skills / experience:



  • Recently or currently repairing / maintaining air tools such as Avdel Bottle, Cherrymax Bottle, Huck Puller / Swager, Nut Runner, Pin Gun, Pulse Gun, Torque Screw Driver, Torque Wrench, Torque Wrench Adjustable used to build aircraft in in the aerospace or automotive industry.

  • Experience of hand vibration testing equipment.

  • Inspection or Calibration experience.

  • Aerospace or Automotive experience.



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The successful Air Tool Calibration Technician / Maintenance Engineer (Air Tools) will need to demonstrate a degree of flexibility as there will be potential O/T, a possibility of working weekends and occasional travel to other sites.

The successful applicant will need to have a practical approach to work along with the relevant qualifications / experience.


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