Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering
- Date advertised
- Type of Contract
- Aircraft Certifying Mechanic (Base)
- Full/Time Permanent
|Sector / Principal Occupation||Base Maintenance|
|Location||Norwich, NR6 6ER|
|Roles and Responsibilities||
KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance company with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG. We would like to hear from Base Maintenance Aircraft Mechanics interested in supporting our Customers at Norwich International Airport.
As a Base Maintenance Aircraft Mechanic your main duties are to:
In addition to a competitive basic salary, the following payments are also applicable:
The Company also offers:
Please note that this role is currently on hold, and all CV's will be treated as a Speculative Application.
If you match the above criteria we would be interested in hearing from you. Please quote the job reference and apply either on line, by emailing your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich International Airport, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6ER. Please ensure you confirm your current notice period and salary expectations within your application.
Please note to be successful you will have the 'right to work' in the UK without sponsorship and will be able to provide 5 years employment history references.
Aircraft Apprenticeship Scheme
Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship Scheme aimed at 16+ years. A sponsored four year course, based in Norwich, which will equip individuals with the academic and practical skills required to become a skilled Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic.
Minimum 16 years of age with an aptitude and passion for Engineering
Minimum of 3 GCSE, grade C or above in Maths, English and a Science
Ability to pass our pre-selection examination
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Good IT skills
At the end of the 4 year training programme, successful students will be qualified to:-
Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering
C&G 2675 in Aeronautical Engineering
EASA Part 66 Category A licence
The course structure includes practical training together with periods of on-the-job training spent in our Workshops to perfect hand-skills, our Support Departments to gain a full understanding of how the business works and within the hangar environment working on aircraft undergoing maintenance within the facility.
At the end of the 4 years, the top 2 highest achievers will be guaranteed employment. All other apprentices will be interviewed and recruited subject to performance, results and suitable vacancies.
Please download our application form, complete and return the application form to the HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6ER or telephone us on +44 (0)1603 254513 to request a form to be sent.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR 2014 INTAKE AND WILL OPEN AGAIN FROM 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014 FOR 2015 INTAKE
What KLM UK Engineering can offer you
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Local Area Information
If you haven't visited Norwich before, here is some useful information about the city.
Getting to Norwich
Getting to Norwich is made easy with its excellent road links, bus routes close by, regular train services and an airport, with a second larger airport in East Anglia
allowing you to reach us from destinations all over the world. Please follow the link below for further information on all of the travel options available to you.
So once you are here the options are endless, known as the capital of East Anglia, in Norwich there is something for everyone...right on your doorstep!
You can experience the arts, music and cultural scene, visit the historic landmarks including the cities Cathedral and Castle, peruse a variety of excellent high street and independent shops along with the lively restaurants, bars and nightlife, there is plenty for all to explore.
During Your Stay
Norwich was recently voted the 12th most cost effective place to study in the UK, as a student at KLM UK Engineering local accommodation is available at a
discount, for further information on current rates please contact the team.
The Technical Training College is conveniently located by Norwich International Airport and only minutes from the cities ring road, getting to and from the college couldn't be easier.
For any further information on Norwich and its surrounding areas please visit http://www.visitnorfolk.co.uk/
EASA Part 66 B1 Licensed Engineers' Course
The EASA Part 66 UK Foundation Degree in Aircraft Licensed Engineering is in its 10th year and is run in conjunction with Kingston University London. The degree is aimed at 18+ years, is a two year course that is undertaken at KLMUKE Technical College based in Norwich. The course aims to equip graduates for the job market by combining academic learning with practical skills.
On successful completion of the 2 years, students will be awarded a Foundation Degree in Aircraft Engineering and after successful completion of a further minimum 2 years maintenance experience, a full B1 licence.
Application is via UCAS. For more information including entry requirements, please visit Kingston University’s website at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/aircraft-engineering-2012/
On successful completion of this course, KLM UK Engineering looks to recruit selected individuals to work within their aircraft maintenance hangars based at Norwich Airport. Graduates starting salary package in excess of £18K with ability to progress and develop!