NDT Role

British Airways
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Change is in the air. Our engineering department is evolving to open up a whole new world of possibilities. We have so many different aircraft you can work on. A320s, B777s, B747s, B787s and A380s. We are growing our A320neo fleet and on the way are A350s and more Boeing 787 Dreamliners. A time of investment and growth in our fleet, producing endless opportunities for our NDT Engineers to work on any of our aircraft.

You’ll quickly discover that no two days are ever the same at BA. With 133 long-haul and 141 short-haul aircraft the possibilities are endless. We'll give you all the ownership and trust to do the best job you can. Building your confidence and improving your decision making skills with the support of a small highly skilled NDT department. This small team means you can give immense added new value and have high accountability.

A new era in engineering is here, and we have a rare opportunity to join our Non-Destructive Testing team as we strive to be the preferred provider of competitive Aircraft Maintenance services to British Airways and its valued customers.

About the role

Technical expertise:
  • Certify to the fullest extent of authorisations held. Responsible for ensuring NDT Inspections are completed in compliance with approved instructions, airworthiness and regulatory requirements.
  • Working with our Aircraft Engineers and Technical Support teams, you could be delivering solo or team inspections in varying degrees of complexity.

Value added delivery:
  • Take every opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills base with training and experience.
  • Crafts a culture of continuous improvement in a production environment, in order to increase unit performance and colleague development.
  • Ensures and supports effective communication.

Who you will work with

Duty Shift Manager (your line manager), Satellite Engineers, all Production grades, ramp/Base Planning, Engineering Control Centres and Technical Support Group (Part M)

You will need

  • A PCN (Aero) or BS EN4179 Level 2 minimum certification in Ultrasonic, Eddy Current, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant inspection techniques. Level 2 in Radiography and/or Thermography is an advantage, together with experience in Ultrasonic Phased-array inspection
  • Ability to produce clear and concise reports, with shown experience of NDT in an Airline/Aerospace or MRO environment
  • Problem solving and acting on own initiative is important so you can make timely and informed decisions with an ability to bring together and understand complex information
  • Ability to interpret technical publications to make fact-based decisions in a challenging operational environment is key. To combine these capabilities with an innovative, flexible and adaptable approach
  • Self-motivated
  • Capable of working without direct supervision and as part of a team
  • Demonstrates Good Airmanship
  • Attain NDT qualifications and authorisations in additional NDT Methods as required by the business
  • Knowledge and experience of aircraft structures and materials.

What we can offer you

  • The overall package reflects your status in the engineering department, the expertise you’ll bring. A market led salary plus shift pay to work the 4 on 4 shift (2 days 2 nights).
  • Salary review every 2 years against market rate.

At British Airways we offer a wide range of flexible benefits such as:

  • A pension scheme where you have a potential to contribute 5% and BA will contribute 6.5%
  • Discounted confirmed flights for friends and family on BA from date of joining
  • After six months in role, access to standby flights with eligibility for the Club cabin, for yourself and two nominees
  • Discounted standby travel on other airlines in the oneworld alliance
  • Discounted confirmed and standby flights
  • Discounts on car hire, hotels, leisure activities, entertainment and many more
  • Flexible benefits scheme including option to purchase private healthcare and the option to take advantage of the government Tax-Free Childcare scheme
  • Free parking at work and free parking at Heathrow whilst on holiday for up to two weeks at a time.

Training and development we can offer:

  • We will finance and support your professional qualifications, so you can develop within the NDT role.
  • Access to dedicated training and personal development through our Global Learning Academy at Heathrow.
  • Structure in place to support you to develop to Team Leader, Technical Lead or Duty Shift Manager if you want to.

Contact details:
Click here to apply.

The closing date for applications is 5 December 2018.

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