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Heritage Engineering Technician (Fabricator) Apprentice

Royal Air Force Museum
Pay: £282.00
Location: Shropshire Shifnal United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Sep 2020
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor
Job reference: E03497780
2020-03-31 2020-07-13

Job Description

You will be taught how to:

  • Work from engineering drawings, patterns and sketches to manufacture, repair or modify aircraft components from various metals

  • Select and prepare metals for manufacture

  • Mark out, cut and shape metals

  • Traditional metalworking hand tools

  • Portable power tools

  • Fix¬†machines

  • Fit parts you have manufactured together to form sections of aircraft structure using a wide variety of joining techniques

  • Carry out scheduled maintenance checks on the aircraft collection using the Historic Maintenance Schedule (or) approved specific schedules (or) equivalent, approved documentation

  • Undertake inspections, fault diagnosis and associated rectification

  • Carry out aircraft movements, lifting or jacking using current approved techniques and/or signals

  • Carry out aircraft surveys within the collection or at remote locations as required or directed; produce reports on the findings arising from the surveys

Personal Qualities :

  • Flexibility

  • Integrity

  • Loyalty

  • Stamina

  • Natural Mobility

Skills Required :

  • A good eye for shape

  • Attention to detail

  • Good hand-eye co-ordination

  • Patience for intricate processes

  • Work well on their own and in a team

Future Prospects :

  • Your future prospects will be discussed at the end of this apprenticeship

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