Aircraft Mechanic

LocationOxford, UK
Job TypePermanent
Role Overview

The Aircraft Mechanic will report to the Chief Engineer and will work within a team responsible for the baseline maintenance of Diamond Aircraft.

Role Duties

  • To assist the Licenced Engineer in carrying out inspection, maintenance and repair tasks on the Leading Edge Aviation’s fleet of Fixed Wing Aircraft – Diamond DA40s and DA42s.
  • To complete all maintenance within given timescales, to ensure the provision of serviceable aircraft to meet the operational need.
  • To follow company procedures and processes, particularly relating to operational requirements, quality and safety.
  • To ensure that all work done, is in compliance with the requirements of the regulations and procedures.
  • To comply fully with all company health and safety policies and procedure, adhering to COSHH.
  • To record and detail all work carried out accurately and timely.
  • To schedule inspections, defect rectification, repairs and modifications when instructed.
  • To clean all LEAL aircraft, external and internal.
  • To undertake basic serviceability and maintenance checks.
  • To check and report on all expiry dates of safety equipment.
  • To prepare the aircraft for flight through;
            -Replenishing fluids (Oil, TKS, etc).
            -Checking tyre pressures.
            -Cleaning windscreens.
  • To manage the storage areas for fluids and associated equipment, reporting on disposables stock levels.
  • To escort personnel Airside at the request of the Chief Engineer
  • To move consumables to secondary location at the request of the Chief Engineer.
  • Any other duties reasonably associated with this role.


  • Core Competencies

  • Experience working with General Aviation Fixed Wind Maintenance.
  • Good IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to follow processes and procedures.
  • Willingness and ability to study and gain further knowledge and experience in aircraft maintenance.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • A positive outlook, good customer service, with a friendly and approachable manner.
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