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Job description

In a nutshell

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Aircraft IFE Technician within Cabin Maintenance to join the Engineering function at Virgin Atlantic (VAA) you will be responsible for accomplishing delegated In Flight Entertainment (IFE), maintenance tasks on VAA aircraft. This will be completed to the required Airworthiness standards.

Your primary objective is to ensure the continued safe operation of the aircraft by achieving, and striving to exceed the standards of airworthiness set by Corporate and Airworthiness Authority policy, procedures and requirements.

Day to day

Primarily based in the Gatwick Hangar, carry out hands-on routine maintenance of aircraft IFE systems and components to include inbound defect rectification, fault finding and software uploads.

Adhere to manufacturers approved maintenance procedures and the instruction of the designated Cabin Maintenance Supervisor.

Carry out delegated tasks without supervision using own initiative.

Apply engineering practices to duties and to fully communicate actions.

Participate in appraisals.

Drive effective control of costs as applicable to job role.

Optimise revenue and manage cost.

Drive compliance with Engineering safety.

About you

As an IFE Maintenance Technician, ideally you will hold, or will be working towards European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) / Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Licence qualifications co...

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As an IFE Maintenance Technician, ideally you will hold, or will be working towards European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) / Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Licence qualifications coupled with the associated certification responsibilities, as required.

Ideally you will have been trained within an IFE vendor facility and have suitable relevant qualifications.

As a holder of company approvals on VAA fleet aircraft types, in respect of EASA/CAA Licence, you'll have successfully completed a recognised aeronautical apprenticeship or equivalent or possess relevant experience.

In addition to the above, knowledge of current Health and Safety procedures is a must. If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.

Be you - our differences make us stronger

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. O ur aim is to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our brilliant mix of people.

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Gatwick Airport (LGW), Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, UK Show on map
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