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Aircraft Mechanic - LHR

  • Engineering
  • London, UK
  • Cathay Pacific

About Us:

Cathay Pacific strives to be one of the world's greatest service brands. Our brand purpose is to move people forward in life through our ability to connect them to meaningful people, places and experiences. Embedded in this philosophy is being able to achieve this purpose sustainably and ensuring future generations the right to enjoy full, well-travelled lives as well.

While many of the 33,000 people working across the Group are based in our Head Office in Hong Kong, we also have robust outport teams working around the world and employees in our subsidiary offices.

Throughout our 70 years of success, our culture has been built on our deep understanding of the travel industry, our unwavering commitment to outstanding service and the diversity of our people. At the very heart of our culture is our obsession and commitment to create world-class experiences for our customers and our people.

Role Summary:

An exciting opportunity now exists within our Aircraft Engineering team to take up a critical role as Aircraft Mechanic, supporting our London Heathrow Engineering operations and third party contracts.

The successful candidate will assume daily responsibility for the safe and efficient functioning of up to 73 flights per week whilst maintaining the highest level of safety, reliability, security and presentation required by customers, regulatory authorities and the Company in a cost-effective manner.

Day to Day Responsibilities: 

In this role you will perform aircraft maintenance and servicing for all Cathay Pacific and third party aircraft under the direct supervision of Category A Technicians, B1 Engineers, Shift Supervisors and/or Engineering Manager and in accordance with applicable Service General Handling Agreements (SGHA’s).

Working in a dynamic and multifaceted environment, you will be an effective communicator and valuable team player who has the ability to liaise and maintain strong working relationships with the airport authorities, airport subcontractors, Cargo and other CX airport departments to ensure maximum aircraft handling efficiency.

You will provide the highest levels of customer service at all times and ensure that you are always up to date with aircraft systems, technology, processes and procedures in order to fulfil your job to the highest standard.

About You:

It takes a special kind of person to succeed at a Cathay Pacific. Our three brand values; Thoughtful, Progressive and Can-Do Spirit reflects who we are, encapsulates what is important to us and ultimately guides how we behave.

As well as being able to exhibit our values in your day to day activities, the successful candidate will have the following skills and experience;

  • Completion of a fully recognised aircraft apprenticeship
  • Demonstrable experience preferable on at least one of the following aircraft types B777-300ER with GE90-115B engines /A330 with RR Trent -700 engines /B747-400 ERF with PW4000 engines & B747-800F with Genx engines.
  • Operational and customer service experience within an airline or airport environment.
  • Ability to work shift patterns outside of standard office hours, at weekends and on public holidays.
  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Possession of a full UK manual car driving licence (or equivalent)
  • Must not have exhausted 60 day temporary airside pass allowance with HAL so far this year

If you believe you have the skills, experience and passion to succeed in this role, please send your CV and covering letter to the careers site outlining your suitability for this position.

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. We are unable to assist applicants with visa or work permit applications.

Move Beyond:

Our ambition is to become one of the world's greatest service brands in the way that we treat every journey as our customers' most important journey, setting them up to make the most of everything that lies ahead.

We do more than just move people from A to B. We move them emotionally through our thoughtful service. We move them with meaningful experiences that we enable. Ultimately, we help them move forward in life.

Move Beyond represents our ambition to exceed expectations.

Don’t look Back To See How Far We’ve Come. MOVE BEYOND To See How Far We’ll Go.

 Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.