Support Technician – Heathrow Visa Sponsorship Uk

January 31, 2024
£30.2 - £38.2 / year

Job Description



The On Wing Support Technician will perform quick-turn aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and field services. Primarily working in a small dynamic team in the London Heathrow area.

In the On Wing Support Technician position, you will perform engine troubleshooting, field repairs, and line maintenance while creating excellent client connections through exceptional customer awareness.

This is an evergreen post; we may not be hiring for it right now, but there is usually a continuous business requirement for these roles.


Job Description.

Essential Responsibilities

Additionally, as an On Wing Support Technician, you will:


  • Take ownership and follow through on the entire span of work duties and projects.


  • Inform and focus the demands of customers.


  • Develop customer relationships with effective communication skills and an awareness of customer views.


Qualifications & Requirements

Finished a formal engineering apprenticeship or comparable industry experience in a technically challenging industry.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to successfully comprehend comprehensive written work instructions
  • Team player with a flexible and enthusiastic mindset.


Eligibility requirements


Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to domestic and foreign air sites of big commercial engines, if needed.


Desired Skills and Experience


  • Approach work with a “can-do” attitude and a sense of commitment to both team and customer goals.


  • Lean and problem-solving experience.


  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving aptitude are essential.


  • Have a drive to learn and grow with advances in technology.


  • LEAP, GE90, CFM, CF6, CF34, and GENX expertise.


  • Line maintenance, engine modifications, module removal and installation, or LRU removals and installations


  • Demonstrated quality, compliance, and customer satisfaction


Additional Information

LHR – Shift Work: two weeks of days and one week of afternoons.


Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements whenever possible, and understands the benefits of a healthy work-life balance for workers.


Total Reward.

At GE Aviation, we recognise the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, FlexChoice, allows you freedom, choice, and flexibility in how you receive your benefits while also allowing you to save money where possible.

As a new GE employee, we are glad to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then adjust to meet your unique needs;


  • Non-contributory Pension.
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection for the entire group
  • Private medical coverage.


Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with the flexibility to buy or sell.


Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is necessary and must be maintained for this position. Please keep in mind that if you are unable to receive BPSS clearance, you may be ineligible for the position, and any offer of employment may be rescinded for national security reasons. Please visit the link below for further information on the requirements for BPSS clearance. BPSS


Right to Work.

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules, candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may be denied an appointment if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to fill the position. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.