Aircraft Ground Handler & Refueller

Lasham, Hampshire

Full-time, permanent (40 hours per week)

 

You will be joining us at a very exciting time as we continue to build on over 60 years of engineering excellence at Lasham and establish ourselves as the partner of choice for Boeing aircraft maintenance and repair in the UK and Europe.

 

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals looking for a long-term career with significant opportunity for career development.

 

The post holder will carry out the following key responsibilities:

 

  • Refuelling and Defuelling Aircraft when required
  • Fuel quality checks on Daily, Weekly and Monthly basis
  • Maintaining accurate records for the above
  • Erecting scaffolding as required for aircraft maintenance
  • When not required for refuelling to assist the Aircraft Ground handling team with aircraft movements and materials handling
  • Supporting with facilities maintenance and hangar cleanliness during quieter periods
  • Large and Small Aircraft Towing and Ground Handling
  • Supporting the departure and arrival of aircraft, including operating as part of the airfield fire crew as required

 

Previous work experience as an aircraft refueller is essential and a knowledge of JIG regulations an advantage.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate they can work safely and efficiently within an aviation environment and have the following skills:

 

  • Candidates must hold a driving licence to be considered for this role, with a HGV rating an advantage
  • Comfortable working at height (appropriate safety equipment will be provided)
  • Previous experience operating forklift trucks, cherry pickers and cranes will be a significant advantage.
  • Ability to cope under pressure, juggling multiple priorities whilst maintaining attention to detail and ensuring high standards are maintained
  • Polite and courteous manner
  • Able to follow instruction, whilst also displaying a can-do attitude with initiative to ensure all jobs required are completed in a timely manner
  • Excellent team player and communicator

 

The role is offered on a full-time basis with normal working hours being 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as non-guaranteed voluntary overtime is highly desirable.

 

All applications must be made by way of CV and covering letter showing how you meet the above criteria.  Applications that do not meet this requirement may not be considered.  Please include your salary expectations and current notice period.