Aircraft Composite Bay Technician

Location : Carterton, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : EY110
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Other
Salary : £27,879 - 29,098 per year


EY110 Aircraft Composite Bay Technician

Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire

Salary: £27,879 to £29,098 per Annum + Benefits


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for an Aircraft Composite Bay Technician.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities of an Aircraft Composite Bay Technician:

  • Blending, marking up/measuring, cutting, Carbon Fibre, Drilling, Bonding, Sanding on/off aircraft (setting up of breathing equipment on aircraft).
  • The team deliver Composite awareness briefs to company station personnel as required.
  • Follow and promote good maintenance procedures and practices. 
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Quality Systems.
  • Notify the company Structures Bay Team leader whenever deficiencies emerge that require their attention in respect of safety, risk compliance, airworthiness and engineering standards.
  • Must implement and promote a “Zero Harm” Open Reporting Safety Culture where all individuals are willing and able to report any issue or event which they believe has or could potentially lead to a Safety risk.
  • Ensure that all maintenance and tasks are correctly certified and that records of maintenance carried out are retained safely and securely for the statutory period.
  • Unless previously reported by the Operator, the Engineering Manager is responsible for reporting to the DE&S Delivery (DT) any condition of the aircraft (or component), which could hazard safety.
  • Supervise and work with colleagues under your control to ensure you deliver effective, efficient, “right first time every time” output to the customers.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Current working knowledge and experience of Aircraft Composite Repairs on aircraft and in the bay environment. Including damage assessment.
  • Composite fabrication experience. Ideally within aerospace industry.
  • Ability to read and understand composite drawings and instructions.
  • Effective working knowledge of current Aviation Maintenance regulatory requirements, processes and procedures.
  • Must have high standards of oral and written communication skills.
  • Due to the nature of the role, you must be able to achieve MoD Security Clearance.
  • Airframe metal repair experience is desirable but not essential (this role focuses on composites but the team also carry out airframe metal repairs).


  • 25 days holiday.
  • 6% Employer Matched Contribution Pension.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Other flexible company benefits i.e., up to 30% off various shopping and exterior leisure facilities, holidays and VIP tickets.
  • Good transport links to Witney/Oxford.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Onsite Coffee Shop/Bar and 2 Conveniences Stores.
  • You will also have access to the leisure facilities on station (fees/charges apply) Gym, Bowling Alley and Swimming pool. 
  • They often hold onsite social events and a range of onsite organised clubs.

Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire

Salary: £27,879 to £29,098 per Annum + Benefits

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