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Aircraft Engine Technician

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Luton
Closing date
19 Jan 2023

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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Pratt & Whitney Canada is one of the world's leaders in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines powering commercial and regional airplanes, as well as general aviation aircraft and helicopters. Our strong reputation for highly skilled personnel (10,000 employees across the globe), our reliable engines and our exceptional aftermarket support service network attract customers from all over the world (over 190 countries).

Pratt & Whitney Canada (UK) Ltd (P&WC UK) provides in-field Mobile Repair Teams (MRT) and in-shop Heavy Engine Maintenance (HEMA) support throughout Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA).

  • To provide in house and in-field engine repairs and refurbishment on Pratt & Whitney Canada aircraft engines - up to and including hot section inspection and line maintenance.
  • To project manage each engine, from initial contact with the customer, through to generation of commercial and technical reports in accordance with work performed.
  • The performance of regular in-field work and the necessary travel to achieve this, are an integral requirement of this role.
  • Preferred experience with Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 A, B,C,E, T and turbo prop engines.
  • Ensure all technical documentation has been correctly completed prior to commencement of work.
  • Ensure work scope has been correctly prepared in line with customer and P&WC requirements.
  • Be aware the commercial aspects of the work requirements and negotiate with the customer as appropriate.
  • Maintain and complete work files and relevant documentation, showing detailed entries of work performed.
  • Check in and strip engines in line with work scope requirements and carry out basic cleaning of components as necessary.
  • Inspect all relevant components and identify items for scrap, rework or refit with reference to and interpretation of relevant product information.
  • Build engines to defined standards ensuring fit, clearance and modification levels are accurate using appropriate P&WC hand tools and measuring equipment.
  • Accurately update the technical pack throughout the build process to ensure its accuracy and completion prior to release of the engine.
  • Constantly seek improvements to turn time and cost reductions.
  • Generation of accurate cost estimates and technical reports as required, in adherence to the quoted costs. Ensure that the customer is advised of any escalation in costs before estimate values are exceeded
  • Assist in the generation of invoices to ensure these are issued in line with company targets.
  • To generate good customer communication and issue regular status reports as necessary
  • Support customer engines both in house and out in the field
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Enhanced Pension
  • 25 Days Annual Leave (Increasing with service)
  • Well being cash plan
  • Flexible Working
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
Pratt & Whitney Canada (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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