Apprentice Aircraft Mechanic


Key information

Manufacture / assembly and repair
Bankstown airport nsw, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
Apprenticeship, Full-time, 4 years
Higher School Certificate
First experience

Job description

About the company

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the market-leading subsidiary of a multinational aerospace organisation located at Bankstown Airport. SAFRAN Helicopter Engines Australia (previously known as Turbomeca) is a well-respected Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and supplier of gas turbine engines for helicopters to both civil and military markets.

To find out more about SAFRAN please take the time to view our 2019 Group Highlights

About the role

We are currently seeking candidates wishing to commence a 4 year apprenticeship in February 2021 to become trade qualified as an Aircraft Mechanic.

Job requirements

The successful candidate will have completed the Higher School Certificate, or equivalent, with a focus on Maths and Physics; and will display a genuine interest in and knowledge of the aerospace industry demonstrated by one or more of the following:

  • • previous work experience;
  • • participation in home or recreational mechanical / maintenance activities; and/or
  • • performance in related school subjects.

Safran provides employees with a safe, clean environment working with dedicated professionals.

For the duration of the 4 year apprenticeship program, through a combination of on the job training and attendance at TAFE to complete the Certificate IV Aeroskills (Mechanical), Safran apprentices will gain the following experience & qualifications:

  • • Gas turbine engine repair & overhaul;
  • • Assembly / Disassembly and Detail Inspection experience;
  • • Experience & qualifications on one or more of Safran engine variants (including MTR390 / RTM322 / APU 323 / 329)

Company information

Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 81,000 employees and holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Capital ranking for best employers in France.

Safran Helicopter Engines is the world's leading manufacturer of helicopter engines, with more than 75,000 produced since being founded. It offers the widest range of helicopter turboshafts in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries.

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