Wheels & Brakes Technician I (FAR)

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Farnborough, HAM, GB

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Wheels & Brakes Technician I (FAR) in  GAC Farnborough

Unique Skills:

Mechanical knowledge gained from an apprenticeship or formal training, ideally with aircraft components

Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and technical publications to perform duties
General knowledge of an aircraft component workshop environment
Ability to work in a team environment
Attention to detail

Flexible working attitude in a fast-changing environment
Previous experience with general aviation or corporate jet aircraft preferred



Education and Experience Requirements

Other GCSE required. Must possess basic mechanical skills, including the use of hand tools. Sheetmetal (production and/or fabrication) and/or hydraulic overhaul experience preferred.. Basic knowledge and experience with electrical theory and wiring preferred..

Position Purpose:

Under close supervision, repair and overhaul internal and external aircraft assemblies, subassemblies and components in accordance with Gulfstream Repair Station requirements.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Responsible for complying with all corporate or local company procedures .
  2. Highlight to the supervisor any procedures that require amending .
  3. Setting up operating and cleaning all the necessary wheel & brake bay equipment and tooling .
  4. Maintaining all components or parts using the required. CMM’s .
  5. Maintain and utilise all required. paperwork in accordance with UK CAA requirements .
  6. Develop and apply basic skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment, as appropriate to area of specialization.
  7. Perform repairs of mechanical and electrical assemblies and subassemblies through removals, repair or replacement of defective parts and/or fabrication of replacement parts, and installations in accordance with blueprints, component maintenance manuals, vendor documents, verbal instructions, engineering dispositions, On The Job Training (OJT), and other authorized maintenance data. All activities to be in accordance with Repair Station requirements ensuring all parts and assemblies meet conformance.
  8. Set up and operate necessary test equipment in accordance with required. documentation to perform functional and operational tests of mechanical and electrical aircraft components for return to service.
  9. Inspect all detail parts using blueprints, component and/or overhaul manuals and other required. maintenance data to ensure conformity requirements are met.
  10. Maintain and utilize all required. paperwork in accordance with FAA Repair Station requirements.
  11. Maintain a clean and orderly work area including test equipment and peripherals.
  12. Comply with all company and legislative environmental health and safety regulations.

Additional Functions:
  1. Remove skins and related components on flight controls and secondary structure components, locate and install/reinstall parts. .
  2. Remove and install APUs and perform all required. APU maintenance for all Gulfstream aircraft models. Read and understand Gulfstream and Honeywell Maintenance Manuals regarding APU maintenance and repair. .
  3. Fabricate and repair sheetmetal and associated mechanical parts, components and/or equipment by rolling, shrinking, stretching, braking, riveting or other mechanical means. .
  4. Fabricate and repair wiring and electrical assemblies and harnesses utilizing acceptable repair and fabrication processes including splicing, soldering, and pinning of wires. .
  5. Demonstrate effective repair techniques using acceptable practices including troubleshooting, soldering and application of protective coatings. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 213633

Category: Service Center

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 10/09/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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