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Metal Spray Technician


Posted: 5 days ago


Build an Aviation Career You're Proud Of

Build your career with integrity by working at a company that doesn't just treat you like a number. You'll get the tools to do things right in a clean and safe work environment and the trust to fix any issue that comes your way. Our on-the-job training and team of experts mean you'll be set up for success.

Take charge of our day-to-day operations, so we remain the trusted source for aviation repair and maintenance. Work with your team to implement the right processes and practices across our organisation to help ensure flight and product efficiency.

We are rapidly expanding here at StandardAero, and are looking for a CNC/Spray Technician to join our team!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • To carry out the required surface preparation and apply / spray coatings to achieve the surface finishes that meet the repair and material specification requirements
  • Conduct all work in accordance with company policies, health and safety procedures, quality procedures, manufactures and customer specification and industry regulations.
  • Complete all documents related to the work being performed
  • Prepare surfaces by ensuring part cleanliness by degreasing, and blasting.
  • Apply masking protection on all non-coated surfaces for the plasma spray process
  • Ensure all equipment is safe and satisfactory to use, rectifying any unsafe conditions within the jobholder's capability.
  • Preparation of test samples which include tensile, hardness and met metallurgical.
  • Competent computer user.
  • Able to use breathing apparatus
  • Adherence to our Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety Management Systems (SMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and all associated Business
  • Manuals

Able to read, write and carry out calculations accurately. Knowledge of Geometry and Trigonometry advantageous.



  • Experience from an equivalent role in a similar industry;
  • Ability to read and use precision measuring equipment;
  • Ability to read technical engineering drawings, both modern and older standards;
  • Familiarity with imperial measurement.

Professional Qualifications/Education and Training:


These are vital to be able to perform the role and will be used as selection criteria during recruitment process:

  • Recognised indentured apprenticeship or military equivalent;
  • Human Factors.


  • Suitable engineering qualification
  • Experience on CNC/robotics systems
  • Previous experience within an aerospace MRO environment

Benefits that make life better:

  • 206 hours annual leave per year for employees working 37 hours per week, plus 8 public holidays
  • 4% employer match pension scheme
  • YuLife wellbeing services, including 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Program, personalised online fitness programs, and many more!
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Generous paid sick leave
  • Life assurance cover
  • Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite gym at both the Fleetlands and Almondbank sites
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Seasonal flu jabs administered on site each year by Bupa
  • Learning and training opportunities
  • Private Healthcare

About Us

Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers' missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

It is StandardAero's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.


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Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom