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Fleet Technical Engineer in Leicester

Job description

Starting with a single train journey from Leicester to Loughborough in 1841, we’ve grown into a travel company that’s constantly thinking about new and innovative ways to take you places: not just on holiday, but in your career too.

Whether you dream of working abroad or want to help create the next marketing campaign, there’s a range of roles across our retail stores, head office, Thomas Cook Airlines and far beyond. From Product Managers to pilots, there’s one thing we all have in common: keeping the customer at our heart. 

With a team of over 22,000 colleagues, operating across 15 countries, the opportunities are endless, whether you’ve worked in travel before or are looking to start a new adventure today.

Role: Fleet Technical Engineer (Structures)


Location: Manchester with limited travel to support off site maintenance


Working Hours: 37


Job Purpose: To provide a professional, effective and productive engineering/technical service in support of the Company`s Business and Contracted Customers as a member of the Engineering Services team.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Structural defect analysis providing assistance/guidance with repairs and/or modifications
  • The assessment and management of Service bulletins, Regulatory Authority information and Airworthiness Directives
  • Providing Engineering advice and support to Customers in line with the Customer Contracts
  • Monitoring of aircraft serviceability and providing technical assistance in AOG situations
  • Assisting Maintrol with out of hours technical issues
  • Providing technical assistance to Production, Line and Planning departments
  • Conducting surveys and compiling reports as may be required on Aircraft


Key Performance Indicators:


  • Service Bulletin and Airworthiness Directive Assessments
  • Completion of Structural Repair files


Capabilities Profile – technical skills/knowledge, experience & track record.


Must have:

  • Detailed and practical knowledge in aircraft structures
  • Proven team working player with individual strengths
  • Good communication skills/IT skills use of Microsoft office
  • Ability to multitask
  • A degree of flexible working
  • Ability to work to challenging timescales
  • Proven relevant experience



  • Experience of working within an Airline/MRO Technical Services or Part 145 structural environment
  • Structural defect analysis and rectification
  • The ability to provide technical assistance to all areas within the GMO


Qualifications, Training, Professional Memberships or Accreditations


  • Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Hold an EASA Part 66 B1 licence or equivalent
  • Closing Date for Applications Thursday 28th February 2019



Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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