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Cylinder Overhaul Engineer

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Salary: £30 per hour

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 26 May 2022

Reference: 5494

Cylinder Overhaul Engineer
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 40 hours.
Rate: £30.00 per hour (Umbrella)
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Our client is a well-established specialist with an unrivalled reputation as a leading engine specialist and a heritage spanning over 50 years. Specialising in the design, development, manufacture and testing of bespoke engines within the motorsport, automotive and aviation industries our client are experts in their field utilising state of the art equipment and skill to achieve optimum performance and reliability.

Due to continued growth our client is looking to recruit a Cylinder Overhaul Engineer to support and work alongside their engineering team in our modern engine build workshop. The successful candidate will be focused with a keen eye for attention to detail and able to maintain a consistently high level of performance and quality despite working in a pressurised, time sensitive environment. You will be experienced in this industry and possess the ability to work alone or in partnership with other members of the team as required.

This Cylinder Overhaul Engineer position is an engineering role suited to an individual with the capability of learning the processes required for overhauling cylinders for Lycoming or Continental aviation engines.

The overhaul procedure includes cylinder honing, replacing valve seats & guides, component inspection, parts cleaning & spray painting.

The successful candidate will currently be employed in the automotive or engineering industry and looking to apply their skills in a new direction where full training and support will be provided.

Roles & Responsibilities of the Cylinder Overhaul Engineer

The ideal candidate will be mechanically minded and either experienced or willing to learn the following:

  • Cylinder honing.
  • Cutting valves and valve seats.
  • Replacing valve guides.
  • Capable of stripping and cleaning cylinder assemblies.
  • Familiar with using specialist tooling required for measuring/inspection.
  • Read & understand technical drawings.
  • Capable of developing a build book/report writing.
  • Required to adhere to strict CAA working regulations.

The ideal Cylinder Overhaul Engineer:

  • Self-motivated, tidy, and organised.
  • Possess a very keen eye for attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member or confident alone.
  • Must have own transport.
  • Able to meet deadlines and willing to adjust working hours to achieve these.

To show your interest in this Cylinder Overhaul Engineer role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.