RECRUITMENT: Thomas Cook Airlines Cabin Crew, Cardiff Airport

Job Title: Cabin Crew

 

Location: Various (please submit only one cabin crew application)

 

Salary Range: £ Competitive, plus a flying allowance and sales commission

Contract: Fixed Term (6/7 months)

 

Overview of Main Responsibilities and Duties (Purpose of job):

 

Cabin Crew are the face and personality of our business and so play a vital part in establishing how we’re seen by the millions of people Thomas Cook Airlines flies around the world every year.

You’ll have a high level of personal presentation, with excellent communication skills and boundless energy and enthusiasm. You’ll be flexible, attentive to customer needs and prepared to work hard, and of course you’ll have a great personality.

Our flights depart around the clock, seven days a week. For example, you could be required to check in for your flight at 3am one morning and then at 11pm the following evening.

In return for your hard work and dedication Thomas Cook Airlines offer the following package

  • competitive salary
  • an hourly flying allowance
  • training course
  • excellent sales commission on all goods sold on board
  • discounted travel and last minute deals
  • a stylish uniform
  • car parking

 

Training

 

On joining, you’ll benefit from one of the best training programmes in the industry and what’s more – you will be paid for the training period. The initial course, which is designed to provide you with all of the knowledge and skills required to enable you to deliver the highest standards of safety and customer care, lasts between four and five weeks and will normally be held at your home base.

The course demands a high level of commitment and you should keep your evenings free as homework forms an integral part of your training. With exams in all subjects throughout the course, be prepared to study hard!

Once you’ve passed your initial training, your first flight will be as an ‘extra’ crew member, assisting the working team on board before you become a full member of the cabin crew team yourself, and your performance will then be regularly assessed during the course of your employment with us.

Qualifications

Our minimum requirements

 

  • must be aged 18 or over
  • Must be between 5’2” (1.58m) and 6’3height without shoes
  • Physically fit and able to pass a medical examination  (please see below)
  • Must fit into the crew seat without modification
  • Confident swimmer, able to swim 25 metres unaided
  • A minimum of 6 months customer service experience
  • Must be able to live and work in the UK without restriction
  • Holder of a full UK/EEA passport that permits unrestricted travel worldwide
  • Have a good standard of education and are able to provide a continuous satisfactory 5 year referencing history
  • You must be fully flexible – we operate flights 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and you must be willing to work on any day of the year or at any time of day and be willing to accept roster changes at short notice
  • You must live within 90 minutes travelling distance of your place of work
  • Have no visible tattoos or piercings that cannot be covered discreetly (we do provide long sleeved blouses and shirts)
  • If you have been or are Cabin Crew with an European airline you will be required to provide us with your Attestation of Initial Training (please see below for more information)

Important things to consider before applying

Medical Assessment

All successful candidates that are offered a Cabin Crew position with Thomas Cook Airlines are required, before they join the Company, to undergo and pass an EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Aero Medical assessment. This will be at the candidate’s own expense  and can cost in excess of £100. All candidates that are offered a position will be given further information on how to obtain this at the time.

Cabin Crew Attestation of Initial Training

If your application is successful and you are offered a Cabin Crew position with Thomas Cook Airlines – to enable you to fly as Cabin Crew for a European airline you will be issued with an Attestation of Initial Training.

All candidates that have worked previously as Cabin Crew for a European airline will be required to produce a photocopy of their attestation of initial training at the assessment event. Failure to produce this may result in Thomas Cook Airlines being unable to offer you a Cabin Crew position.

References

To obtain an security ID pass you will be required to provide us with a reference history to cover the past five years. With this in mind – if you are invited to an assessment event then please bring this information with you. References should cover both employment and, if applicable, education. You should also bring details of at least two personal referees to cover any gaps in employment or education. The personal referee cannot be a relative or someone that lives at the same address as you.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive for our roles we reserve the right to close all vacancies earlier than the advertised date without notice. Therefore we would recommend you apply as soon as possible.

Primary Location

Wales

Schedule

Full-time

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RECRUITMENT: Aircraft Maintenance Check Estimator, Cardiff Aviation

Department:- Planning and Technical
 Reports to:-  Planning and Technical Manager
 Purpose of the Job:-  Responsible for providing estimates of cost, resources and turnaround time for aircraft maintenance checks to the Commercial department.

Main Accountabilities

To understand and adhere to the company procedures and processes.The researching and compiling of man hour estimates and material costing for bidding purposes.On completion, the successful presentation of those tasks and quotes for approval.

To be a proactive, forward thinking and self motivated team player.

Main Activities

Research and compile man hour and cost estimates for the bidding process which include the following but are not limited to:

  • Estimated man hours
  • Material requirements
  • Tooling & Equipment including any special items

Maintain a professional standard of work, personal presentation and work place.

An Estimator may be required to help in other roles within The Planning and Technical department from time to time or deputise for the Planning and Technical Manager

An Estimator will carry out any other duties within their competences as required by the Planning and Technical Manager

Essential capabilities

SkillsPC literate with sound understanding of CAL IT systems and software (MS Word, Excel, Project etc.)Good communication skills

Ability to analyse technical data and produce accurate quotations to present to the commercial department

Understanding of planning and project management techniques

Experience

Aircraft maintenance engineering background

Several years commercial aircraft maintenance experience on Boeing or Airbus aircraft

Aircraft technical knowledge.

Estimation experience within MRO

Desirable

Recognised aircraft planning course or project management qualification.Current HF, EWIS, Fuel tank training

Personal Qualities

Personal ownership of professional working standards for the team deliverablesPromote, participate and encourage team working and

Continuous improvement

To be a proactive, forward thinking and self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills able to work across departments

Have a professional attitude towards business sensitive information and our customers.

Contact@CardiffAviation.com


RECRUITMENT: Aircraft Technician Cabin Trimmer, Cardiff Aviation

Must have completed a recognised Aircraft Engineering Training program.

Current in Human Factors, EWIS & FTS.

Recent base maintenance experience working on single aisle aircraft.

Experienced in all aspects of Aircraft Cabin Refreshment activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to his/her nominated supervisor for scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, modification and repair to aircraft as required.
  • Furnishings, rectification and repair including, Tedlar replacement, carpet over-locking, coin-dot replacement, seat and overhead bin adjustment/realignment.
  • The control of any material or Company equipment provided for the task.
  • Required to work in a safe manner and perform other tasks as may be required by his/her Supervisor.
  • Personal tool control and the cleanliness of his/her work area.
  • To identify potential problems and suggest workable solutions.
  • To ensure that he/she complies with responsibilities as defined in CAL company policies and procedures.

Contact@CardiffAviation.com


RECRUITMENT: Aircraft Technician Avionic, Cardiff Aviation

Must have completed a recognised Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship or Service Equivalent.

Current in Human Factors, EWIS & FTS.

Recent base maintenance experience working on single aisle aircraft.

Experienced in Aircraft Electrical systems, wiring installation/modification & fault finding diagnosis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to his/her nominated supervisor for scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, modification and repair to aircraft as required.
  • Component changes, rectification and repair.
  • The control of any material or Company equipment provided for the task.
  • Required to work in a safe manner and perform other tasks as may be required by his/her Supervisor.
  • Personal tool control and the cleanliness of his/her work area.
  • To identify potential problems and suggest workable solutions.
  • To ensure that he/she complies with responsibilities as defined in CAL company policies and procedures.

Contact@CardiffAviation.com


RECRUITMENT: Aircraft Technician Airframe/Engine, Cardiff Aviation

Must have completed a recognised Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship or Service Equivalent.

Current in Human Factors, EWIS & FTS.

Recent base maintenance experience working on single aisle aircraft.

Experienced in structural repairs, systems, and engine maintenance activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to his/her nominated supervisor for scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, modification and repair to aircraft as required.
  • Component changes, rectification and repair.
  • The control of any material or Company equipment provided for the task.
  • Required to work in a safe manner and perform other tasks as may be required by his/her Supervisor.
  • Personal tool control and the cleanliness of his/her work area.
  • To identify potential problems and suggest workable solutions.
  • To ensure that he/she complies with responsibilities as defined in CAL company policies and procedures.

Contact@CardiffAviation.com


RECRUITMENT: EASA Part 66 Team Leaders B1 and/or B2, Cardiff Aviation

Must hold current approval on one or more of the following types:

A320 Family

B737 Classic

B737NG

B757

B767

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all technical staff working under his/her supervision carry out their duties in a safe and proper manner, in accordance with the relevant Aircraft Manuals and Cardiff Aviation processes/procedures.
  • Assuming direct control of documentation of aircraft area under his/her control in order that he/she may assure themselves that all required entries are promptly and correctly recorded.
  • Control of the content and priority of non-stock stores demands required by his /her team.
  • Assuming overall responsibility for all trades engaged in work on the area of the aircraft he/she has been allocated.
  • Delivery of the Aircraft in a timely manner as directed by his/her manager.
  • The ground movements of aircraft assigned to him/her by his/her manager.
  • To carry out Performance Development reports on his/her team members.
  • To report all safety/disciplinary matters to his/her Manager.
  • All areas under his supervision are clean and tidy at all times.

Contact@CardiffAviation.com


RECRUITMENT: Quality Manager, Cardiff Aviation

Must be acceptable to the CAA etc (Form 4 Post holder)

EASA Part145 (UK CAA), CAR-145 (NCAA), OTAR-39 (BDCA), FAR 145 (FAA)

ISO 9001:2008, AS 9100

EASA Part 21 Sub-Part G 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all Quality personnel staff working under his/her supervision carry out their duties in a safe and proper manner, in accordance with the relevant Cardiff Aviation processes and procedures, as well as current industry practices where applicable.
  • Managing and ensuring compliance of the Quality Management System and the Document Managements System for the organisation.
  • Provide guidance and advice to all Cardiff Aviation personnel on matters of Quality, Regulations and Approvals.
  • Representing / Liaising on behalf of the organisation in matters involving the Airworthiness authorities and other organisations as required.

Contact@CardiffAviation.com


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