Job role: B1 Aircraft Mechanic (airframe & engines)
I’ve always had a passion for aviation since I was a child so a career within the industry just made sense. I studied at Farnborough College before taking on a four-year Apprenticeship Scheme here at Lasham. I started with the company almost five years ago and I’ve enjoyed every moment and opportunity. I’ve seen the company grow and excel and it is an honour to be a part of the team at Lasham. As soon as 2EE began its journey at Lasham, I was on the phone wanting to continue my career in the aviation industry to further my skills, and I’m now a skilled Aircraft Mechanic.
In terms of my role and my average day, I conduct in-depth maintenance on narrow body aircraft. This can be everything from changing fasteners to departing aircraft after scheduled maintenance. The maintenance we perform is unique to any other maintenance organisation because of how heavy our checks can be.
There’s a lot that I enjoy about my work. I really enjoy how different and diverse the job can be. One day I could be changing an engine on an A320 and the next, I could be doing routine maintenance on a landing gear of a Boeing 757. The people you work with in aviation and especially at 2EE form a family environment and that makes the job even better. I’m a very motivated individual who is always striving to be better and I hope to move to the next stage in my career in the very near future.
Pete, tell us something about your life outside of work.
I love the gym! I tend to work out 5-6 times a week to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I’ve also featured in a few films in previous years as part of my hobby of acting, so being asked to feature in a company video means a lot. For 2EE to showcase me and my role feels rewarding.
Find out about our current vacancies on our career page: https://www.2excelengineering.com/careers/