British Airways Aircraft Mechanic Interview Questions

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Give an example of a time that your attention to detail helped to avoid a potential mistake on the job.

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    Give an example of a time that your attention to detail helped to avoid a potential mistake on the job.

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    What are some of the key safety precautions you would take if you were tasked to change a wheel on an airplane?

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    Compared to your peers, which facet of the work of an Aircraft Mechanic do you excel at that you could bring to the British Airways Engineering team?

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    If I were to talk to your previous supervisors and colleagues, how would they describe your work ethic?

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    What drew you to a career in aircraft mechanics?

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    In this role as an Aircraft Mechanic, the prompt update of maintenance and repair logs is vital. When have you had to make sure your work was accurately documented in the past?

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    The work on our engineering team has some physically demanding requirements. Are you able to handle the physical requirements of this job?

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    What does safety mean to you in your work as an Aircraft Mechanic?

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    Our engineering team at British Airways needs to be relied upon to show up to work every day they are scheduled. Tell me about your attendance record in your current job over the past year.

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    How do you work effectively under stressful, pressure-packed situations on the job?

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    How do you work with others who are from different cultural backgrounds than you? How do you seek to understand their perspective?

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    What personal protective equipment are you used to utilizing in your work, and do you have any issues with standard PPE in this line of work?

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    What would you say you enjoy the most about being an Aircraft Mechanic?

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    Have you ever performed maintenance on an integrated drive generator system on an aircraft?

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    Talk about a time that you had to solve a problem quickly on the job. What steps did you take to ensure a great result?

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    This job as an Aircraft Mechanic will involve some travel. Are you able to travel when required for the job?

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    What is the highest level of mathematics that you have completed, and how does that apply to your work as an Aircraft Mechanic?

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    Have you used x-ray or ultrasonic inspection equipment at any point during your career?

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    How experienced are you in reading technical plans and blueprints?

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    As an Aircraft Mechanic, what do you consider to be the most important tool in your bag, on a daily basis?

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    Talk about your educational background and how that has prepared you for success on the British Airways engineering team.