Aircraft Maintenance Technician 3 RAF Northolt

29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, home affairs, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

Serco currently has vacancies for both Aircraft Mechanical and Avionic Technicians to work within the Aircraft Maintenance Section at RAF Northolt. The role involves undertaking both Depth (Base) and Forward (Line) maintenance tasks on BAe146 working on a 4 on 4 off shift basis.

Duties will include flight Servicing and maintenance/repair tasks on Aircraft Systems and will require working within competencies of the company authorisations as agreed with engineering management. All activities are in accordance with RAF aviation engineering procedures and within with the Military Aviation Authority’s MRP145 Regulations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Recognised level of Aeronautical/Mechanical/Avionic engineering training (Essential).

Demonstrable practical experience in the maintenance of aircraft (Essential).
Previous experience of working within the MRP145 or Military environment (Desirable).
Type qualification/experience BAe146 aircraft (Desirable).
The ability to hold/pass UK SC level security vetting (Essential).
Full UK driving Licence (Desirable).
Flexible/adaptable work ethos working 4 on/4 off shift pattern (Essential).

The majority of positions available are linked to RAF Sponsored Reserve service where, in addition to engineering duties; personnel will have the opportunity to support RAF BAe146 aircraft deployed worldwide and be expected to discharge the duties of a RAF serviceman/woman during those deployments. If selected and qualified the SR positions attract an additional Tax free reserve bounty which is paid monthly plus additional allowances when deployed.

Royal Air Force Northolt (HA4 6NG) is located 15 miles west of the city of London, in the Borough of Hillingdon next to the A40.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

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