Aircraft Technician - Mechanical X 2

03 Oct 2017
02 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, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

Aircraft Technician – Mechanical

There are currently multiple opportunities, at varying levels within a growing, dynamic organisation based in Nottinghamshire. Serco is contracted as the Glider Maintenance provider, to deliver available Gliders to meet Number 2 Flying Training School’s flying requirement at RAF Syerston and other locations around the United Kingdom, necessitating working away from Syerston.

This is an exciting role for an Aircraft Technician with experience in with a aircraft mechanical systems.

The main duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Scheduled and corrective maintenance on Viking and Vigilant aircraft located at RAF Syerston airfield and at Volunteer Gliding Squadrons throughout the UK.

Fault finding, problem solving and repair of Engine and Airframe systems in line with quality procedures.
Carrying out Flight Line Maintenance.
Ground movement of aircraft.
The preparation of aircraft for road or air transportation.
Certification of maintenance within the scope of authorisation approvals held.
The quality control of aircraft maintenance and associated components, ground equipment, service equipment and documentation relating to the completion of maintenance tasks performed.
Taking responsibility for the completion of required maintenance tasks in the normal course of your shift duties including the satisfactory, efficient and timely completion of tasks as and when required by the Engineering Supervisor.
Remaining current with all amendments to the company procedures/manuals and all other relevant technical data provided.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Qualified Aircraft Airframe and/or Propulsion Mechanic/Technician – (City and Guilds Aeronautical Engineering Parts 1 and 2 or NVQ equivalent, or equivalent qualification or a British Glider Association Inspector).

Demonstrate experience in either a Civil Aviation or Military aviation environment, in a relevant trade group.
Possess good fault diagnosis skills, demonstrating a thorough understanding of aircraft systems.
Technically competent.
Hold full driving licence (Class B -maximum of 6 points).
Possess good communication skills both written and verbal.
Have been previously employed within a Continuous Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) – desirable.
Has working knowledge of military or civilian aircraft maintenance documentation and publications.

All Serco employees must ensure that their current line manager is aware of their application. For confidential enquiries please contact MyHR on 0345 010 4000.
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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