Aircraft Maintenance Avionics Technician - RAF Northolt

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Air Force (RAF) Station Northolt is located 15 miles west of the city of London, in the Borough of Hillingdon. RAF Northolt is London`s military airfield and provides transiting facilities for a wide range of passengers. RAF Northolt is also a well-established centre for business aviation; handling over 7000 movements per year from a wide variety of commercial aviation providers.

Serco currently has a vacancy for an Aircraft Avionic Technician 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.

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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