Aircraft Armament Technician

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  • Location

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Aircraft Fitter

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  • Salary:

    Up to £20.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Gemma Dunthorne

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Aircraft Armament Technician; will be an experienced and highly skilled technician undertaking a range of detailed maintenance activities, primarily on the Crew Escape System and associated Components as well as having the flexibility to perform maintenance on other Aircraft Armament System Components.

At this level the post holder requires a good understanding of the construct of the approved data set and is competent to work unaided to maintenance instructions and in accordance with the organisation's MOE. They must be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse and diagnose faults to equipment & assemblies, follow diagnostic procedures and work effectively within a team provide the required output in a diverse and dynamic environment.

The candidate will be capable of operating within a team and demonstrate a flexible and proactive attitude to undertaking responsibilities applicable to the role and be able to take direction appropriately. The individual will have a positive attitude with regard to Continuous Improvement (CI) and will be expected to contribute towards capability development and enhancement to grow the workshop and increase work capacity.

The successful applicant will be required to be able to work within a governed and regulated MAOS MRP Pt145 approved organisation.

You will be fully supported in your professional development with the chance for excellent future career progression opportunities.

The successful applicant will have the following:

Essential Skills/Requirements;

- A minimum of 2 years experience employed as a technician in a MRP Part 145 Component Maintenance Organisation (CMO) within the last 5 years - ideally on the Mk16A Ejection Seat.

- Excellent inter-personnel qualities including high quality verbal and written communication skills.

- An attitude which understands the details and challenges conventional thinking.

- Current Security Clearance.

- Functional competence and familiarity with the MS Office suite of programmes and related IT Systems.

- Working knowledge of MRP Part 145 procedures and processes including Part M requirements.

Highly Desirable Skills:

- Current or Previous experience of maintenance procedures for Typhoon CES Components.

- Experienced practitioner in the use of Maintenix - (Maintenance Recording Toolset).

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of an Engineering Apprenticeship (including a City & Guilds 2675 or 2661) in Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance or Military equivalent Qualifications.

- 5 days p/wk (Mon-Fri) around relevant site core hours (7.30am - 4.30pm Mon - Thurs, 7.30am - 12pm Fri).