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Aircraft Technical Instructor (Avionics)

  • Location: Yeovil
  • Salary: Salary on Application per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Morson Technical Services are currently looking to recruit an Avionic Technical Instructor to work at RNAS Yeovilton. This is a permanent position.


To provide instruction to students on Wildcat Aircraft Technical and Groundcrew courses and learning Content Management System (LCMS), making use of all other AW training equipment to deliver or enhance instruction as appropriate.


Instructional Duties:

  • To fully assist the Lead Groundschool Instructor (LGI) with the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • To achieve and maintain an up to date competence on the Technical Subjects of the Wildcat helicopter.
  • To conduct instructional tasks at any time within the contract training delivery period and rostered shift pattern.
  • To fully utilise all Training Capital Equipment (TCE) to deliver and debrief training sessions.
  • To perform the duties of a Maintenance Training Equipment (MTE) Instructor Operator Station (IOS) Operator including the development & programming of MTE scenarios and Training Initial Conditions (TICs) using all functionality found at the IOS.
  • To liaise with the LGI and/or Chief Instructor (CI) for student assessment schedules.
  • To receive training, conduct Staff Continuation Training (SCT) and Continued Personal Development (CPD) as required by Line Management.
  • To deliver presentations on Wildcat related subjects, when tasked.
  • To submit to annual re-certification checks for Competence to Instruct (CtoI) and other qualifications required to fulfil the role of an Aircraft Technical Instructor.


  • To ensure pre and post course documentation and reports are completed within defined timescales.  Additionally, to produce periodic reports for the students when tasked.
  • To be a TMIS operator, recording training events, initiating and recording faults and provide assistance to Engineering in fault diagnosis as required.
  • Note deficiencies and errors in courseware and to record and report such departures in the approved format for corrective action to be taken; including the review of courseware for acceptance when required.

Training Service:

  • To deputise for the LGI, during absentia, when tasked.
  • To participate in the training of new instructors, at the direction of the CI/LGI.
  • To undertake secondary duties as required by line management, including, but not limited to, visits.  Such duties will be related to or will enhance the Wildcat Training Service provided to the Authority.
  • Fully contribute to the Training Service reporting and support requirements.
  • To support the invigilation of formative & summative exams, normally outside of the particular role for which recruited.
  • To act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) at meetings and to participate in testing when required in support of equipment enhancements, either in the UK or overseas.
  • To act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) during the courseware development process, providing technical input to the courseware developers and also conducting quality assurance checks on delivered courseware.


  • A former military technical instructor with a sound understanding of customer training requirements, processes and procedures.
  • DIT Qualified.
  • Driving License and capability to attain Airfield Driving permit (FMT 600A)
  • Experience of working within a Military Rotary Wing training service and knowledge of the internal and external processes and procedures required to enable such a service.
  • An understanding of the complexities of delivering a Training Service against course training plans and of the management of multiple synthetic training devices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, to demanding deadlines.
  • Determination to develop a groundbreaking Training Service of the highest quality and standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with experience of dealing with a range of customers, inc Front Line Comd representatives.