Avionics Technician

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £150 - £152 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Crook

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months PLUS

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    Summer/Autumn 2018

  • Client:


Avionic Skilled Production Technician (£152 per day rate)

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic marking leading Aerospace and defense manufacturers in Farnborough. 6 month contract initially but likely to be extended.

The project being worked on is for a new high altitude solar powered unmanned air vehicle.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

* Avionic equipment assembly, test, installation, wiring and system integration of UAVs platforms
* Maintain build records
* Self-certification of work completed
* Contribution to Problem Solving and corrective action delivery
* Safe handling and protection of very fragile and flexible components

Skills & Experience
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

* Academic qualifications in an avionic/electronic engineering discipline and /or time served apprenticeship in avionic/electronic manufacture / installation / test desirable (requirement is flexible)
* Hands-on multi-skilled practical avionic/electronic engineering technician
* Conducting and recording of installation and system integration tests
* Demonstrated experience / knowledge / delivery of avionic test phase
* Demonstrated knowledge of production/maintenance processes to high quality standards
* Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and interpret requirements into finished products
* Demonstrated experience pro-actively solving technical problems
* Experience of hands-on production of avionic hardware and wiring installations
* Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
* Quality conscious working method and organised approach to tasks
* Enjoy using own initiative, working unsupervised and taking responsibility for own task package
* Enjoy providing technical input and advice to design teams and peers on manufacturing procedures, issues and ideas for improvement

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact direct to 0161 707 1516/