Flight Line Techncian (B4T)

  • Location

    Anglesey, Isle of Anglesey

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £19.00 - £21.89 per hour

  • Contact:

    Courtney Allister

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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The client wishes to appoint a Flight Line Supervisor B4T (Mechanical) as part of T2 Flight-line Operations at RAF Valley. The job holder will be responsible in assisting with the production of Hawk TMk2 aircraft to meet the daily flying task. Employees may be asked to work over-time to ensure there are sufficient aircraft to meet the task. The Hawk contract requires employees to support planned detachments and down-bird recovery activities as and when requested.

Also carry out as directed trade tasks pertinent to the maintenance, rectification and preparation of Aircraft to meet the allocated daily task. Tasks are to be supervised and carried out in a safe and efficient manner to ensure task progression meets the allocated flying programme without compromising flight safety or the airworthiness of the aircraft. Any problems or foreseen delays are to be passed directly to the Flight-line Controller.
Reporting to the appropriate senior supervisor and Flight-line Manager the successful applicant is expected to promote good practices in quality and safety management in an aviation environment.

Main Tasks
Flight-line Supervisors will oversee all authorised tasks providing oversight and assurance of the quality of the service provided. They will be technically trained in one of the 3 trades and, will be able to support the rectification task during light flying periods and assist aircrew with crew-in snags. The actions and decisions taken shall be limited to those actions authorised as governed by trade, experience and competence.
The main tasks could include but not limited to
 Maintain compliance with BAES MOE/AMCs at all times.
 Monitoring attendance, bringing persistent offenders to the attention of the senior controller.
 Managing On the Job training, including the correct raising of paperwork, and manage personnel SQEP criteria.
 Manage a Continuous Improvement Programme with line management.
 Ensure failures and incidents are correctly reported, investigated and appropriate action taken
 Further support the Hawk Security Standing Orders, Management, Safety & Security Tours, Facilities Oversight Checks and a culture of Safety.
 Behave in line with the Being the client set of principles.
 Expected to deputise for Flight-line/Docs Controller
 Ensuring that the task is completed in a safe and efficient manner, on time and to the highest standard.
 Maintaining a PEVL to establish continuity of experience.
 Monitoring the work carried out by employees under his/her control to ensure that they conform to current regulations and that documentation is promptly and accurately completed.
 Carrying out additional duties as may be required by the Flight-line Manager or Deputy Flight-line Manager.
 Ensure Company health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times.
* Sign 1st signature for tasked work within trade boundary
* Sign 2nd signature for supervision of work within trade boundary, regardless of 1st signatorys rank
* Ensure that the work areas are kept clean and FOD free..
* Champion a culture of Near Miss and Error Reporting and take the lead for subsequent investigations.
* All staff are responsible for ensuring that all Information Technology and Information Management processes, policies, procedures and controls are adhered to for all IT systems within their use.