Ground Crew

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

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    Aircraft Fitter

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  • Contact:

    Sue Orr

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Morson has an exciting Permanent requirement for a Ground Handler to work shifts on the Wildcat Helicopter at RNAS Yeovilton near Yeovil, Somerset.

Candidates must have recent experience of working as a Ground Handler on Helicopters.

Job Role:
Aircraft Handling, Refuelling / De-fuelling and Marshalling.

To hold authorisations to the minimum level required by WMS, this is to include all aspects of aircraft movement and as detailed in OP 1103, IAW individual Record of Engineering Authorisations (REA).

Maintain technical currency and authorisation through the training program and reading disseminated information.

Carry out Aircraft Handling including the Operation of Aircraft Movement Vehicles as tasked by the Aircraft / Engineering Controller and / or Ground Crew Supervisor in accordance with published Procedures and Instructions.

Aircraft Refuelling and De-Fuelling including Rotors Running Refuels.

Aircraft marshalling activities.
Preparation of Aircraft for Flight and security of Aircraft after Flight, including checks for correct installation and correct orientation of Armament Pins, Gags and Switches.
Assistance with Aircraft Role Changes if required.
Fitting Aircraft Blanks, Covers and tying down the Aircraft as applicable.
Assistance with Aircraft Cleaning and Washing activities.
Participate in exercise detachments and Aircraft recovery operations as required.
Operation of and before use inspection of AGE and Hangar facilities as directed.
Assist with administration and cleanliness of the Line Office.
To drive, maintain (DI and Minor Rectification) and clean Client and MOD-issued vehicles including the MOD Aircraft Tractor / Tug unit and Aircraft MHE as required.

FOD clearance and checking the security of the dispersal area.

Carry out Hangar security duties at the beginning and the end of the working day if required as directed by the Controllers.

Any other tasks as directed by the Aircraft / Engineering Controller and / or Ground Crew Supervisor.

Should ideally have a minimum of three years Military Aircraft Handling, Refuelling and Marshalling experience.
Must hold a current full UK Driving Licence and be capable of qualifying to operate a tractor / tug and MHE as required.

Must be versatile and flexible with respect to the range of tasks that may be required and have a technical aptitude.

Please send cv or ring Sue Orr on 01935 403205 for more details