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Aircraft Painter & Finisher | Surface Finish Technician 2


Serco UK Recruitment
Salary band: £20k - £25k
Location: Hook
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Human Resource
Job Role: Painter & Paintsprayers Jobs
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DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.  We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public.  Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

RAF Odiham in Hampshire is a front line support helicopter base working within the Joint Helicopter Command and home of the Royal Air Force's heavy lift helicopters: the Chinoook HC2, HC2A and HC3.

Serco are currently recruiting a full time permanent Surface Finish Technician 2 (Aircraft Painter and Sprayer) to be based a RAF Odiham. You will report to the Surface Finish Site Manager and will be responsible for undertaking of painting and finishing tasks as directed by the shift supervisor.

 Your duties will also include:
* Undertake a range of technical work, working under close supervision including strip down, repair and refurbishment, routine, planned and spray rectification and sign work for military plant and equipment, assemblies, sub-assemblies and components
* Processing work according to schedule set by Senior SF Technician or SF Technician 1.
* Performing surface finish tasks in accordance with the quality policy, procedures and standards required
* Manual (Abrading), Chemical and Media paint removal methods on Aircraft and Aircraft components prior to repainting. Applying a high standard of paint finish to an Aircraft using various paint schemes utilising modern Paint Application Equipment
* Comply with all Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Aviation safety requirements.
* Notify section leaders of any anomalies, failures, defects, corrosion etc which may give rise to a poor quality product and/or endanger Aviation Safety

Essential skills / qualifications / experience for the role:
* Appropriate experience as a tradesman RAF or civilian equivalent in the trade of Aircraft Painter and Finisher.
* NVQ 3 in Engineering Production Finishing or equivalent qualification.
* Qualified in Plastic Media and Dry Media Stripping and working at Height trained.
* Full driving licence
 
 Competencies:
* Attention to detail and an eye for quality
* Works well as part of a team

This job is offered subject to successfully obtaining SC Clearance. You must hold a British Passport or be eligible to hold one and have resided in the UK continuously for the last 5 years

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team onas soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.  We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public.  Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

RAF Odiham in Hampshire is a front line support helicopter base working within the Joint Helicopter Command and home of the Royal Air Force's heavy lift helicopters: the Chinoook HC2, HC2A and HC3.

Serco are currently recruiting a full time permanent Surface Finish Technician 2 (Aircraft Painter and Sprayer) to be based a RAF Odiham. You will report to the Surface Finish Site Manager and will be responsible for undertaking of painting and finishing tasks as directed by the shift supervisor.

 Your duties will also include:
* Undertake a range of technical work, working under close supervision including strip down, repair and refurbishment, routine, planned and spray rectification and sign work for military plant and equipment, assemblies, sub-assemblies and components
* Processing work according to schedule set by Senior SF Technician or SF Technician 1.
* Performing surface finish tasks in accordance with the quality policy, procedures and standards required
* Manual (Abrading), Chemical and Media paint removal methods on Aircraft and Aircraft components prior to repainting. Applying a high standard of paint finish to an Aircraft using various paint schemes utilising modern Paint Application Equipment
* Comply with all Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Aviation safety requirements.
* Notify section leaders of any anomalies, failures, defects, corrosion etc which may give rise to a poor quality product and/or endanger Aviation Safety

Essential skills / qualifications / experience for the role:
* Appropriate experience as a tradesman RAF or civilian equivalent in the trade of Aircraft Painter and Finisher.
* NVQ 3 in Engineering Production Finishing or equivalent qualification.
* Qualified in Plastic Media and Dry Media Stripping and working at Height trained.
* Full driving licence
 
 Competencies:
* Attention to detail and an eye for quality
* Works well as part of a team

This job is offered subject to successfully obtaining SC Clearance. You must hold a British Passport or be eligible to hold one and have resided in the UK continuously for the last 5 years

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team onas soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.


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