Our client is currently recruiting for specialist aircrew to fulfil Electronic Warfare Operator (EWO) responsibilities to be based in County Durham. Following dedicated training, you will be responsible for managing missions and understanding all role equipment, techniques and mission profiles to ensure delivery of tactical excellence as part of an operating crew.
Key Role Responsibilities:
•Assisting the Senior Base EWO in safely achieving the daily flying programme by planning, briefing, operating and debriefing each mission flown directly with the customer communities, and ensure that learning points are identified
•Covering weekly and daily mission planning duties as directed by the respective Senior Base EWO
•Assisting the Senior Base EWO in customer liaison between RN/RAF/Army users by providing specialist advice on Electronic Warfare and, when qualified, Target Towing (TT) and Full Motion Video (FMV)
•Assisting the Senior Base EWO in mutually agreed specialist tasks such as internal training provision, management of specialist ground equipment, sortie planning assets or security custodian
•Supporting the Senior Base EWO in ensuring that company and national safety and security procedures are followed at all times
•Utilising Company procedures to report non-compliance, safety and security matters in a timely fashion.
•Recent experience as UK military front line aircrew, preferably from GR4 Tornados or as an Airborne Early Warning/Airborne Warning and Control System Mission Commander or Fighter Weapons Controller, with demonstrable experience of leading complex missions and/or composite air operations
•Sound knowledge of the principles and practical experience of EW
•A reasonable understanding of Air Defence systems, ship, aircraft and ground radars, their modes of operation, tactics and Electronic Defence features
•A working understanding of current EW techniques and equipment
•Techniques and tactics for creating a representative Electronic Attack environment.
•Other military aircrew experience will be considered, especially if this includes recent experience in either the tactical employment of Electronic Warfare, or specialist EW duties in support of the RAF or RN.