Aircraft Supervisor Avionics
RAF Syerston, Newark on Trent, NG23 5NN
Full time, 39 hours
£31,252.16 per annuminclusive of benefits following probation and competency assessment
Here at Serco we support the development of the RAF’s next generation of aircrew, engineers and air traffic controllers through our unique contract with the Air Cadet organisation. We maintain and manage their fleet of gliders, and as our Aircraft Supervisor Avionics, you’ll play a key role in keeping these aircraft operational and in the air.
You will carry out the responsibilities and duties of Support Staff with Supervisory Responsibilities in accordance with Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publication Regulatory Article 4801 and Part 145. You will carry out associated roles and duties as directed by the business needs. The role will be based at RAF Syerston and will also be required to satisfy the regular UK-wide mobile requirements of the role.
You’ll be a key member of our dedicated aviation team. We’re a close-knit team of professionals who actively support each other – and as well as ongoing career progression and development we can offer flexible working arrangements and an early finish on a Friday.
What you need to do the role
The members of our team come from both a military and civilian background. To meet the qualification and experience requirements of the role, we require our Supervisors to meet one of the following; Be appropriately experienced and have completed, as a minimum, MOD Phase 2 technical training, or be appropriately experienced and have completed suitable equivalent civilian training.
The successful post holder must demonstrate having experience to hold Support Staff with Supervisory Responsibilities or civilian equivalent. You should have a minimum of 5-years’ experience in the Armed Forces in a relevant trade group or equivalent civilian industry. Other important attributes we are looking for include; good fault diagnosis skills, be technically competent and possess good communication skills both written and verbal.
Because the aircraft are stationed around the UK you’ll not only need to travel away, which may involve several overnight stays, but you must also hold a full driving licence. You’ll also need to be medically fit to work in an aircraft engineering environment, with manual handling and aircraft rigging and de-rigging (physically demanding) as part of the job.
What we offer
⦁ A flexible working allowance of 8% may be provided, subject to role requirements and successful completion of probation period
⦁ A further 2.5% Trade Allowance may be provided subject to role requirements and successful completion of training and authorisations granted.
⦁ Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
⦁ An early finish on a Friday
⦁ Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
⦁ A safe and supportive culture
⦁ Interesting and enjoyable work
⦁ A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
⦁ Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
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This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office, and satisfactory employment references.
We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345*********. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
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