Avionics/Electrical Aircraft Engineer

South East England
16 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Aircraft Engineer (preferably C130) who will be responsible for the rectification and repair of the Hercules C130J aircraft avionics and electrical systems (and when required Role Equipment), including functional testing, fault finding, embodiment of modifications, technical instructions and scheduled maintenance iaw relevant Air Publications and Job Guides. They will comply with procedures and practices laid down in local regulations and company business management system procedures (BMS), or as directed by the relevant Team Leader. Tasks also include the compilation and co-ordination of Maintenance Work Orders, both manually and using the computerised RAF Logistics Information Technology System (LITS) IT system.


This position will require work predominantly on shift (week days only), or days as directed in support of customer requirements.


* Have an Aeronautical apprenticeship and/or military equivalent in avionics and/or electrical systems.

* Have relevant recent experience of aircraft avionics and/or electrical systems.

* Have a proven track record in the Aerospace industry and evidence to support this (preferably evidence of certification / approval / authorisations).

* Possess a sound knowledge of Health & Safety procedures.

* Have previous supervisory experience to supervise Aircraft Engineers carrying out their normal working activities.

* Hold a current UK Driving Licence.


* Previously held a C130J qualification (Models C to H would be acceptable).

* Previous experience of certifying work carried out by the production operatives within the scope of individuals' approvals.

* Experience of managing internal and external relationships with customers, aircraft tradesmen, other departments and taking an active role to mentor staff.

* Actively support, promote and contribute to continuous improvement ideas and activity to ensure that progressive gains in efficiency are maintained.

* Have previous experience of the RAF LITS IT system

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