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Typhoon Avionics Technician Supervisor - REF No. HQ5327

Industry Sector: Engineering - Aircraft
Location: at Ta'if, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

Salary: circa £41466.38 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son

Job Summary

BAE Systems, the provider of some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions is seeking an individual to train and mentor the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) based in Taif. BAE Systems continues to be at the forefront of delivering products and systems to aid in the security of critical information, infrastructure, and national security. Not only this they are a provider of highly skilled individuals and thus are ideally looking for an experienced Avionics Technician to join their company. As an Avionics Technician Supervisor, you will be carrying out maintenance activities and supervise the consolidation training of assigned RSAF technicians in support of the RSAF Typhoon Flying programme, and generate aircraft to achieve the contracted Operational Ready Rates in accordance with best industry practice, company's own procedures, the Maintenance Organisation Exposition and the RSAF Regulatory Framework. Applications from ex-military personnel with a background in Avionics are strongly encouraged to apply.

Detailed Job Description

BAE Systems, the provider of some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions is seeking an individual to train and mentor the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) based in Taif. BAE Systems continues to be at the forefront of delivering products and systems to aid in the security of critical information, infrastructure, and national security. Not only this they are a provider of highly skilled individuals and thus are ideally looking for an experienced Avionics Technician to join their company.

As an Avionics Technician Supervisor, you will be carrying out maintenance activities and supervise the consolidation training of assigned RSAF technicians in support of the RSAF Typhoon Flying programme, and generate aircraft to achieve the contracted Operational Ready Rates in accordance with best industry practice, company's own procedures, the Maintenance Organisation Exposition and the RSAF Regulatory Framework.

Applications from ex-military personnel with a background in Avionics are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

* Carrying out Avionic maintenance activities including detailed troubleshooting and rectification
* Carrying out flight line duties as directed
* Raising TPRFs against approved data
* Assist with raising TQs for any aircraft related anomalies
* Support the work centre Supervisor in ensuring shift handovers are accurate
* Adhering to tool control procedures
* Adhering to the use of only approved data
* Carrying out good husbandry practices
* Provide 100% supervision to assigned RSAF Trainee Technicians at level 'A'
* Provide and Supervise consolidation training and mentoring to assigned RSAF personnel leading to the award of 1st signature (Technician)
* Provide Training Guidance and mentoring of nominated RSAF personnel leading to the award of 2nd (Supervisor) signature
* Providing Supervisory 2nd Signature (over sign) for engineering and maintenance tasks carried out by the RSAF in support of consolidation training on operational aircraft
* Maintain accurate log books for the assigned RSAF technician
* Liaise with RSAF and PC management in order to identify any training opportunities or to highlight any potential training shortfalls
* Support the production of monthly progress reports to identify training progression
* Assist the training cell by providing additional training and supervision to RSAF and PC personnel (to include but not limited to) Flight Line servicing, aircraft tow duties etc.
* Providing trade cover for the flight line hit team troubleshooting and fixing crew in faults.
* Depending on experience, the post holder may be required to be authorised to undertake independent inspections of Safety Critical Systems (3rd Signature responsibility)
* Deputise for the work centre trade supervisor during periods of leave or absence
* Support Aircrew post Flight De-briefs as required
* Train RSAF personnel in the role of Supervisor

Person Specification:

Essential:

* Educated to ONC/HNC level or recognised equivalent or have relevant experience supported by formal, recorded workplace applied related training
* Completed a recognised aircraft engineering apprenticeship in industry/military or similar qualification in aircraft systems
* Have previous Typhoon avionic systems experience + formal 'Q' annotation
* Have comprehensive post qualification experience of military fast jet maintenance support, within an operational military flying environment
* Good level of interpersonal skill and the ability to communicate, influence, deliver and supervise consolidation training to assigned RSAF personnel
* Previous Supervisory experience gained in a Military environment

Desirable:

* An understanding of engineering operating procedures
* Experience of working in the aviation industry in a Gulf Coast Country preferred
* The ability to act upon his own initiative within the scope of his job
* A conscientious approach to work and meticulous attention to detail
* A track record of meeting strict deadlines without compromising standards and quality
* Previous experience of delivering work place training would be advantageous
* An understanding of ESS or similar electronic based reporting system

Salary: £41,466.38

Expatriate Employee Benefits:

* Rent free accommodation with access to free recreation facilities
* Leave and travel allowance
* Full healthcare scheme provided within Saudi Arabia

On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future.

Saudi National Employee Benefits:

* Leave and travel allowance
* Full healthcare scheme
* Access to subsidised recreational facilities

To apply for this fantastic opportunity and to work for one of the world's largest multi-national companies, please click on the link below:

http://baesystems.taleo.net/careersection/baes_sa_uk/jobdetail.ftl?job=00052965&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00


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