Aircraft Propulsion Apprentice

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Aircraft Propulsion Apprentice


Location: RAF Odiham

Working Week: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: £18,299.00

Apprenticeship Qualification: L3 Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Expected Apprenticeship Duration: 42 months, 3 years at college and end point assessment.



Serco have a new apprentice role working in support of the Chinook Engine repair Facility (ERF) at RAF Odiham, Hook RG29 1QT. The apprentice will be a member of a team of 9 engineers working in the Engine Repair Facility (ERF) within the RAF Odiham station estate.


The successful candidate will be expected to normally work within a day shift system of 37.5 hours/week plus overtime as and when required.  Normal working hours - 0800 till 1630 daily.  You will gain the skills and requires a completely flexible approach to the ERF engineering tasks undertaken with a full understanding of the Company's exacting quality requirements.




Main Accountabilities:


  • Will be working on the following aero engines - servicing, repairing and testing:
  • T55 engines as fitted to the RAF Chinook Helicopters
  • Titan Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) fitted to the Chinook.
  • Will work under Mil Pt 145 Regulations for the maintenance and airworthiness documents for all engine and APU work tasks.
  • Will gain an understanding of Lean and Continuous Improvement procedures.
  • Will gain an understanding of Health & Safety, COSHH and Quality Practices





What you'll need to do the role:

  • It is essential the ideal candidate will have prior learning in an engineering or science-based qualification grade 4 and above.
  • GCSE or equivalent English C or above and Maths Grade B or above


What we offer:


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the chance to purchase additional days.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, entertainment and online shopping discounts, discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • We are constantly challenging ourselves and each other to deliver brilliantly, and you will too, working in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion. 
  • A wealth of career development training to suit your future aspirations. These range from role specific training, leadership coaching, formal study and much more to support you to build your career with Serco.

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, 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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31/07/2024 01:14:00
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