Aircraft Wheel & Tyre Bay Senior Technician

Carterton | Other

Aircraft Wheel & Tyre Bay Technician Senior

RAF Brize Norton Carterton, Oxfordshire, GB, OX18 3LX

Full Time, 37 Hours, Permanent

Salary Range £33,835.83 GBP  to £35,020.08. dependent on experience



At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, Serco has been providing multi-activity and engineering support since 1997.  Serco proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services. RAF Brize Norton is the largest operating base within the Royal Air Force, providing air transport and air-to-air refuelling to the RAF fleet, you will contribute enormously to the vital work carried out here. You'll also be part of the wider team, with 5,800 service personnel, 1,200 contractors and 300 civil servants on site.


The Serco C-17 Aircraft Wheel & Tyre Bay Senior Technician is responsible for the effective delivery of their C-17 Aircraft Wheel & Tyre Bay maintenance activities.


Working Regime:

Mon-Fri 37 Hour week
08:00 hrs -17:00 Mon -Thu
08:00 hrs- 13:00 Fri Overtime as required.


Main Accountabilities:


  • Completing maintenance, inspections, repair and rectification of RAF Brize Norton C-17 aircraft Wheels & Tyres and associated equipment.
  • Completing the removal inspection and refit of assemblies and components - working in accordance with maintenance schedules, workshop manuals, technical publications and parts catalogues.
  • Ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely fashion and to health and safety, fire, emergency evacuation, quality, risk, and COSHH standards and procedures.
  • Maintaining a clear, safe, tidy, effective and efficient working environment.


Must adhere to:

  • Technical Work Procedures.
  • Health &Safety Instructions.
  • Serco Operating Procedures.


Must ensure that the maintenance and documentation is always complete, correct and "right first time - every time".



What you need to do the job:


Essential skills and experience:



 Desirable skills and experience:


  • NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) Engineering Maintenance.
  • Aviation engineering maintenance experience.



What we offer:


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Thrive App, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.


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 01:16:00
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