Aircraft Engineering Fitters: Wildcat

Yeovil | Other




Aircraft Engineering Fitters
RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil BA22 8HT
Competitive salary plus benefits 

Full time/Permanent - 38 or 40 hours per week contracts available, working a day routine 

Are you looking to develop a career in Aviation supporting the Royal Navy?

Do you have hands on Aircraft experience, if so we would love to hear from you.

Serco are proud to support the Fleet Air Arm, including the Commando Helicopter Force based at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, delivering services ranging from the repair and maintenance of military aircraft- to fuel delivery and off aircraft support services. Yeovilton is one of the Royal Navy`s two principal air stations, is one of the busiest military airfields in the UK and home to more than 100 aircraft. 

Serco have some exciting opportunities for Aircraft Engineering Fitters (Wildcat) to be based at our site at RNAS Yeovilton located in Somerset. This role is responsible for the aircraft management and ground support to our Wildcat aircrafts.  
Our Aircraft Engineering Fitters carry out contracted tasks ensuring customer policy and regulations are met to a high standard, whilst ensuring any customer complaints or quality issues and business risks are raised with Team leads. Within this role, our Aircraft Fitters will comply with The Health and Safety at Work (HASAW) Act 1974 and Customer Policy and Regulations. You will be responsible for completing any administration duties required to the role and be willing to attend further training courses to develop your skills and knowledge in the role. 

What you'll need to do the role:


  • Attained formal training in the Wildcat aircraft and associated trade systems.
  • Previous experience and a good working knowledge of the following:
  • Wildcat Aircraft Engineering and Aircraft Systems (by Trade).
  • Wildcat Aircraft Servicing and Support Equipment.
  • An understanding of Lean Operating Procedures.
  • An understanding of Naval Air Publications and Compound - Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (C-IETP).
  • Adhere to Health and Safety, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations, Tool Control and Quality Practices.
  • An understanding of Engineering and Asset Management Systems.
  • Completed a Maintenance Human Factors Course.
  • Understand rotary wing military (aviation) procedures.
  • An understanding of Airworthiness Engineering Safety and Compliance iaw Regulatory and Legislative requirements (MAA).
  • A capability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining operational outputs. 


What we offer:


  • Competitive rates of pay and annual pay reviews. 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 29 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, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme 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.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts 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 Silver 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 01:22:00
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