Paint Prepper

Hook | Other

Paint Prepper

(Surface Finish Technician 3)

RAF Odiham, Hook, RG29 1QT

Full Time, 39 Hours, Permanent

£20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits



Serco are currently recruiting for a Surface Finish Technician to join our team at RAF Odiham. The purpose of the role is to support the Tech 2 technician in the delivery of Surface Finish in a wide range of supporting tasks, which include surface preparation (abrading, paint stripping, DMS, masking, cleaning and pre-treatment).



Responsibilities of the role


  • Processing work according to schedule set by Line management
  •  Carrying out a range of basic SF support activities to include abrading, paint stripping, DMS abrasive blasting, masking, cleaning and pre-treatment of substrates requiring paint finishes on MoD assets.
  •  Comply with all Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Aviation safety requirements, including COSHH and Risk Assessments.
  • Ensuring that all work undertaken is authorised and documented
  • Adhere to all correct trade practices and maintain high standards of workmanship.



What I need to do the role?



  • No specialist skills required, but knowledge or previous experience of working in an engineering environment would be beneficial.
  • A full driving licence would be beneficial.

Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK's Armed Forces. Whether you're joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you'll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.

A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that's in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations.

Great People - Within Serco you'll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Are you interested in finding out more about a career in defence with Serco?


To discover more about the amazing careers at Serco, meet our team, what we offer and women in defence 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. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers 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. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.







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