Tech 1 Producer-SF Falklands

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Surface Finish Tech 1 (Producer)

Mount Pleasant Complex, Falkland Isles

Full time, 39 hours per week.



Serco have a new vacancy for a Tech 1 (Producer) to join the team working at Mount Pleasant Complex (Falkland Islands) on a permanent, full-time basis.



Key Purpose


The Tech 1 Producer is responsible for the delivery of Surface Finish in a wide range of tasks, which include surface preparation (abrading, paint stripping, DMS/PMS abrasive blasting masking, cleaning and pre-treatment), and the application of associated finishes on all MoD assets.  You may be required to manage a small team and provide Quality Assurance checks.


Main duties & responsibilities:



  • Processing work according to the schedule set by the supervising manager
  • Performing surface finish tasks in accordance with the quality policy, procedures and standards required.
  • Undertake a range of technical work, towards aircraft SF maintenance to include manual (Abrading), chemical paint removal and Media paint removal methods on Aircraft and Aircraft components.  Applying a high standard of paint finish to an Aircraft/Aircraft component using various paint schemes utilising modern Spray Paint Application Equipment.
  • Undertake a range of technical work including surface preparation and refurbishment of military vehicles and plant equipment, assemblies, sub-assemblies, and components.
  • Production of sign and graphics work.
  • The completion of Work Order documentation and associated documents where authorized.
  • When detailed, the supervision of personnel employed within the Surface Finish Facility, including the QA checks and stage checks for all production tasks undertaken. Supervisory responsibilities are limited to specific tasks as instructed by the Site Manager or Deputy.
  • That correct trade practices are employed and high standards of workmanship are maintained.
  • Comply with all Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Aviation safety requirements.




What I need to do the job?


  • Appropriate experience as a RAF Painter and Finisher tradesman or time served civilian equivalent in the trade of Aircraft/Automotive Body shop Painter.
  • NVQ 3 in Aeronautical Engineering (Surface Finish pathway) or equivalent qualification is desirable.
  • Ensuring that all mandatory training is kept up to date, this includes Serco Essentials CBT training.
  • Must have and maintain a standard of Medical Fitness as decreed by the MoD to operate at this remote location to qualify for a local Work Permit.
  • Full driving licence is essential.



What we offer 

  • Free food and accommodation whilst on site
  • Free biannual flights back to the UK
  • UK Tax Free status (minimum qualification period
  • Free access to all on site amenities including gymnasium and sporting facilities
  • Pension - 6% 
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Bike4Work scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion 
  • Serco Benefits package 



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, from apprenticeships to chartered statuses.

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.

We're also a signatory of the UK Government's Women in Defence Charter


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

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. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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