Trainee Escape Systems Technician

Location : Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : LT69
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Aerospace
Salary : £18k - 22k per year


LT69: Trainee Escape Systems Technician

Location: Tetbury

Salary: £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on age and experience


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Trainee Escape Systems Technician on behalf of one of our clients.

A specialist hands-on role, the trainee will have the opportunity to work with all aspects of the business servicing & maintaining ejection seats, for both the military and civilian sectors. This will take place at scheduled intervals to approved requirements and industry standards.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Servicing & maintaining survival equipment to company/OEM manuals & guidelines.
  • Performing scheduled maintenance and safety policies on all aspects of the escape system.
  • Disassembly, testing & fault finding of survival equipment/escape systems.
  • Repair & replace of components.
  • Performing operational and functional tests of equipment.
  • Repair & replace of components.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • As a trainee, comprehensive training and the opportunity to study will be offered.
  • The role would suit someone with a practical mind and the willingness to join in.
  • If you like fixing problems and are passionate about customer service and working to tight deadlines, then this is a great opportunity to develop a new range of skills in mechanical and electrical principles and a great career ahead.
  • No previous experience is necessary in escape systems, however a willingness and interest in practical applications and aviation would be advantageous.
  • Must have a background from within engineering with minimum of 2-3 years’ work experience.
  • GCSE standard of education.
  • Responsible team player; able to work and interact within the team and independently.
  • Highly organised with a methodical approach to your work.
  • Adaptable and acceptance of change.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Strong & committed work ethic.
  • Service orientated & safety minded approach.
  • From time to time, you may be required to work from alternative sites in the UK and overseas.

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