Casual Avionics Fitter
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company that improves the quality and efficiency of essential services that matter to millions of people around the world. The work we do for national and local governments involves us in the most important areas of public service, including health, education, transport, science and defence.Serco are currently recruiting for a Casual Avionics Fitter to work at the Royal Navy Air Service (RNAS) in Yeovilton. The role is a zero hour contract however it is anticipated that initially the role could be up to 38 hours per week. The role of the Avionics Fitter is to undertake maintenance and fitting work on RNAS air vehicles with the role being based predominantly within the Workshop / Bays across the base.RNAS Yeovilton is one of the Navy`s two principal air bases, and one of the busiest military airfields in the UK. It is home to more than 100 aircraft operated both front-line squadrons and training units including all Fleet Air Arm Lynx and Commando Helicopter Force, plus vintage aircraft of the RN Historic Flight. The base is located near Yeovil in Somerset and covers around 1,400 acres with the main airfield in Yeovilton itself and the satellite at Ilton (Merryfield). Duties and responsibilities- Maintenance and fitting on Sea King air vehicles with occasional work on Mk3/3a air vehicles.- Performing tasks in accordance with Supervisors instructions and the correct trade standards and practices and relevant regulations.- Reporting to nominated Supervisor any delays to the Section task, which are beyond their control.- Wear protective clothing and observing COSHH regulations at all times.- Ensuring that standards of workmanship are maintained.- Correct control and handling of materials.- Strictly controlling hazardous waste.- Undertake the responsibility for unlocking and locking the AV Workshops at the start and finish of the working day, as directed.- Carry out fault diagnosis and examination using precision instruments and test equipment as required.
Essential Skills/Experience- Experience in a similar role with the ability to manage own caseload- Experience working on Sea King air vehicles would be beneficial - Positive attitude, able to work as part of a team and individually- Professional and mature attitude - Flexible approach and punctual- Good organisational skills, ability to make sound judgements- Good problem solving skills