Job Description

The post holder will be an experienced and skilled mechanical technician and supervisor undertaking a range of detailed maintenance activities on the Typhoon aircraft or aircraft components.The post holder requires an excellent understanding of the approved technical data set and is competent to supervise personnel carrying out maintenance instructions in accordance with the organisation’s regulatory framework.Demonstrates a distinct ability to analyze and diagnose faults to aircraft systems, equipment and assemblies, follow diagnostic procedures and work effectively within a team. Provide guidance to less experienced team members in a diverse and dynamic operational environmentUndertaking detailed maintenance, inspection and supervision activities on the Typhoon and its components. Assuring work carried out has been completed in accordance with the work package using the relevant approved technical information. Resolving faults and maintenance issues, including configuration managementUndertaking and complete tasked maintenance & diagnostic activities on the Typhoon aircraft or components which may include, as appropriate, aircraft ground handling, flight servicing, aircraft role changes, component removals, inspections, repairs, modifications, fault rectifications, replacements and/or functional/system testDemonstrate a flexible and proactive attitude to carrying out responsibilities appropriate to the role and takes direction appropriatelyMaintain personal task authorizations for working on aircraft or componentsEnsuring that maintenance is undertaken to schedule and resolve any issues, escalate as requiredUndertaking fault evaluation and raise ad hoc work cards for ‘found faults’ during maintenanceSupervising the team to ensure that maintenance is undertaken to schedule and highlight any issues, escalate as required. Report on any impact to the wider programEnsuring that staff are sufficiently competent and approved for the maintenance tasks allocated to themUndertaking support tasks within the Aircraft or component maintenance facility which are required to maintain compliance with the MOE and Functionally Mandated Procedures (FMP’s) (e.g. oversight checks, control of tooling / test equipment etc.)”Provide guidance and leadership to the team. Develops team members using formal assessment processes, e.g. PDR’s, supports and sponsors training requests including ‘on the job training’. Demonstrates sound and comprehensive communication and people management skills in order to exchange complicated informationAbility to scope and carry out independent and vital inspectionsMaintaining a personal Log Book to demonstrate currency and recency, on completion of On the Job training (OJT) activities, sign other personnel’s logbooks as appropriate within your trade and skills boundaries. If you are an approved designated assessor, undertake authorisation and task competency approvals, and check Pt 145 license application packs prior to submissionRequirementsCompletion of Typhoon Q-Course is essential.Completion of an Engineering Apprenticeship, ideally in Aeronautical Engineering or Military equivalent apprenticeship / qualifications.Academic qualification for this role is a minimum of City & Guilds 2675 or 2661 in Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance or equivalent. Aircraft platform training (On a/c requirement)Requires a broad and in-depth product knowledge/competency within own technical/subject area. Awareness of how the team integrates with others in order to achieve the overall objectives of the area and demonstrates an understanding of the requirement for continuous improvement and its applicationExperienced and competent leader at this level. Requires a minimum of 2 years working at Technician level prior to undertaking a Supervisor role. Demonstrating breadth of experience, currency & recency via a Log Book capturing skills, knowledge and authorities for working on Aircraft type or in bays. Practical experience and expertise in the application of aviation safety standards and safe operating practices. A comprehensive knowledge of Expositions and Functionally Mandated Procedures Management training. PDR training / experienceEnsure personal compliance with the risk assessments, SHE policies and proceduresTyphoon Composite Flight ServicingTyphoon Mechanical Trade ‘Q’ CourseLeadership- FoundationHuman Factors- Standard Course SpecificationE&PW Awareness- Standard Course SpecificationITAR Awareness- Standard Course SpecificationIT LiterateFire Training- Qatar GFx Specification