Aircraft Technician
Serco Plc
Carterton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB
4d ago

Aircraft Technician Pending contract award

Serco - Defence

RAF Brize Norton OX18 3LX

Full-time, 37 hours per week

Working Monday Friday 37 hours. Weekend and out of hours on-call included.

At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, Serco has been providing multi-activity and engineering support since 1997. Serco proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services.

RAF Brize Norton is the largest operating base within the Royal Air Force, providing air transport and air-to-air refuelling to the RAF fleet, and as an Aircraft Technician, you’ll contribute enormously to the vital work carried out here.

You’ll also be part of the wider team, with 5,800 service personnel, 1,200 contractors and 300 civil servants on site.

Working within the Serco Structures Bay team, this role will look to :

  • Undertake metal and Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) fabrication and repairs.
  • Deliver FRP awareness briefs to station personnel as required.
  • Deliver C17 Basic Fastener Course as part of the C17 Q Course.
  • What we are looking for

    To Fulfil the requirements of the position, we’re looking for an experienced Aircraft Engineer, who is qualified to carry out Type 1-3 FRP repairs (iaw MAM-P), or the civilian equivalent.

    This is an opportunity for someone who is trained in Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE), as well as holding a NDT Percussion tap testing qualification.

    Why Serco

    Meaningful and vital work : The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters delivering essential services that support the military and touch people’s lives

    A world of opportunity : Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

    Great people : We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You’ll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.

    Other Serco benefits : Up to 6% contributory pension scheme , Serco discounts including cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships

    Other RAF Brize Norton Benefits : Access to the onsite gym, swimming pool and dining options

    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.


    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.

    We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team

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