Egress Systems Maintenance Technician - Saudi Arabia

Circa £40k + Tax Free + Flights + Accommodation - Tornado - Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 109 Date Posted: Monday 11 Nov 2019
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About the Job

An exciting overseas job opportunity has arisen in the Middle East with one of our key clients in the Aerospace & Defence sector. We are searching for a highly skilled Egress Systems Maintenance Technician to support all Egress System maintenance activity, for our customer based in the Middle East. In this role, you will be responsible for the carrying out of all egress maintenance, as well as training and mentoring activities in association with the requirements of the customer. In this role you will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, installing, modifying, testing, troubleshooting and repairing of aircrew egress systems and associated equipment.

About the Employer

Our client has a well-established overseas presence where they have developed a reputation for working closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology to add value and capability. Our client operates as a prime contractor under a Government to Government arrangement which is in place to provide equipment, support and training to the customer based in the Middle East.

Key Responsibilities

If you are a candidate currently in search of overseas jobs or have previously considered working in the Middle East, then this role will potentially provide a great opportunity to take the leap with a well-established and respected Aerospace & Defence business.  As Egress Systems Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of maintenance including troubleshooting and rectification.

As part of a highly skilled and capable overseas team, you will undertake all Egress System related maintenance works and perform inspections for all associated safety equipment. In your role as Egress Systems Maintenance Technician you will also conduct on the job training as well as reviewing qualification achievements of assigned trainees. As you would expect for a position of this nature, you will need to be able to demonstrate good cultural awareness and diplomacy to ensure that communications are clear to maximise operational readiness and ensure safety critical issues are managed effectively and efficiently.

About the Person

If you are the ideal candidate, you will have completed an Egress Systems Maintenance course. Additional qualifications in mathematics, mechanics or electronics would be highly beneficial. You should be able to demonstrate experience in the maintenance of Egress Systems and will have a comprehensive understanding of related mechanical principles as applied to the aircraft. As an experienced Egress Systems Maintenance Technician, you can demonstrate that you are competent in maintenance data reporting including the use of blueprints and related material.

Given the challenging nature of this overseas job opportunity, it will be important that you are able to demonstrate initiative to resolve complex technical problems whilst operating in a high-pressure environment.  Whilst it isn’t essential for succeeding in overseas jobs, it would be a distinct advantage if you have previous experience of working in the aerospace & defence sector in a Middle East country.

The Reward & Overseas Benefits

The package for this Middle East job is substantial.  You can expect an excellent tax-free cash package of circa £40k with a wide-ranging benefits package including flights, rent-free accommodation and 2 months leave per year.  With year-round sunshine, excellent recreation facilities, and first-class medical facilities, it is a fantastic overseas opportunity for either those looking to move on an unaccompanied basis or those who wish to consider opportunities for families.

If you are interested in this role or potentially considering a move, please send your CV with a brief cover note providing some background on why you would like to be considered.  Alternatively, if you would like to hear more details or have an initial, confidential conversation, please contact Carlé Liddell on 0141 375 0541 or email