Hawk Avionic Systems Technician - Saudi Arabia

£37k Tax-Free + Rent Free Accommodation, Flights, Medical, Recreation Facilities - Hawk - Aerospace & Defence
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Hawk Avionic Systems Technician

Location: Middle East

Overseas Package: Circa £37k + Tax Free + Flights, Accommodation, Medical, & Recreation Facilities

About the Job

An excellent 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 Avionic Systems Technician, to support the Hawk scheduled service programme for our customer based in the Middle East.  In this role, you will be responsible for carrying out avionic maintenance activities and supervising the consolidation of training of assigned trainees and technicians to ensure required operational readiness is achieved.

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 Avionic Systems Technician for the Hawk aircraft, you will be responsible for carrying out maintenance support to the Training Aircraft Generation Flight to ensues delivery of serviceable aircraft to accomplish the contractual operational and flying commitments. 

As part of a highly skilled and capable overseas team, you will carry out flight line duties as directed and ensure that your team is operating to required standards and customer requirements as well as providing supervision and mentoring to assigned trainee technicians.  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 crystal clear to maximise operational readiness and ensure safety critical issues are managed effectively and efficiently.

About the Person

The ideal candidate will most likely have completed a recognised aircraft engineering apprenticeship in industry/military or similar qualification in aircraft systems.  Given the technical nature of this overseas job opportunity, it will be essential that you have a previous Avionic Systems background with current knowledge and experience associated with aircraft maintenance, quality assurance, logistical support, and repairable asset management.  You will also have responsibility for ensuring compliance on Test, Measurement and Diagnostic equipment calibration cycles.

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.  Given the nature of the job, it will also be helpful if you have meticulous attention to detail and can operate to strict deadlines without compromising standards and quality.

The Reward & Overseas Benefits

The package for this Middle East job is substantial.  You can expect an excellent tax-free cash package of circa £37k 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 Eddie Finnigan on 0141 375 0541 or email: eddie@tworiversrecruitment.co.uk