F-35 UK Sustainment - Avionic Mechanic

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F-35 UK Sustainment - Avionic Mechanic

Would you like to support the future of F35 sustainability within the UK? We currently have a vacancy for a F35 UK Sustainment – Avionic Mechanic at our site in RAF Marham.

As an F35 UK Sustainment – Avionic Mechanic, you will be contributing to the delivery of the Maintenance Capability for UK Freedom of Action, for F-35 Aircraft.

This growth role will provide you with a unique opportunity to support the 5th generation of stealth fighter jets and deliver this capability in the UK within a purpose-built facility.

Your main responsibilities as an F-35 UK Sustainment - Avionic Mechanic will involve:

Reporting to the F-35 On Aircraft Maintenance Manager

Undertaking a range of maintenance activities on an aircraft or aircraft components

Requires a basic understanding of the construct of the approved Technical Information set and is competent to work to maintenance instructions with support and in accordance with the organisation’s MOE

You will demonstrate the ability to follow approved Technical Information and work effectively within a team, in a diverse and dynamic operational environment

Your skills and qualifications:

Completion of an Engineering Apprenticeship, ideally, in Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent military qualifications

Academic qualification for this role is a minimum of City & Guilds 2675 or 2661 in Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance or equivalent

2 years’ experience of working within and the practical application of EASA/MRP Part 145

A log Book demonstrating breadth of experience, currency & recency of skills, knowledge and authorities for working on Aircraft type or in bays

Demonstrable evidence of recent progression towards EASA Part 66 B2 Aircraft Engineers Licence with aircraft of commensurate complexity to F35


Holder of EASA Part 66 B2 Aircraft Engineers Licence with aircraft of commensurate complexity to F35

Experience of working on complex military aircraft programmes.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability of working and contributing to the team ethos and hold good interpersonal and communication skills.

Location: RAF Marham
Salary: £ 22,297+

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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