Aircraft Engine Technician

Dhahran

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Job Description

Aircraft Engine Technician

Salary: Competitive

Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 JOB PURPOSE 

BAE Systems is the UK Government’s nominated Prime Contractor under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia.  We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) aircraft and train RSAF and Royal Saudi Naval Force personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons. 

BAE Systems Saudi Arabia is committed to supporting the Saudi Arabian National Agenda including Saudisation and the training and development of Saudi National capability through the growth of the Saudi National Partner Companies thereby reinforcing Industrialisation and Partnerships.

This role is responsible for carrying out engine maintenance, repairs and modifications for Tornado on and off aircraft and you may also be required to provide support to RSAF away from TSS.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs major and minor engine maintenance, repairs, modifications and TCTO’s for Tornado on and off aircraft.
  • Is responsible for the quality and completeness of the work you have carried out, or signed for as having been carried out, on an aircraft or aircraft component in accordance with the approved data.
  • Works within the requirements of the TSS Quality Management System, Safety Management System and RSAF Technical Orders.
  • Completes Maintenance paperwork forms, appropriate aircraft forms, records and maintenance documentation both hard and electronic copies.
  • Ensures maximum effort is made to safeguard the TSS programme timescales in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Highlights to their immediate supervisor areas of inexperience or training requirements, for themselves and others.
  • Provides on-the-job and theory training for trainees.
  • Performs engine ground runs for Tornado aircraft
  • Deputises, if required, for the mechanical supervisor. 

RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • Have extensive proven post qualification practical maintenance experience within operational flying aircraft environment supported by formal recorded workplace applied related training OR extensive experience on same aircraft type OR successful completion of BAESSA apprenticeship programme (SNTTP/ TSNTTP).
  • Current authorisations for engine maintenance 

Desirable

  • Completion of Tornado engine maintenance course.
  • Working knowledge of Q-pulse, GOLD and an understanding of M&CA processes.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Hold a current driving licence.
  • A sound understanding of the RSAF 4-1-7166 series and supporting technical publications applicable to their work area.
  • An understanding of the RSAF Operation and working practices. 

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. 

On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 89,600 people in more than 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. 

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals.

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