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Survival Equipment Technician

  • Salary: £160 - £168 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 06/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381168A

Survival Equipment Technician

Boscombe Down

6 Month Initial Contract

£21.00 p/h

Role Activities:

  • Carrying out maintenance of aircrew protective clothing
  • Carrying out maintenance of aircrew protective helmets and electrical headsets, oxygen masks & personal survival packs
  • Carrying out maintenance of static line parachutes
  • Carrying out maintenance of free fall parachute assemblies
  • Carrying out maintenance of multi-seat life rafts, emergency packs & personal survival packs
  • Ensure that survival equipment maintenance and other related tasks are carried out efficiently and to quality in accordance with regulatory and corporate procedures.
  • Ensures his/her competency is at the required standard.
  • Carry out his/her assigned tasks as directed by the Supervisor/Task Manager/Team Leader.
  • Ensure that he/she has the authority from the Supervisor prior to progression to the next stage and that the aircraft/equipment paperwork accurately reflects the physical state of the aircraft/equipment no later than close of play each working day.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Recognised apprenticeship discipline in Flying clothing, Personal Survival packs, aircrew training support and Parachute maintenance procedures, or equivalent.
  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Survival Equipment Maintenance (1789-31) or equivalent
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Good team working skills
  • Good communications skills
  • Computer literate

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Recognised apprenticeship discipline in Flying clothing, Personal Survival packs, aircrew training support and Parachute maintenance procedures, or equivalent.
  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Survival Equipment Maintenance (1789-31) or equivalent
  • A recognised training course (or equivalent military training qualification) or 3 years' experience - Desirable
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