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Avionic Fitter


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Role Purpose

  • The maintenance and repair of all aircraft equipment as directed by the Team Leader.
  • To ensure that all activities conform to CAA Pt 145/BCAR A8-23.
  • Awareness of and compliance with SHE procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with those departments necessary to complete the tasks allocated to him/her
  • Carry out his/her tasks to the best of his/her ability, and certify any work within the terms of their Company authorisation.
  • Ensure compliance with published Company Procedures.
  • Complete worksheets/work cards as soon as the tasks is completed and write any additional defects found on to additional worksheets/work cards and hand the completed worksheets to his/her supervisor.
  • Notify his/her supervisor of any serious defects immediately they are found.
  • See that all test equipment used in his work is currently calibrated.
  • To be particularly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft allocated to his/her control by his/her SLAE, LAE, SBE.
  • To assist in ground movements of aircraft assigned to him/her by his/her SLAE/LAE.
  • Assuming direct control of documentation of aircraft under his/her, control in order that he/she may assure themselves that all required entries are correctly recorded.
  • Ensure all areas are always kept clean and tidy. Assist in conducting monthly workplace inspection and report findings.
  • Highlight any tooling requirements to the Team Leader and if required assist with preparation of business case to facilitate procurement.
  • Ensure that cleanliness and tidiness of facility, equipment, tooling and employee facilities is maintained within the working areas.
  • Ensuring all test and ground support equipment is in a serviceable/calibrated condition and fit to carry out its function before use.
  • When appropriate propose changes within the workplace and also be supportive of any introduced changes.
  • Support the Continued Improvement & Aerotrac implementation initiatives.
  • To attend technical, SHE or QA related training courses and recommend any training needs required to improve the business.
  • Ensuring all tool control is carried out in accordance with Draken procedures.
  • To report any hazard or potential hazard within the workplace using the current company reporting systems.
  • To with all Company policies, practices and procedures and seek guidance when you have doubt.
  • Other tasks considered to be within his/her sphere of influence.

Core Competencies


  • Previous experience in both line and base maintenance
  • Experience on pressurised aircraft above 5700KG
  • Experience working on military fast jets
  • Good leadership and motivational qualities.
  • Commercial background – working to tight deadlines and budgetary requirements.

Key Measures


  • Approved apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • Computer literate.
  • Self-starter who looks for lateral solutions.
  • Needs to understand and deliver customer service, whilst representing the company interests.
  • Needs to be able to enjoy working within a small team.
  • An ability to work safely under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours, to assist in aircraft recoveries and deploy on short notice detachments when required.

Draken is committed to eliminating unlawful and unfair discrimination and we celebrate the differences that a diverse workforce brings. A range of perspective and talent supports our values and drives our success, with a mix of voices generating better discussions, business decisions and outcomes for all.

To us, diversity means bringing your own perspective to the conversation; inclusion means having a voice - and equality means that your voice is heard.

At all our sites internationally, every member of the Draken Europe team is accountable to ensure that we are all treated fairly and with respect.

Intolerance has no place in our Company. We condemn it outright. Instead, we strive to create a culture where each person who joins our team feels they have the opportunity to succeed, to grow, and to work within an environment where they can be themselves.

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