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RSAF EW Maintenance Specialist


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Role Purpose

Carry out maintenance of Draken Europe Electronic Warfare equipment located in KSA to ensure safe and correct operation.

Carry out non-EW engineering tasks as required by the Senior Engineer.

Maintain a thorough understanding of Draken Europe Safety Health and Environmental procedures and ensure compliance through supervision, briefing and training.

Key Responsibilities

Safety first. Operate at Draken Europe in accordance with the SHE standards. Identify where the SHE Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified.

Apply countermeasures identified in applicable risk assessment to appointed operations/tasks.

  • Always maintain compliance with Pt.145 & Company requirements.
  • Carry out planned maintenance on Electronic Warfare equipment in accordance with demand from RSAF Flying Programme & Mission Systems Maintenance Team Lead.
  • Carry out fault investigation and repair of Electronic Warfare equipment.
  • Certify that correct documentation is completed for all Electronic Warfare maintenance activities.
  • Take part in detached operations within KSA and prepare spares packs for those operations.
  • Certify that all tasks are completed in accordance with the current Departmental and Company Safety and Quality standards and procedures.
  • Prepare aircraft and underwing stores for operational use IAW Company Authorisation held.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent.

Core Competencies

  • Able to liaise and communicate effectively with Line Maintenance Engineers, Engineering Managers and Electronic Warfare Operators.
  • Fault finding and fault rectification to component level.
  • Soldering of electronic components and install equipment wiring to current aerospace standards.
  • Use of a wide range of general purpose and specialist RF and microwave test equipment to perform accurate measurements.
  • Use of basic hand tools to carry out mechanical assembly and disassembly.
  • Maintain a full understanding of Pt.145 Regulatory requirements

Key Measures

Satisfactorily completed an engineering apprenticeship or other recognised equivalent training course. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Electronic Warfare or Radar maintenance environment, including fault finding and fault rectification to component level.

*Please note that this role will initially be based at Hurn (for training) until the required date in KSA (~Nov 23)

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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