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Mission Systems Maintenance Specialist


Job description

Draken Europe offers exciting careers that matter.

We believe that mission success does not start with the mission itself. It begins with our people.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Mission Systems Maintenance Specialist.

The Mission Systems Maintenance Specialist is to carry out maintenance of Draken Europe Electronic Warfare and Target Towing equipment utilised in Operational Readiness Training delivered to a wide variety of defence customers. The Mission Systems Maintenance Specialist must ensure safe and correct operation of these systems while at base and on detached operations across the globe.

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

Operational activities are based around customer requirements; therefore, the preparedness to work additional hours and travel in order to deliver a successful maintenance business is essential

Key Responsibilities

• Always maintain compliance with Pt.145 & Company requirements.

• Carry out planned maintenance on Mission Systems equipment in accordance with demand from the Flying Programme & Mission Systems Maintenance Team Lead.

• Carry out fault investigation and repair of Mission Systems equipment.

• Certify that correct documentation is completed for all Mission Systems maintenance activities.

• Take part in detached operations across the globe 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 in accordance with Company Authorisation held

Experience / skills / qualifications

• Satisfactorily completed an engineering apprenticeship or other recognised equivalent training course.

• Experience in either electrical or mechanical engineering disciplines. Fault finding and fault rectification to component level.

• Experience in an Electronic Warfare or Radar maintenance environment is desirable.

• An ability to work safely while meeting expected delivery schedules

• A willingness to work flexible hours

• Needs to be able to enjoy working within a small team

Our employee values

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.

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