Survival Equipment Fitter

Vacancy ID: 1033291
Created Date: 21.09.2020
Job Title: Survival Equipment Fitter
Salary £14 - £18 per hour
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: London
Sector: Defence
Consultant: Daniel Wolstenholme
Consultant Phone: 01942 323277

Job Description:
Our client, an industry leading defence contractor, currently has a vacancy for a Survival Equipment Fitter to work at RAF Northolt (HA4 6NG) to cover maternity leave. The role involves undertaking various maintenance/prepartion tasks on Surviaval Equipment used on various military aircraft in accordance with the Military Aviation Authority’s MRP145 Regulations.

Ideally, the position would suit an ex military Survival Equipment fitter who is not colour blind and must be IT literate to facilitate completing embedded spreadsheets and maintenance documentation.

The role is required to work flexibly, as part of a 2 person team, in support of the mission at RAF Northolt ensuring excellent contract service delivery which facilitates the safe and effective operation and maintenance of Survival Equipment across the site.  Due to the small team and nature of the role, the job will involve some lone working so an ability to work on one’s initiative with a ‘can do’ attitude is essential.

The role is accountable to the SLH Survival Equipment Section operating at the site. Working hours are a 37.5 hr week, Mon – Fri with the flexibility of some call out’s at any other time.

Main Tasks:

  • Servicing and maintenance/repair tasks on Survival Equipment.
  • Working within competencies and company authorizations as agreed with engineering management.
  • Completion of supporting aircraft documentation in accordance with RAF aviation engineering procedures.
  • Awareness on the principles of Health and Safety working practices. 
  • Compliance with the implementation in the workplace of COSHH regulations and the reading of safety data sheets of materials utilised during tasks.
  • Timely reporting of H&S related issues that require management attention




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