We are looking for a number of UAV Aircraft Technicians across various levels, including a lead for this new function. In this role you will play a critical role in defining our Uncrewed Air Systems maintenance team’s, processes and manuals. This is a fantastic opportunity for aircraft technicians from a military or civilian background to apply their skills and experience in shaping an entirely new section within our business. The role will have a great mix of hands-on maintenance and management of the related activities, processes and equipment.

We expect to maintain our vehicles at our Cowley and Kidlington sites and the role will also involve travel to our test and demonstration sites within the UK and abroad.

To that end applicants should be keen to travel as part of the role!

Senior UAV Aircraft Technician

Responsibilities… what will you do?

  • Managing continuing airworthiness and hands on maintenance of our development fleet of air vehicles
  • Management and supervision of the UAV Aircraft Technician team
  • Development of manuals and processes related to air vehicle maintenance
  • Recording and managing the maintenance of the air vehicles on our cloud-based maintenance tracker
  • Management of maintenance facilities at our new workshop

Essential skills and experience… what are we looking for?

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Licensed aircraft engineer with supervisory authorisations or equivalent military experience
  • Experience of writing or managing maintenance manuals and processes
  • Ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers
  • Highly self-motivated with minimal supervision needed to complete assignments
  • Good communication skills with a proactive approach to work and workload management

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience in problem solving faults on new systems or aircraft
  • Technical Authorship of maintenance manuals to S1000D standards
  • Quality Assurance/CAMO of maintenance activities

UAV Aircraft Technician

Responsibilities… what will you do?

  • Hands on fault finding and maintenance of our development fleet of air vehicles
  • Contributing towards the content and quality of maintenance manuals
  • Recording the maintenance of the air vehicles on our cloud-based maintenance tracker
  • Pro-actively reporting new faults to design engineers so that new procedures can be produced

Essential skills and experience… what are we looking for?

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Licensed aircraft engineer or equivalent military experienced aircraft engineer with hand on experience maintaining aircraft or UAVs
  • Ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers
  • Highly self-motivated with minimal supervision needed to complete assignments
  • Good communication skills with a proactive approach to work and workload management

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience in problem solving faults on new systems or aircraft
  • Quality Assurance/CAMO of maintenance activities
  • Reporting faults or issues with maintenance procedures

Benefits… what do you get?

  • Senior UAV Technician :Competitive salary, Circa 46k, dependent on experience
  • UAV Technician: Competitive salary, Circa 36k, dependant on experience 
  • EMI share options scheme
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days annual leave plus 3 days additional leave for Christmas closure
  • Pension scheme
  • New Career Development Framework to support your professional development

This role is advertised as full-time but we want to hire the best person and would therefore consider part-time options.

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