Maintenance Operations Technician - P8A (Avionics)Lossiemouth, Scotland; Oslo, Oslo County
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The Boeing P-8 Poseidon is a military aircraft developed by Boeing Defence, built on a modified design of the 737-800ERX. The platform was initially developed for the US Navy, first flown in 2009 and introduced in 2013.
In 2019, the UK Ministry of Defence received the first of a fleet of nine P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol (MPA). The Aircraft is fitted with equipment to tackle a diverse range of missions, including protecting submarines and reconnaissance missions.
Boeing Defence UK (BDUK) has been supporting the UK fleet as the exclusive Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) since its introduction into service. BDUK will continue to support the UK customer at RAF Lossiemouth under our support contract with the UK MOD and also support our international customers as they enter their own fleets into service in the coming years.
As part of our continued growth supporting our customers both domestically and internationally, we are now looking for highly skilled aircraft maintenance professionals to join the team in 2022 to support the UK Poseidon MRA Mk1 and also international P8 customers across the globe. Successful applicants could based in the UK and/or assigned internationally for prolonged periods of time so all new candidates must have an ability to work and be based in foreign locations dependent on the contracts Boeing are awarded during 2022 and beyond.
This position is for a technician/certifier who will carry out aircraft maintenance tasks as required. The technician will be primarily part of the P8 International Sustainment team based at RAF Lossiemouth and be prepared to operate worldwide for extended periods of time (1 month-24 months). After onboarding at RAF Lossiemouth, the first assignment is expected to be in Norway with further opportunities in other locations. Enhanced support packages are provided for all overseas assignments.
•Aircraft maintenance under Boeing’s own MAA MRP part 145/EMAR 145
•Assembles disassembles and/or modifies systems by changing removing replacing or upgrading aerospace vehicle components to correct failures or implement changes
•Configures aerospace vehicles and test equipment
•Troubleshoots complex aircraft systems to isolate mechanical faults and repair faulty components within guidelines published in authorized maintenance documents
•Proficient computer skills, use of the Microsoft Office suite
Required experience / attributes
•Minimum 5 years of recent aircraft maintenance experience.
•Desirable - 12 months of experience working on a military platform.
•Willingness and ability to operate worldwide for extended periods of time
•Recent aircraft maintenance experience ideally on fixed wing narrow body aircraft (737NG/P8 desirable)
•Line or base maintenance experience
This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants.
Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security clearance (SC) for which UK residency is required. All information will be checked and verified.
Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
- A recognised apprenticeship scheme or equivalent training programme.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award