Aircraft Refuelling Tanker Maintenance Technician

Location : Carterton, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : EY113
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Other
Salary : £27,879 - 29,098 per year


EY113 Aircraft Refuelling Tanker Maintenance Technician

Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire

Salary: £27,879 to £29,098 per Annum + Benefits


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for an Aircraft Refuelling Tanker Maintenance Technician.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities of an Aircraft Refuelling Tanker Maintenance Technician:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant Quality Systems.
  • Ensure appropriate cooperation and support to internal, external and independent audit activities.
  • Follow the company “Zero Harm” Open Reporting Safety Culture where all individuals are willing and able to report any issue or event which they believe has or could potentially lead to a Safety risk.
  • Support Continuous Improvement to ensure that the teams drive for effectiveness, efficiency and improvements in the output and working environment.
  • Maintenance and rectification of the company aircraft refuelling vehicles, fuel transfer vehicles and associated equipment.
  • Runway Arrestor Gear Daily Checks and Maintenance (Training will be provided)
  • Standby out of hours commitment –standby at home Mon-Fri. 
  • Standby weeks (including Sat & Sun Runway Arrestor Gear Daily Checks) are an occasional commitment shared between the team.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in Vehicle / Technical Maintenance arena.
  • Three years of experience in the Vehicle Maintenance or Mechanical Equipment Arena or equivalent. (Transferable skills from HGV, Vehicle, Plant Fitter, Aviation maintenance arena are all appropriate).
  • Ability to effectively and safely complete maintenance and rectification tasks.
  • Functional IT skills to use Electronic Technical Manuals and to update Maintenance Recording systems.
  • Be an excellent team player with a “can-do safely” approach to work.
  • Must have high standards of oral and written communication skills.
  • Due to the nature of the role, you must be able to achieve MoD Security Clearance.
  • Ability to integrate into teams.
  • The ability to understand, implement and to adhere to Technical Work Procedures, Health & Safety Instructions and Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with fire, emergency evacuation, quality, Risk, and COSHH standards and procedures.
  • Maintaining a clear, safe, tidy, effective and efficient working environment.


  • 25 days holiday.
  • 6% Employer Matched Contribution Pension.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Other flexible company benefits i.e., up to 30% off various shopping and exterior leisure facilities, holidays and VIP tickets.
  • Good transport links to Witney/Oxford.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Onsite Coffee Shop/Bar and 2 Conveniences Stores.
  • You will also have access to the leisure facilities on station (fees/charges apply) Gym, Bowling Alley and Swimming pool. 
  • They often hold onsite social events and a range of onsite organised clubs.

Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire

Salary: £27,879 to £29,098 per Annum + Benefits

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