Armaments Junior Supervisor

Location : Doha, Doha Province, Qatar
Job Ref : JA1035
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Aerospace
Salary : £Competitive


JA1035 – Armaments Junior Supervisor

Location – Qatar

Visa Requirements – UK Nationals only


We are currently recruiting for an Armament Junior Supervisor to join an exciting new project in Qatar. The successful candidate will be an experienced and skilled armament technician undertaking a range of detailed maintenance activities on the Typhoon aircraft and aircraft components. They will be responsible for maintaining airworthiness through appropriate task delegation and authorisation on an aircraft or aircraft component. Responsible for meeting agreed delivery targets at a tactical level. Demonstrates people management and leadership skills. Demonstrates awareness of broader external dependencies and identifies areas for continuous improvement

The post holder requires an excellent understanding of the approved data set and is competent to supervise personnel carrying out maintenance instructions in accordance with the organisation’s regulatory framework.

Demonstrates a distinct ability to analyse and diagnose faults to equipment & assemblies, follow diagnostic procedures and work effectively within a team. Provide guidance to less experienced team members in a diverse and dynamic operational environment.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking and completing tasked maintenance & diagnostic activities on the Typhoon aircraft or weapons systems/components which may include, as appropriate, aircraft ground handling, flight servicing, aircraft role changes, component removals, inspections, repairs, modifications, fault rectifications, replacements and/or functional/system test
  • Undertaking detailed maintenance, inspection and supervision activities on an aircraft or aircraft components. Assuring work carried out has been completed in accordance with the SOW / Work package using the relevant approved technical information. Resolving faults and maintenance issues, including an awareness of configuration management
  • Ensuring staff are sufficiently competent and approved for the maintenance tasks allocated to them. Maintain personal & teams task authorisation for working on an aircraft or components in accordance with AMC requirements
  • Undertake support tasks within the Aircraft or component maintenance facility which are required to maintain compliance with the MOE and AMC procedures (e.g., oversight checks, control of tooling / test equipment
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the team. Develops team members using formal assessment processes, e.g., PDR’s, supports and sponsors training requests including ‘on the job training’. Demonstrates sound and comprehensive communication and people management skills to exchange complicated information
  • Undertaking fault evaluation and raise ad hoc work cards and for ‘found faults’ during maintenance
  • Ability to scope and carry out independent and vital inspections
  • Supervising the team to ensure that maintenance is undertaken to schedule and highlight any issues, escalate as required. Report on any impact to the wider programme
  • Demonstrating a flexible and proactive attitude to carrying out responsibilities appropriate to the role and takes direction appropriately
  • Maintaining personal & teams task authorisation for working on the Typhoon or components in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Ensuring that maintenance is undertaken to schedule and resolve any issues, escalate as required
  • Maintaining a personal Logbook to demonstrate currency and recency, on completion of On-the-Job training (OJT) activities, sign other personnel’s logbooks as appropriate within your trade and skills boundaries. If you are an approved designated assessor, undertake authorisation and task competency approvals, and check Pt 145 license application packs prior to submission
  • Ensuring all maintenance activities are appropriately documented and airworthiness records are maintained on relevant systems (IT/paper based). Compile required reporting, identify any issues, and escalate as appropriate
  • Provide support and guidance, including allocation of tasks to appropriately authorised maintenance technicians

 Key Accountabilities:

  • Performance indicators – Leading by example to provide effective maintenance activities by meeting delivery targets, monitoring progress and reporting any impact on continuing airworthiness. Identify any issues and escalate as appropriate. Understand how the teams and own actions contribute to overall delivery performance and safety
  • Procedure/standards – Comply with the regulatory framework, its associated proc

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