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​MPI have a requirement for a Vehicle & Support Equipment Mechanic to work in Brize Norton in a permanent role.

We are recruiting for two levels of Technicians – Dependent on skills and experience you could be employed as a Technician or a Senior Technician which had additional supervisory responsibilities.

At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, our Client has been providing multi-activity and engineering support since 1997.  Our Client proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services. RAF Brize Norton is the largest operating base within the Royal Air Force, providing air transport and air-to-air refuelling to the RAF fleet, you will contribute enormously to the vital work carried out here. You’ll also be part of the wider team, with 5,800 service personnel, 1,200 contractors and 300 civil servants on site.
The Aircraft and Equipment Technicians are responsible for:
Working directly alongside RAF colleagues you will be responsible for Maintenance and rectification of a variety of vehicles and equipment that support Brize Norton Airport and Airfield Operations. The list includes but is not limited to: HGV Vehicles, Runway sweepers, aircraft de-icing vehicles, cargo lifting and handling equipment aircraft domestic water and toilet trucks and Land Rovers.
Working Regime:
Mon-Fri 37 Hour week
Mon- Thu 8-hour day shifts
Fri - 5 hour shift -lunch time finish
Standby call out of hours commitment.
Standby for emergency week duty is completed from home.
This commitment attracts additional pay.
Overtime as required.
On the Job Training will be provided.
Key Competencies/Abilities:
Ability to integrate into teams.
The ability to understand, implement and to adhere to:
Technical Work Procedures.
Health & Safety Instructions.
Client 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.
You shall ensure that the maintenance, paperwork and services delivered are always complete, correct and “right first time”.
 What you need to do the job:
Essential skills and experience:
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.
 Desirable skills and experience:
NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in Vehicle / Technical Maintenance arena.
Roles Responsibilities related to the role:
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 our teams drive for effectiveness, efficiency and improvements in the output and working environment.
What our Client offers:
There are a range of benefits for working at RAF Brize Norton, we are a Gold Award Armed Forces Covenant. We offer a great employment package that includes a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, 6% Employer Matched Contribution Pension, Life Insurance and other flexible benefits i.e. up to 30% off various shopping and exterior leisure facilities, holidays and VIP tickets. We have good transport links to Witney/Oxford, we provide free onsite parking and have an 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.  We often hold onsite social events and a range of onsite organised clubs.