Mechanical Technician/Engineer - Weapons/Military - Bovington

Undisclosed Company
Wareham, Dorset
Up to £24799 per annum
19 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Manpower UK
Job Type


This is a new team build for 5 Mechanical Engineering biased qualified to maintain, repair and fix military vehicles and equipment. They will be expected to be able to strip down equipment to its nuts and bolts and be able to fix it back together.

The candidates will be looking at and inspecting on the Light Gun 105MM.
The 5 Skilled Fitters will be reporting in to a supervisor.

A base repair of an in-depth overhaul stripping to nuts and bolts.

Mechanical Apprentice or Vocational qualification required:
*NVQ Level 3
*C&G Level 1,2,3

Further skills will be taught in a 12-month period.

General Description of Job
Inspection, servicing, repair, overhaul and conditioning of Armament, Ordnance and Weapon mountings, sight systems and general equipment including diagnostic inspection and examination duties. Manufacture of miscellaneous items as per AESP. Carry out equipment examination and processing all documentation required.
Service, repair, diagnose, inspect and re-furbishment of tracked and wheeled military vehicles and mechanical equipment associated with military use.

Main Tasks
*Carry out work to the required standard and specification as detailed on the job card in accordance with the customer requirements, current regulations, local instructions, processes and technical publications.
*To be responsible and accountable for the quality of own work by signature at inspection, and the completion of associated documentation in support of inspection/repair (including Failure reports, weapons examination documentation and inspection reports).
*Maintain service and repair up to level 4 overhaul of 105mm Light Gun.
*Maintain weapon hydraulic/pneumatic systems.
*Maintain miscellaneous instrumentation.
*Carry out maintenance inspections on armament equipment.
*Carry out Examination of Ordnance.
*Perform Basic engineering skills including fabrication and repair of weapon components, carry out general manufacture and repair tasks.
*Work unsupervised.
*Operate Workshop and vehicle mounted cranes.

Technical Experience and Qualifications

Must have completed recognised Military or Civilian training in the relevant trade discipline or a recognised accredited Apprenticeship in relevant discipline.

Attained at least one of the following minimum academic qualifications:
*City & Guilds Level 1, 2 & 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)
*ONC (in the relevant trade discipline)
*NVQ Level 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)
*Weapon General Practice Training. If not held this will be provided.

The following technical skills/qualifications are essential; Training will be provided to the successful applicants to enable them to meet these requirements within 12 months of taking up the role.
*Weapon General Practice Training
*Must be trained in the basic principles of fitting, including filing, sawing, chiselling, screw-and-nut threading, drilling and turning.
*Equipment specific training (105mm Light Gun)
*Equipment specific training (LINAPS)
*Examination of Ordnance
*Non-Destructive Testing

Skills Profile
*Able to learn and use core IT system processes (e.g. ERP, LMS, JAMES)
*Ability to learn and follow processes
*Ability to learn and follow safety standards and procedures
*Ability to be flexible to changing demands

Training and tools requirement
*My client's Picasso account
*Systems access - ERP System, RCA requests, Qlikview, Concur, Learning Management System (LMS), JAMES, Vault
*IT Systems

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