WEAPON TECHNICIAN – Raf Recruitment

Website Royal Air Force (RAF)

Job Description:

It is a job with a great deal of responsibility as the equipment you handle is often extremely dangerous and safety is always crucial. There is also plenty of variety; from quite early in your career, you could be arming aircraft with bombs, guided weapons, missiles, loading aircraft guns or working on an aircraft flight line, servicing aircraft and preparing them for flight. You will be responsible for the servicing, maintenance and repair of ejection seats, aircraft gun systems and missile launchers. You will have other responsibilities too such as the maintenance, care and issue of the weapons used by your station, including rifles, pistols and machine guns, as well as heavier weapons such as mortars used by the RAF Regiment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Smart bombs/Guided missiles/Weapon aiming systems/ Gun ammunition and Decoy Flares
  • Explosive Safety/Storage of explosives
  • Ejection seat removal/fit/maintenance.
  • Canopy/Pylon/Role equipment removal/fit

Job Requirements:

  • Commit to minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training
  • You must be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a
  • Commonwealth citizen since birth
  • Pass the Airmen Selection Test
  • Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday)
  • Pass a Fitness Test

Qualification & Experience:

  • Have GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language, Maths and an approved Science-based subject

Job Details:

Company: Royal Air Force (RAF)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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