Opportunity As an Aircraft Technician, maintain the mechanical systems of advanced helicopters while enjoying: a good salary plus generous superannuation ongoing investment in your personal and career development free medical and dental job security and a good work/life balance rewarding work and world-class training subsidised accommodation a supportive team environment travel and leave entitlements free access to sports and fitness facilities friendships that last a lifetime All that plus exciting opportunities supporting Army domestic activities, including exercises and operations, with potential deployments overseas in support of Australian and coalition personnel. Your role You're far from home on a major multi-service training exercise. The Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter you serviced under canvas this morning is preparing for takeoff.
The success of its mission now relies on the quality of your work. This is no ordinary mechanic job, and the Army is no ordinary employer. In the Army youâ€™ll work with advanced aircraft such as the ARH-Tiger and MRH-90 helicopters and enjoy work variety that's rarely found in civilian trades.
One day could see you testing and repairing ancillary aircraft equipment and the next could have you airborne, assisting with flight tests. Your comprehensive training will equip you to work on: engines hydraulics airframes safety equipment, and flight controls. You'll also learn to maintain technical manuals and maintenance records.
The tools and equipment youâ€™ll use will be among the best available, and your 'workshop' could be on an Army base, in the field on exercises, or even overseas on deployments. Better still, youâ€™ll be working for a dynamic national organisation that offers a great lifestyle plus opportunities and experiences you simply wonâ€™t find anywhere else. Sounds good? Then apply now (below).
Salary Fully-paid trade training Once trained, starting package approx. $72,705 p.a.
plus superannuation (salaries correct as of 01/08/2019) Numerous other benefits Location Training in Wagga Wagga, NSW Then posting to any Army aviation unit (e.g. those in Darwin, Sydney and Townsville) Entry Requirements At least 17 years of age Australian citizen Year 10 completion with passes in English, Mathematics, Science (with a Physics component) and one other subject Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.
How to Apply Click on the APPLY FOR THIS JOB button to submit your application. For more information view the full position description here: Army Aircraft Technician position description.