Controller – BAE SYSTEMS , Saudi Arabia

JOB PURPOSE
BAE Systems is the UK Government’s nominated Prime Contractor (PC) under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia. We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) aircraft and train RSAF personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons. For such maintenance and training, this role is responsible for providing effective management, co-ordination, control and communication of assigned aircraft for operational and all aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities, for the King Faisal Air Academy (KFAA) Maintenance Squadron. They will liaise with all departments to ensure tasks are correctly prioritised and efficiently carried out. They must also react, advise and report for routine, non-routine and emergency situations.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES
Management, communication & control of Maintenance Squadron section maintenance tasks, to ensure support of the OAT Flight Operations and the efficient completion of scheduled, non-scheduled, aircraft maintenance and off aircraft component maintenance tasks.
Maintain close liaison with all departments, Production Superintendents and section Supervisors to ensure correct prioritisation of aircraft work. Be able to demonstrate an ordered approach to decision-making and problem solving and to evaluate maintenance requirements in an efficient and timely manner
Must have a comprehensive knowledgeable of the RSAF Maintenance Management System. Be able to demonstrate an ability to work under pressure with the minimum of supervision.
Must be able to demonstrate a high level of Technical English knowledge, delivery and be able to communicate clearly and concisely using correct verbal expression.
Able to demonstrate an ability to prioritise manpower and assets to drive forward maintenance to return aircraft and equipment to MC status.
Comply and fully understand radio procedures and communication discipline, fully understand the Cannibalisation process. Must understand the interaction between MOC, MSL, IM, Avionics and TAGF with Supply Squadron. Should understand the reporting concepts detailed in RSAFI 4-7166-1-2 and 4-7165-110.
Have an understanding of SOMO – TAGF maintenance concept, KFAA Procedural Checklists and MOI’s. Fully understand Incident Reporting (IR) and Maintenance Impound (MIIP) procedures and requirements. Fully understand SAFO concepts and requirements. Fully understand the concept of RSAF Ground Safety, Responsibilities, Accident Prevention, Accident Investigation and all reporting requirements.
Be fully knowledgeable of the Aircraft Master Parking Plan; also, Security, Base Safety, Base Fire Department, Supply and ARAMCO interactions with Maintenance Operations.
Able to acquire user expertise and become conversant with the RSAF aircraft data management and tracking computer system –MIRO Gold

RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION
Graduate of a military service, or recognised civilian organisation, aircraft technical training institute.
Must possess at least five years post-graduation experience and have graduated from the Royal Saudi Air Force recognised technical training provided by BAE Systems or other recognised civilian or military organisation.
Have completed a PC9 or PC21 Aircraft Systems specific Training courses and have relevant PC-9 or PC21 maintenance experience

RECRUITMENT
Aircraft Avionic Instrument Maintenance Technician will come from:
Military service.
Civilian aircraft engineering support organisations that maintain civilian and/or military fast jet aircraft.
RSAF recognised Technical Training Schemes.

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent and utility free accommodation, with access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed.
On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

BAE Systems
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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