Black Hawk Mechanic

  • Location


  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Highly competitive rates of pay

  • Contact:

    Hugo Hickson

  • Email:

  • Job ref:

    Black Hawk - HH

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing contract

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    Rolling start dates

  • Client:


Black Hawk Mechanical positions in Afghanistan available.

We are recruiting for a client who specialise in the Aviation Industry. We are currently looking for Black Hawk Mechanics and Avionic Technicians for an overseas contract in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan – Location – Kabul.

  • You will work towards a 90/30 rotation (three months on, one month off).
  • Yearlong contracts issued.
  • You will work 12-hour shifts whilst on rotation therefore will work 84-hour weeks.
  • Pay is extremely competitive; you will also be exempt from paying TAX whilst on contract. You will be paid fortnightly.
  • You will not have any outgoing costs whilst on contract as we will cover flights at the start and end of the contract, meals on base and accommodation on base.
  • Each rotation home you will be provided with a Stipend payment to book your own flights.
  • You will receive a sign-on bonus at the start of the year and an annual completion bonus at the end of year.
  • Previous experience on the aircraft is needed.


Please note we also run a referral scheme; You will receive a referral fee of £300 for every Black Hawk Mechanic referred. Each candidate must complete a minimum term on contract.

Knowledge and Skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometres, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
  • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft-relevant tasks.
  • Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
  • Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.
  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.