Chinook Mechanical positions in Afghanistan available.
We are recruiting for a client who specialise in the Aviation Industry. We are currently looking for Chinook Mechanics and Avionic Technicians for an overseas contract in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan – Location either Kandahar or Bagram.
- You will work towards a 90/30 rotation (three months on, one month off).
- Year long 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 also note we do also offer a referral fee for anyone you refer to work on a contract with M&E Global. For every person you refer that we hire we will give you £250 each person.
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.