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Electronic Industrial Controls (BMS) Mechanic - RAF Lakenheath

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27th March 2024

Employer description

Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, is located 70 miles northeast of London and 25 miles northeast of Cambridge. The Liberty Wing consists of more than 4,000 military members, over 1,500 British and U.S. civilians and includes a geographically-separated unit at nearby RAF Feltwell. RAF Lakenheath is the largest U.S. Air Force-operated base in England and the only U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) F-35/F-15 fighter wing.

Main description

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join a premier team of Electronic Industrial Controls (BMS) Mechanics at the 48th Civil Engineering Squadron, Royal Air Force RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom.

RAF Lakenheath are looking to recruit a Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic (BMS) to install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate various types of moderately complex electronically controlled equipment, working within the 48 CES HVAC section.
You will provide maintenance/repair of Real Property Installed Equipment (RPIE) that is located within the production groups in a timely and cost effective manner. You will plan and lay out work from electrical and electronic block diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematics, and technical orders. The role involved reviewing work order requirements reflecting systems to be overhauled, repaired, fabricated, or modified. You will visit work site and analyze, evaluate, and determine damage when planning repair and modification projects.

If you’re looking for a challenging, gratifying career supporting the US Visiting Forces in the United Kingdom --
this job is for you; apply today!

Experience required

  • Must have knowledge of the installation, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, repair, and calibration of electronically controlled industrial systems, components, and accessories.
  • Must have knowledge of electronic theory and circuits and basic logic circuits for power, timing, and motion controls, indicating and counting mechanisms, similar devices and a variety of technical data, such as schematics, diagrams, and technical orders relating to the electronics trade.
  • Knowledge of the operation, capabilities, and limitations of electronic systems complicated by a variety of multi-component assemblies and devices.
  • Skill in the use of hand and power tools of the electronics trade to include a variety of electronic, electrical, or
    electromechanical test and measurement equipment.
  • Knowledge of electronic theory and circuits and basic logic circuits to power, timing, and motion controls, indicating and counting mechanisms, and similar devices.
  • Knowledge of electronics theory, including transistor and solid-state diode theory, operation of pulse forming networks, voltage and current comparison networks such as the Wheatstone Bridge or other balancing networks, and basic electron tube theory.

Qualifications

  • Must hold Level III NVQ/HND/HNC/BTEC, City and Guilds, or equivalent qualifications in an appropriate
    discipline, together with a minimum of three years work experience.
  • Providing a copy of your valid CAT B driving license.

Other Important Information

Hours of work:

Start & end times may be modified due to mission needs and in accordance with organization’s flexible
working policies. 

  • Will be required to handle and safeguard sensitive information in accordance with applicable US and UK laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.
  • May be assigned other duties that are appropriate to the grade and skill set of the employee.
  • May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties or attend
    necessary training. Position may be coded as mission essential.
  • A 6 month probationary period will be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • May be required to travel overnight to US or other countries in the performance of official duties or attend
    necessary training

Benefits

• 25 days Annual Leave + UK Bank Holidays, year-to-year carryover in accordance with program policy
• Paid Sick Leave; year-to-year carryover in accordance with program policy
• Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance Scheme
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Free on-site parking
• Specialized Training provided throughout entire period of employment
• Development opportunities available
• Time off, cash and honorary awards and recognition available for significant contributions and consistent
high performance
• Free access to on-site gym facilities

Who Can Apply

  • Citizens of the U.K., Nationals of European Community (EC) Countries, and Commonwealth Citizens, other
    Foreign Nationals, and Stateless persons provided no restrictions have been imposed as a condition of
    continued residency in the UK.
  • Applicants who have a minimum of five years consecutive residency in the UK are considered for this
  • Hours of work: Start & end times may be modified due to mission needs and in accordance with organization’s flexible working policies. 
  • Will be required to handle and safeguard sensitive information in accordance with applicable US and UK laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.
  • May be assigned other duties that are appropriate to the grade and skill set of the employee.
  • May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties or attend
    necessary training. Position may be coded as mission essential.
  • A 6 month probationary period will be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • May be required to travel overnight to US or other countries in the performance of official duties or attend
    necessary training.

Other Important Information

  • Citizens of the U.K., Nationals of European Community (EC) Countries, and Commonwealth Citizens, other
    Foreign Nationals, and Stateless persons provided no restrictions have been imposed as a condition of
    continued residency in the UK.
  • Applicants who have a minimum of five years consecutive residency in the UK are considered for this position; however, those who do not meet this criterion will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All successful applicants will require a security clearance.
  • Please note pre-appointment security clearance requirements may delay start date.
  • Proof of identification in the form of a photo ID will be required, for example a driving license or current passport.
  • This position may have certain restrictions to US citizens due to the Status of Forces Agreement.
  • For additional information contact the LNDH team on 01638 544955.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must complete an application form obtainable from the Civilian Personnel Website;
https://www.mildenhall.af.mil/Portals/9/documents/civ_pers/AFD-150724-024.pdf?ver=2016-04-28-085219410.

All applications must submit the following documents via email to 100fss.fsmc6@us.af.mil prior to the
closing date of the advertisement to be considered for the position.

Required Documents

• LNDH Application

Optional Documents

  • Curriculum Vitale (CV) and/or Resume (A CV/Resume is encouraged, but not required. Decision to include a
    CV will not increase or decrease probability of selection)
  • Transcripts
  • Certifications
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Right to Work Documentation

Equal Opportunity Employer

There will be no discrimination in employment practices based on gender, age, marital status, disability, race,
nationality, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation, being or not being a member of a trade union.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/04/2024

Salary

£14.55ph - £15.95ph per hour

Location

This job is located in Lakenheath, Suffolk

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