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Assistant Technician - Airfield Civil Works/Painter

Job Req ID:  108582
Posting Start Date:  02-Sep-2021

Dubai, AE

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Assistant Technician - Airfield Civil Works/Painter

Make a difference every day

The Job Opportunity

The purpose of the role is to carryout preventative, corrective and breakdown maintenance within a facilities management civil works section, individually or as part of a technical team, within a designated area of Dubai Airports, whilst ensuring minimal disruption to the airport operations. You should be able to carry out all technical and safety instructions from staff, to conform to policy and procedures.

This role is a subject to contract award and further details will be disclosed at a later stage.

Serco has a profound understanding of the region, having been operating in the Middle East since 1947 (for more than seven decades), where it harnesses international expertise, delivered on a local level.

Key accountabilities

  • Ability to conform to all general and technical safety requirements at all times to ensure the health, safety & welfare of self and others at work.
  • Any other work as assigned by the supervisor / duty engineer to achieve the purpose.
  • Can read interpret and describe the functionality of civil works drawings (schematic & layout drawing).
  • Knowledge in the use & interpretation of Local and International Standards and Regulations.

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Promoting a Zero Harm culture within own team and all suppliers and sub-contractors engaged on Projects work
  • Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards.
  • Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information, reference Serco non-disclosure policy.
  • To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities.
  • Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements.
  • Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process.

Specific requirements

  • High School Certificate or Industrial Training Institute Certificate / Diploma in painting and decorating or equivalent.
  • IOSH Working Safely Certificate or equivalent
  • Current valid UAE driving licence is desirable
  • Minimum three (3) year experience within Civil Works/Painter or similar.                                          
  • Ability to communicate with staff, stakeholders and customers in oral and written English.
  • Working Knowledge in using MS Office (Word / Excel / Power point)
  • Ability to perform safely and correctly the following                                        

• Use of painting & decorating hand and power tools

• Planned preventative maintenance (PM) routines

• Corrective maintenance (CM)

• Breakdown maintenance (BD)

 to includ:

• Surface preparation

• Wallpapering and hangings to walls and ceilings

• Application of decorative effects

• Painting skirting

• Roads and Pavement marking

• Painting plain and panelled doors and architrave

           • Wall and ceiling painting

Working with Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has important role to play.

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Join Us

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), and SercoUnlimited (Disability). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


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Serco is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its employees through its Zero Harm initiative. Please visit for more information.

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