Merlin Aircraft Engineering Fitters

Job Req ID:  284425
Posting Start Date:  29 Jun 2024

Helston, Cornwall, GB, TR12 7RH

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 




Merlin Aircraft Engineering Fitters

UK&E, Defence, Aviation

RNAS Culdrose, Helston TR12 7RH

Competitive Salary with excellent benefits

38 hours per week, working a day routine 


Serco have exciting opportunities for Merlin Aircraft Engineering Fitter to join our site in RNAS Culdrose, Helston. We are proud to support the IMOS (Integrated Merlin Operational Support) at Royal Navy Air Station Culdrose, that delivers services ranging from the repair and maintenance of Military aircraft- and off aircraft support services.  Culdrose is one of the Navy`s two principal air bases, and one of the busiest military airfields in the UK.

Our Aircraft Engineers will support Aircraft Engineering services at RNAS Culdrose in the IMOS Contract supporting operational deliverables and interfaces in a highly regulated environment.


Essential requirements for the role


  • Minimum of 3 years working in an airworthiness environment, relevant experience for the Merlin aircraft
  • Previous experience and a good working knowledge of the following:
  • Merlin Aircraft Engineering and Aircraft Systems.
  • Merlin Aircraft Servicing and Support Equipment.
  • Lean Operating Procedures.
  • Naval Air Publications and Compound – Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (CIETP).
  • Health and Safety, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations, Tool Control and Quality Practices.
  • An understanding of Engineering and Asset Management Systems.
  • Completed a Maintenance Human Factors Course.


What we offer:


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Up to 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you’ll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.



To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We’re also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.