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Aviation; matching ex-Military profiles

AVIATION; matching ex-Military profiles

The Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force all contain aviation assets whether these are of a fixed wing or rotary type.  There is a large pool of highly skilled military personnel who both fly and maintain aircraft of all sizes and types and therefore this community of personnel are highly desirable within the commercial sector.

Military Skills Match

  • Royal Navy/RAF Aircraft Engineering Technician – Mechanical/Electrical
  • Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 
  • Army Aircraft Technician
  • RAF/ Royal Navy Survival Equipment Fitter
  • RAF/ Royal Navy Air Traffic Controller

Qualifications Gained

Military aviation professionals gain commercially recognised qualifications during their armed forces career, these can include:

  • BTEC/City & Guilds/NVQ, HNC/HND, Degree Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Holds Certificate of Higher Education in Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical)
  • BA (Hons) (Aviation)  Organisational Capability Development
  • City & Guilds Aeronautical Engineering
  • NVQ Level 5 Leadership and Management 
  • 17th Edition
  • NEBOSH/IOSH Managing Safely

Successful Placements

The following presents a small sample of Administrator positions we have successfully filled:

Aircraft Engineer, Hungerford– Ex Royal Navy Aircraft Engineering Technician with transferable skills including; service, maintenance and repair of all mechanical components associated with aircraft.  Hands on experience with rotating equipment and machinery.  Experience with engines, gearboxes, pumps, motors, valves etc.  Ability read and interpret engineering diagrams.

Survival Equipment Fitter, Tetbury, Ex Royal Navy Survival Equipment Engineer with transferrable skills including; Maintenance of all aspects of survival equipment including life rafts, flotation equipment, flying clothing, night-vision devices and parachutes fitted to Military aircraft.  Instructing Aircrew and other personnel in survival situations, both at sea and on land.  

Aviation Instructor, Darlington – Ex Royal Air Force Air Traffic Control/Flight Operations Commissioned Officer with transferable skills including; Provided Air Traffic Services to civilian and military aircraft in a highly complex radar and visual circuit environments, both in the UK and overseas.  Supervising all ATC staff training. 

Multi-Skilled Technician, Altrincham – Ex Army Aircraft Engineer with transferable skills including; working with a variety of systems including hydraulics, pneumatics, avionics, electrical and weaponry.  Delivering routine and non-routine servicing of aircraft and maintenance systems.  Fault diagnosis and rectification on all aircraft systems, including avionics and mechanical.

Aircraft Technician, Wantage – Ex Royal Air Force Aircraft Mechanical Technician with transferrable skills including; hands on servicing and maintenance of aircraft hydraulic systems, airframe structures and associated flying controls.

Are you recruiting?

We can support you in accessing this hard to reach talent pool of candidates matching your specific Aviation requirements in order to find you your ideal candidate.

Give a member of our team a call on 0333 3445577 so we can discuss your vacancy and provide you with the best advice, alternatively send us your vacancy:

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What our clients say about us?

Thank you for all the hard work you’ve done again this year finding me, yet again, fantastic candidates for interview

Please thank everyone at Demob for all their invaluable help this year and wish them all a Very Merry Christmas

I was asking for help on LinkedIn after finding myself out of work for the first time in my adult life, Joanne was the first to message me and also took the time to call me and help me in my search for my next job. It was amazing to see how committed she seemed to finding me a new role. I can't thank her enough for the advice she gave me and I could not have asked for a better call to make me feel more at ease and confident in my quest for a new job. Thank you Joanne, you've been amazing

The interviews went very well.  All on time.  All the guys interviewed really well and they met our brief with regard to “job fit” so that was spot on – thank you.  We have the difficult task of selecting one as all are suitable. To be honest I’ve thought about firing myself to make room.  We plan to meet internally soon and make our decision promptly. Hopefully by tomorrow but latest by the coming Monday.

Many thanks as always you really came up with the goods again.

I would like to firstly thank you for providing two exceptional candidates, both candidates were everything we asked for within the job specification and I believe that this was the correct approach to recruiting for this position.

I am very grateful for the effort you have put into filling this vacancy, and I look forward to dealing with yourself again in the future.

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