Aircraft Technician for Support Contract in UAE

Vacancies 14 June 2019

Closing date



Abu Dhabi


Heléne Bergqvist +46 (13) 184314
Magnus Thörnvall +46 (13) 184355
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In this role, you will be a part of a support team to start up our new Support Operation in Abu Dhabi.

Your role

As Aircraft Technician you will join a team to perform maintenance and dispatch flights for the Global Eye Special Mission Aircrafts delivered to the customer.

You will be based in Abu Dhabi as an Ex-patriat for 2 years with option to extend the assignment. You will be a part of an operational support team in an international Airborne Early Warning project headed by Saab Support & Services. The support team will include Saab specialist on Aircraft, Radar, EW, Communications and ground systems.

The duty will typically contain:

  • Troubleshooting, repair and performance of scheduled maintenance of Global 6000, engines, avionics and electrical systems
  • Repair and scheduled maintenance of ground support equipment
  • Preparation and documentation of all maintenance actions as described by the procedures
  • Perform corrective actions of maintenance discrepancies
  • Line maintenance and dispatch of aircrafts
  • Perform component maintenance
  • Receiving inspections of components and equipment. Assist with duties within the store and in the logistic supply chain
  • Cooperate and work in close relation to the mission system technicians

Your profile

Your qualifications consist of:

  • Aircraft Technician with EASA Part-66 B1and/or B2 license
  • Global 6000 type rating is meritorious but not required
  • Experience within aircraft maintenance procedures, inspections and good knowledge in usage of technical reference materials (maintenance manuals, illustrated part catalogues, service bulletins, structural repair manuals, engineering drawings, airworthiness-notes etc)
  • Good general knowledge in computer based maintenance systems, able to learn new procedures and systems. To have a basic understanding of the aviation system, regulations and standards
  • Good communicator, fluent in English both written and spoken
  • Ability to work in a team environment with an interest of sharing knowledge and experiences  with colleagues and with our customer 
  • You are curious and eager to embrace new cultures, non-judgmental, tolerant and very customers focused
  • Must pass any Visa- and Security clearance requirements

What you will be a part of

Airborne ISR (business unit within Support & Services) is leading the In Service Support contract in UAE. You find more information about Saab Support & Services here.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

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