Aircraft Technician Saab 340 AEW in the United Arab Emirates

Vacancies 04 October 2018

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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Magnus Thörnvall, Recruiting Manager +46 13 184355
Heléne Bergqvist, HR +46 13 184314
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What you will be a part of

Support and Services, a business area of Saab, supplies a wide range of services and integrated support solutions to customers in defence and on commercial markets for cost-efficient support of systems and platforms throughout their life cycle.

You will be part of an operational support team in an international AEW - (Airborne Early Warning) Project headed by Saab Support & Services.

Your role

As an Aircraft Technician, you will join a team to perform scheduled and unscheduled line- and base maintenance on Saab 340 aircraft at a Customer base in the U.A.E.

The role may also include tasks as component maintenance, maintenance planning and logistic duties.

Responsibilities/Scope of work includes;

  • Troubleshoot, inspect, repair and maintain Saab 340 aircraft, engines, avionics, electrical systems and ground support equipment.
  • Plan and document all maintenance actions as prescribed by established procedures.
  • Perform corrective actions on maintenance discrepancies.
  • Perform specialist assignments, which can be but are not limited to, flight line, base maintenance, aircraft repairs, maintenance planning, refuelling, performing maintenance pre-flights and post-flights required.
  • Perform acceptance inspections on components/equipment and assist the parts-stock.
  • Complete all maintenance records and logbooks as required.

Your skills and experience

For this position you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Your are an Aircraft Technician with current Part-66 B1&B2 or FAA A&P certificates.
  • Your are well experienced within the Saab 340 aircraft, maintenance procedures and inspections. You also have good knowledge in the use of technical reference materials (maintenance manuals, illustrated part catalogues, service bulletins, structural repair manuals, engineering drawings, airworthiness-notes etc.)
  • Your are a good communicator, fluent in English both written and spoken.
  • You have the ability to work in a team environment with an interest in sharing knowledge and experiences also with our customer.      
  • You have good knowledge in using computer based maintenance systems and are experienced from quality work according to Military and/or Civil aviation standards.
  • You are curious and eager to embrace new cultures, non-judgmental, tolerant and very customers focused.
  • Must pass any Visa- and Security clearance requirements.

We look forward to your application!

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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