Aircraft Electrician

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Aircraft Electrician

The role requires an individual to install electrical/ avionic kits and/or build/make off harnesses/cable assemblies in line with Planning & Design Engineering data.

In this position you may be required to work on Aircraft and Electrical Sub-assembly

Main Duties:

  • Requires competence in the assembly of electrical and electronic parts, materials, hardware, wiring harnesses, components and sub-assemblies into completed assemblies for the manufacture and modification of electrical, electronic, electro-mechanical equipment, equipment racks, instrument consoles etc.
  • Requires competence in the mounting, installation, bonding and testing of various electrical, electronic and electro-mechanical systems used in the modification of any type of aircraft.
  • Requires the competence to install minor pre-fabricated parts and assemblies to assist in the final installation of electrical and avionic components.
  • Requires the competence to perform electrical/electro-mechanical system operational checks, trouble shoot and correct malfunctions and may, if certified and under supervision, be requested to perform engine runs and ensure that the aircraft is flightworthy.
  • Has the ability to work, mainly un-supervised, from technical drawings, aircraft manufacturer?s manuals, written or verbal instructions and retrieves production data directly from computer systems.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of organisational procedures and specifications in accordance with job requirements.
  • Follows Health & Safety practices and contributes to the safe working environment of the Aircraft Modification Centre.

Candidate Requirements:
Experience working in the aerospace industry in an aircraft maintenance and mission integration environment
  • Experience of working on 'live' aircraft.

  • Previous knowledge and experience working on the King Air B350 and GEX aircraft platforms
  • Previous experience as an Approved Operator.
  • Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
  • 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary ?Life Assurance?
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme?s.
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared parental leave.
  • 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
  • Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

To apply visit the link to the website
and search for Req ID: 123372BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

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