ASSE Fitter

  • Job Reference: 160884
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
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  • Location: Somerset (BA22 8HT), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £25,000 to £25,200
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description



Having been awarded the contract to provide Aircraft Engineering Support and Airfield Services (AESAS) at Royal Naval Air Stations (RNAS) Yeovilton and Culdrose, we're continuing our strong working relationship across both these sites in supporting the Royal Navy's Merlin and Wildcat Helicopter Forces.

The Fitter ASSE will fulfil the duties of a Fitter Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Aircraft Servicing Support Equipment (ASSE) in accordance with Depth Operating Procedures (DOP), individual Engineering Authorisation Certificates and the Serco Management System (SMS).The successful post holder will be responsible to their Line Manager / Supervisor for ensuring that they cooperate with Line Management on all Health and Safety and Environmental matters.  All contracted tasks are carried out in accordance with current Customer Policy and Regulations and other applicable statutory Regulations. Further training courses necessary to their job are attended as required by their Line Management. Other tasks within their capability are carried out as directed by their Line Manager. They participate in Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives and associated programmes when required. They remain flexible and carry out any other tasks within their capabilities and experience in support of the Contract as directed by the Site and Engineering Manager or their representative.



What you need to do the job:

Fitters (GSE)/(ASSE) are to have a good knowledge of aircraft servicing and engineering support equipment, with a working knowledge of the following: Aircraft Servicing and Support Equipment.

For this position, you will also require experience in the following areas:

  • Lean Operating Procedures.
  • Naval Air Publications.
  • Health and Safety, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations, Tool Control and Quality Practices.
  • Completed a Maintenance Human Factors Course.



What we offer

  • £25,000 - £25,200 per annum
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



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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. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident level 3 employer and holder of the Silver 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. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.