29 Mar '13, 5pm

Got a thing for firepower? A Weapons Technician role could be for you. Find out more here: #CareerOfTheWeek #OpenRole

As a Weapon Technician, your primary responsibilities are to arm the fighter and bomber aircraft with weapons and to make sure that all the weapons management and release systems are in full working order. Most Weapon Technicians spend their first tour of duty working on operational flying squadrons, helping with ground-handling tasks and preparing aircraft for their next flight. Like all engineering personnel working on a flying squadron, you may get the chance to work overseas. Training The RAF’s technician training earns you a National Engineering Certificate at Level 3 and an Advanced Apprenticeship, including an NVQ Level 3. Whatever your skills when you join, you can be sure of getting valuable training in a specialist trade. Opportunities As you get more experienced, you may go on to work in an Armament Bay, servicing and repairing ejection seats, gun pods, bomb car...

Full article: http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/jobs/weapontechnician.cfm?n...

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