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Survival Equipment Technician (SET)


Royal Navy
Salary: £18,000 the minimum you'll earn after training
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: General Engineering Jobs
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* Age: 16 - 39
* Education: No qualifications
* Salary: £18,000 the minimum you'll earn after training
* Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
* Progression: £48,000 earn over this amount as you progress
* Benefits: Free medical and dental care

Your role

* As a Survival Equipment Technician, you’ll make sure your crewmates and passengers are fully equipped and know what to do in an emergency on board a Royal Navy aircraft.

* You’ll look after the crew’s protective gear, such as immersion suits, flying helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes and emergency breathing equipment.

* You will maintain the aircraft’s survival packs, radio beacons, distress flares, life jackets and life rafts. And most importantly, you’ll train people to use them in an emergency.

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You’ll also instruct on how to escape underwater from a ditched helicopter and other conduct survival drills.

* You will have the opportunity to serve on the world's most advanced aircraft carriers and with new and exciting aircraft Forces, including the F35B Lightning Stealth fighter at RAF Marham, the Merlin Mk2 Submarine Hunter at RNAS Culdrose, the Merlin Mk4 Helicopter and the Wildcat Maritime Attack Helicopter at RNAS Yeoviliton
* Age: 16 - 39
* Education: No qualifications
* Salary: £18,000 the minimum you'll earn after training
* Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
* Progression: £48,000 earn over this amount as you progress
* Benefits: Free medical and dental care

Your role

* As a Survival Equipment Technician, you’ll make sure your crewmates and passengers are fully equipped and know what to do in an emergency on board a Royal Navy aircraft.

* You’ll look after the crew’s protective gear, such as immersion suits, flying helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes and emergency breathing equipment.

* You will maintain the aircraft’s survival packs, radio beacons, distress flares, life jackets and life rafts. And most importantly, you’ll train people to use them in an emergency.

*
You’ll also instruct on how to escape underwater from a ditched helicopter and other conduct survival drills.

* You will have the opportunity to serve on the world's most advanced aircraft carriers and with new and exciting aircraft Forces, including the F35B Lightning Stealth fighter at RAF Marham, the Merlin Mk2 Submarine Hunter at RNAS Culdrose, the Merlin Mk4 Helicopter and the Wildcat Maritime Attack Helicopter at RNAS Yeoviliton
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