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Join the Build & Maintenance team based in Bristol as an Avionics Technician and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation.

What success will look like for you, as an Avionics Technician?

As an Avionics Technician, you will be required to assist in the building, commissioning and deployment of test rigs as well as assisting in the successful completion of our flight test programme including possible temporary overseas deployments.

You will also be assisting with the build, testing, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of sub-assemblies and full aircraft systems including low and high voltage electrical and mechanical systems as well as providing support for aircraft systems test and flight test activities.

You will be working closely with a variety of engineering teams and occasionally you may be required to work a shift system or additional hours for high load periods within the business.

You will report directly into the Production Leader and be a key member of the Build & Maintenance team, supporting the continued development of our in-house expertise, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

What would we like you to bring.

We want you to be successful in your role, in order to achieve this, you will need to have proven experience with structural production techniques, repairs and composite materials (Mechanical engineering). You will also have a good working knowledge of High Voltage electrical systems, wiring harness build techniques including crimping and soldering (electrical engineering).

Additionally, you will hold an accredited aerospace engineering qualification or equivalent. Relevant commercial aircraft apprenticeship or military equivalent is desirable.

Preferably you will have a good working knowledge of aircraft documentation, maintenance manuals and engineering drawings.

What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  

Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.


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