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Fuels Distribution Systems Technician Full Time

at RAF LAKENHEATH London in London (Published at 13-01-2021)

Vacancy Number: 48 CES VA21 RPA 48195

Closes: 12 February 2021, 23:5

39.00 hours per week

£12.77 per hour

Main Purpose

You w ill maintain, inspect, install, repair, replace and modify liquid fuel storage and distribution systems and their electrical

components. Inspects and tests fuel receiving, storage, and distribution facilities and performs preventative maintenance on

fuel systems and components. Performs all phases of liquid fuel system and component maintenance including preventative

maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and modif ication. Troubleshoots and repairs problems in the electrical components of

liquid fuel distribution systems. Participates in cleaning interior of bulk storage tanks, above and below ground, by entering

tanks. Utilizes safety practices and procedures follow ing established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and

clean w ork environment.

Knowledge and Experience Required

In your application please provide detailed work experience as it relates to the required competencies listed

below, as this w ill be used to determine your qualification for this position.

1. Must have NVQ/City and Guilds Level 2 Welding and Mechanical Engineering certif ication, or HND/HNC/BTEC, or

equivalent in an appropriate discipline. **Please submit a copy with the application form in order to validate this


2. Must have know ledge and documented experience of fuel distribution and storage systems ; of the physical

properties and hazards associated w ith the handling of various types of petroleum fuels; and of preventative

maintenance and inspection techniques as applied to fuel distribution and storage systems.

3. Know ledge and experience of the troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electrical components such as

electric motors, disconnect sw itches, starters, contractors, solenoids and magnetic sw itches.

4. Must have know ledge of and experience applying safety regulations, procedures and practices.

5. Must be able to calibrate fuel dispensing systems, tank and pressure gauges.

6. Skill in techniques used to measure, cut, thread, join and f it piping and tubing.

7. Must be able to analyze deficiencies and diagnose malfunctions of system components such as automatic

control valves.

Other Important Information

1. Shift w ork may be required.

2. The employee may be required to w ork other than normal duty hours, w hich may include evening, w eekends, and/or


3. The w ork may require that the employee be certif ied in the use of a respirator.

4. Must be able to w ork in confined spaces and must pass C53 (confined space level3) certif ication in order to w ork in

high risk confines spaces.

5. Must be able to use full w orking breathing apparatus in the event of an emergency.

6. The w ork may require that the employee be certif ied or be able to be certif ied as qualif ied for entry into hazardous

liquid fuel tanks for inspection, cleaning and repair.

7. An appropriate, valid driver?s license is required for the position.

8. May be assigned other duties that are appropriate to the grade and skill set of the incumbent.

9. Please note that this position may be coded as mission essential.

Monday ? Sunday 0800-1600 hours


Paid Annual Leave

Paid Sick Leave

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Who Can Apply

Citizens of the U.K., Nationals of European Community (EC) Countries, and Commonw ealth Citizens, other Foreign Nationals, and

Stateless persons provided no restrictions have been imposed as a condition of continued residency in the UK.

Applicants w ho have a minimum of f ive years consecutive residency in the UK are considered for this position; how ever, those w ho do

not meet this criteria w ill be considered on a case-by-case basis. All successful applicants w ill require a security clearance.

Please note pre-appointment security clearance requirements may delay start date.

Proof of identif ication in the form of a photo ID w ill be required, for example a driving licence or current passport.

This position may have certain restrictions to US citizens due to the Status of Forces Agreement.

For additional information contact the LNDH team on 01638 544955.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must complete an application form obtainable from the Civilian Personnel Website;

https://w ww.mildenhall.af.mil/Portals/9/documents/civ_pers/AFD-150724-024.pdf?ver=2016-04-28-085219-410. All applications, w ith

relevant attachments and CV must be submitted via email to [email protected] and received prior to the closing date.

Equal Opportunity Employer

There w ill be no discrimination in employment practices based on gender, age, marital status, disability, race, nationality, religion or

beliefs, sexual orientation, being or not being a member of a trade union.


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