Engineering & Technical Trades


Engineering Officers are responsible for the acquisition, maintenance and through-life support of our aircraft. It’s a dynamic job that requires problem solving, strong leadership and an eye for detail.


This career is ideal if you like getting your hands dirty as well as using your head to solve technical problems. As a vital part of our ground crew, you’ll be trained to manufacture and repair a variety of equipment, using various metals and alloys.
Do you think you could strip down an aircraft and rebuild it? With this job you’ll find out how – servicing, overhauling and maintaining all our aircraft systems and components.
From guided missiles to explosives, this is your opportunity to understand and maintain some of the world’s most awesome weapons systems.
Electronics Technician
Travel the world and work on our expanding fleet of aircraft, learning how to maintain and repair the complex electronics systems that keep them flying.
Good with your hands and have an interest in motor vehicles? As a GSE Technician, you’ll have a hands-on role in maintaining a wide range of specialist vehicles and equipment.
If you’re keen on a hands-on technical career and love aircraft, this is definitely the job for you. As a Machinist in the Air Force, you’ll be responsible for the manufacture and repair of aeronautical and non-aeronautical equipment, using a range of complex and technically advanced machines and tools.

As a Safety & Surface Technician you will be responsible for keeping our aircraft and equipment in peak operational condition.