SAS116 - Avionics Lead Technician

Job Purpose

The Avionics Lead Technician will plan and oversee the manufacture, assembly and testing of avionic components from drawings to exacting tolerances (under Part 21G approval). To support the installation and commissioning of avionic modifications.

About Specialist Aviation Services Limited (SAS)

Specialist Aviation Services Limited specialises in providing bespoke aviation solutions for emergency services, corporate and utility operators. 

We provide a comprehensive range of professionally managed aviation solutions and leading edge support to the emergency services and other organisations which rely on aircraft as part of their own operations.

Our mission is to provide excellent, dependable helicopter and aviation services in our specialist markets so that we are the first choice partner of the customers and communities we are proud to serve. 

Our Core Values 

At SAS, we believe that ‘how’ our employees do their role is as important as ‘what’ they do. This is key to our culture, how we get things done and how we collaborate with each other.

  • We are passionate about Performance
  • We learn and strive for continual Improvement
  • We show Kindness and support to our colleagues
  • We are Rigorous in our attention to detail and procedures
  • We earn the right to celebrate success and have Fun

What Are We Looking For?

  • Drive and Commitment
  • Team Player 
  • Effective Communicator
  • Problem Solver
  • Safety Conscious
  • Customer Focus & Passion for HEMS 

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervision of a small team of skilled avionic technicians, in the production of parts from drawings to meet or exceed customer, regulatory and company standards;
  • To coordinate manpower to ensure adherence to budget and timescales;
  • To adapt to the changing requirements of our organisation and be prepared to work under Part 21 or Part 145 regulation as required by the tasks in hand;
  • The completion of paperwork i.a.w. company and regulatory requirements;
  • To provide clear, constructive feedback to the design team to ensure the highest standards and continuous improvement of our product;
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Company’s Production Organisation Handbook and other Company design and manufacturing standards;
  • Support transversal areas such as design, customer liaison, and procurement;
  • Any other duties required by the company as may be consistent with the role.

Health and Safety

  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by complying with all Company standards and adhering to legal regulations.
  • Be aware of personal health and safety and the health and safety of others at work. 

Environment and Sustainability 

  • Minimise our environmental impact by complying with all Company standards and adhering to regulatory requirements.
  • Be mindful of the impact our operations and your actions may have on the environment, and be proactive in identifying ways that we can improve.

Emergency Response

  • Maintain knowledge of the emergency response programme policies, processes and procedures, as defined by the Emergency Response Procedures. Be prepared to respond in a crisis as an ERP representative, if required by the role. 

Essential Skills & Qualifications


  • Experience working for a Part 21G production organisation and Part 145 maintenance organisation;
  • Experience of managing and organising a team of Engineers;
  • Willingness to work outside of normal working hours, if required;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proactive approach to work;
  • Confident, approachable and enthusiastic;
  • Accurate, numerate with excellent attention to detail;
  • Team player with the ability to work autonomously;
  • Flexibility to travel, when required;
  • Excellent communication skills.


Specialist Aviation Services Limited is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment.

Please Note - To be considered for a role you must:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK;  
  • Live in the UK or be willing to relocate for the role.