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Become aircraft technician

KONGSBERG is establishing a closer cooperation with the Municipality / County and the Armed Forces regarding technical education in upper secondary schools, apprenticeship schemes and need for military basic education.

WHY APPLY FOR AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN BARDUFOSS?

In July 2019, the Armed Forces and KONGSBERG signed a strategic cooperation agreement on the operation and maintenance of air systems. As a result, a cooperation agreement has been established for the operation and maintenance of the NH90 helicopters.

As a part of this agreement, KONGSBERG will establish around 60-70 new and safe positions at Bardufoss and this is the starting point for establishing cooperation on education and several apprenticeships in the area.

WHAT IS  AN AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN?

Aircraft technicians repair, maintain, and replace parts of the aircraft engine, cabin, mechanical equipment, structure (blades, stabilizers) and mechanical installations. Work tasks may include:

  • troubleshooting, testing and maintaining aircraft engines
  • assemble and final test components in mechanical equipment
  • maintain the aircraft's maintenance structure
  • replace, adjust and test fixed mechanical installations

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"My education as an aircraft structure mechanic makes me attractive in the job market. I learn something new every day, and gain sense of achievement and pride in my results."
Kristine Ristan Aure, apprentice at Kongsberg Aviation Maintenance Services

OTHER PLACES WHERE YOU CAN STUDY TO BECOME AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN:

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