Ground Crew


PDG Aviation Services is one of the leading onshore helicopter operators in the UK and Ireland, we are currently recruiting for a Ground Crew to join our busy team.

The position is based at our Inverness Base located at Dalcross Industrial Estate. This is a full time and permanent position, with a 40-hour contract, the role will require working away from home at remote locations throughout the UK and Ireland.

Key Responsibilities

  • Refuelling aircraft both at the company base and remote operating locations
  • Driving fuel bowsers and underslung equipment to remote operating locations
  • Hooking on and off underslung loads at the remote operating locations
  • Rigging of loads for underslung operations
  • Preparation of the pick-up and drop-off points
  • Ensuring the safety of the working area under and immediately around the helicopter
  • Aircraft loading for passenger transfers at remote operating locations
  • Routine husbandry of underslung equipment at our Inverness base

Key Requirements:

  • Physically fit and enjoy working outdoors. This can include working in poor weather conditions
  • Full UK driving license
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to be self-motivated
  • Flexible approach to working hours and patterns as the position will require working away from home and at weekends when required
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK


  • Full training will be provided for the role working alongside our experienced ground crew in underslung and helicopter operations
  • Other training will include ADR (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road) and trailer training (if required)


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and CV to