Home to areas such as Watford, St Albans and Stevenage, Hertfordshire is in the south of England, and is the location of a large volume of medieval and Tudor buildings. The area has close to 1.2 million residents, and the county's Aviation employers work closely with recruitment agencies to hire those candidates in Hertfordshire who specialise in this sector.
Hertfordshire, which borders the likes of Cambridgeshire and Greater London, has employment agencies on hand to help fill permanent, temporary or contract Aviation vacancies. The area is home to some agencies that specialise in employing people for technical positions, with Aviation roles falling under this umbrella. In addition though, agencies that cover a host of sectors including Aviation and Aerospace can also be found in the county.
Due to the skills needed to undertake many of the jobs in the Aviation sector, it invariably means the salaries offered are reasonable. This is the case in Hertfordshire, which performs well in terms of overall employment. An Electrical Engineer working in the region can command a starting salary that is as high as £28,000, rising to £35,000. An Aircraft Engineer in Hertfordshire can earn up to £32,000, and for Simulation / Modelling Engineers, this figure is £45,000.
The county is well served with Aviation sector job opportunities due to the significant employers present. One such company is Airbus Group, the multinational Aerospace and Defence corporation, which has a base in Stevenage. Continental Data Graphics (CDG) also have an office in the county. Situated in Welwyn Garden City, CDG serves a range of industries including Aviation and significantly, is part of major Aircraft Manufacturing company Boeing.
Elsewhere in Hertfordshire, UTC Aerospace Systems, a supplier of technologically advanced aerospace products also has some of its operations situated in the county, specifically Hemel Hempstead.