Vehicle Mechanic - Area Support Team (AST) - Aldershot

Posting Date: 17 October 2020

Location: Aldershot, Hampshire, GB, GU11 2DX

Company: Babcock

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AST Vehicle Mechanic


About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an AST Vehicle Mechanic to carry out routine and bespoke inspection, servicing, maintenance, fault diagnosis mechanical/electrical repair to a wide range of advanced military wheeled vehicles to Level 1 - 3 Maintenance Standards.


You will be based in the UK for first 12 months’ and the 1 month on, 1 month off IF deployed.


What do I need to do the role?


You will hold a recognised qualification in Automotive Engineering with a minimum C&G level 3 or BTEC/IMI/NVQ equivalent or have served in HM Armed Forces as a Vehicle Mechanic Class One.


You will also hold a B1 driving license and demonstrate IT competency in utilising laptops and diagnostic computers with a good understanding of MS Word and Excel.


What else do I need to know?


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. 

You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


Application Guidance


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If you experience difficulties please visit our careers website. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 24/09/2020

Job reference: 31047

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