Engineering Technician

Posting Date: 19 November 2019

Location: Ashton, Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Company: Babcock

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Engineering Technician

Permanent, Full-time

Bristol Based


About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an Engineering Technician to join our Defence Systems Technology business unit which is within the Marine Division. You’ll be part of a large production function working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, for the Royal Navy and international clients.  

Using your experience as an engineering technician you will be responsible to carry out strip inspection and repair including hydraulic, pneumatic and load testing of marine mechanical and electrical assemblies to accommodate high level of activity on various contracts

As well as being part of a business that continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, we’ll also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you’d expect from a global company. 


What do I need to do the role?


You’ll need to have previous fitting/assembly/build experience, within a medium or heavy engineering environment and hold either an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering or the equivalent qualifications.


Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:


  • Understanding of detail strip, rebuild and pressure/load test of hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies.
  • Excellent written communication and good understanding of IT skills (word, excel).
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety (COSHH, Manual Handling, Lifting and Slinging).
  • Time served apprentice, ex-military technician or engineer with marine experience. 


What else do I need to know?


  • We are based at Ashton, Bristol.
  • Permanent position with a competitive annual salary and excellent benefits.
  • Hours are 7:30am to 16:00 Monday to Thursday and 7:30am to 12:30 on Friday. 
  • Overtime is available


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock 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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience then we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with Simon James at


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