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LAFT Aircraft Technician


Bath, GB, BA22 8HT

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                Aircraft Technician
Location:                Yeovilton, Somerset
Compensation:      £30,835.08
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF54294


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Aircraft Technician at our Yeovilton site.


The role
As an Aircraft Technician you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. An exciting opportunity to join a well-established contract providing class leading support to the UK Ministry of Defence. An interesting, dynamic and rewarding role utilising specialist skills whilst operating within a small team, albeit being part of a much bigger International organisation. 


Day to day, you will assist in the ground movement of aircraft and be key part of our flight-line operations, including the preparation of aircraft for the upcoming days flying, conducting see-in and see-off procedures as well as being authorised to carry out fuel and oil replenishment on the aircraft, as well as:

  • undertaking scheduled and corrective maintenance and completing all documentation iaw with current legislation and company procedures. 
  • There will be some general duties as required, including (but not limited to), driving, stores duties, housekeeping and other responsibilities as allocated by the LAE or SOM.


This role is full time and based onsite at Yeovilton, however the company may on occasion, ask you to deploy to other sites or support detachments at other operating locations.

Essential experience of the Aircraft Technician:

  • Aircraft engineering experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required
  • Driving Licence

Qualifications for the Aircraft Technician:

  • Recognised Aircraft Apprenticeship, military experience or NVQ level 3 or equivalent.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 21/03/2024



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