Vehicle Mechanic

Posting Date: 19 March 2020

Location: Chatham, Kent, GB, ME4 4UG

Company: Babcock

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Vehicle Mechanic
Chatham, Kent



About the role


Babcock International is one of the largest providers of support services to the emergency services sector. We manage vehicles and equipment on behalf of organisations such as London Fire Brigade, Metropolitan Police Service and the Highways Agency. And as one of our Vehicle Mechanics, you’ll play a vital role in keeping their vehicles on the road and in great working order.


You will be responsible for the technical repair of military and commercial pattern wheeled vehicles, and towed and ancillary equipment in accordance with faults noted on inspection or reported by the user.


Working from Chatham, you’ll find that no two days are the same as you service, repair and complete a variety of vehicles and equipment to high quality standards.


You will also carry out servicing on the full range of equipment supported in accordance with their respective servicing schedules.


What do I need to do the role?


First and foremost you’ll need to be educated to Level 2 in mechanical engineering, vehicle maintenance or similar (NVQ, City & Guilds) as a minimum.


You will also have previous experience as a vehicle mechanic, from either civilian or military background, and hold a valid and appropriate UK driving licence.


What else do I need to know?


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


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


All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.

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.


Job reference: 30067


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