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Vehicle Technician

Location: 

Swindon, GB, SN15 4PZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:  Vehicle Technician
Location:  Lyneham, UK - Onsite
Compensation: Competitive + benefits
Role Type:  Full time / Permanent
Role ID:  SF 43222

Make your skills count


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 Vehicle Technician at Lyneham.


As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Defence Training
The Vehicle Technician role is based within our our Defence Training business area.

 

The role

 

The difference our new Vehicle Technician will make

As a Vehicle Technician you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is your opportunity to join Babcock as a Vehicle Technician and become part of a high performing team. You will be required to diagnose, maintain and carry out repairs on a wide range of sophisticated military equipment ranging from a Landrover to a Challenger 2 main battle tank.

 

We are looking for someone to positively support and assist the management team in achieving positive outcomes within specified timeframes for our customer. As part of the team, you will be an enthusiastic and driven individual looking for something a bit different to the norm, who will deliver their best with the ability to support and encourage colleagues to achieve the same high standards.

 

Day to day, you’ll be responsible for conducting in depth diagnostic, mechanical, and electrical work on a wide range of equipment (on the job training and courses available) including modifications where required, read and utilise and repair manuals and modern diagnostic schematics through modern media assets as required.

 

You will also conduct servicing, repair and maintenance activities as per the manufacturer’s instructions and publications and ensure all equipment Job Cards are completed accurately and correctly.

 

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 


Essential experience
•    Level 3 Vehicle Technician qualification, NVQ or City & Guilds
•    Minimum 2 years’ experience in a busy workshop environment


Desired experience 
•    Diagnostic Technician qualification or significant proven diagnostic experience 
•    Hold a current category ‘B’ license 
•    Competent at utilising laptops and diagnostic computers 


You must hold or have ability to obtain SC security clearance


What we offer
Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

 

Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

 

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces CovenantIf you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
 
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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.

 

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