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Mobile Licensed Aircraft Engineer


Darlington, GB, DL7 9NJ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Mobile Licensed Aircraft Engineer
Location:              Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF52900


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 Mobile Licensed Aircraft Engineer at our RAF Leeming site.


The role
As a Mobile Licensed Aircraft Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will help to drive the delivery of the flying activities at RAF Leeming or any of our thirteen other sites alongside your Babcock and Military colleagues by taking a ‘Whole Force’ approach to our activities and ensuring that Babcock’s excellent safety and delivery reputation is always maintained.

Day to day, you’ll be responsible alongside a team of mechanical and avionic Licensed Aircraft Engineers for the generation and release to service of serviceable and safe aircraft in accordance with civilian legislation/regulation and in line with Babcock company approvals.


  • Ensure aircraft engineering, line and depth maintenance and all other engineering related activities and services are provided as required to always meet and exceed customer expectations and contractual needs.
  • Coordinating all Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) part 145 paperwork.  


This role is full time, 40 hours per week based onsite at RAF Leeming – depending on site requirements, provided with suitable notice. Shift patterns and timings may be changed if deployed to match the needs of the site. Weekends included. 


Essential experience of the Mobile Licensed Aircraft Engineer:

  • Specific technical knowledge    
  • Sound understanding of partnering and alliance between customer and contract
  • Supervisory experience in a Civil/Military aviation environment
  • Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required
  • Driving licence
  • Knowledge of MoD Engineering procedures/documentation

Qualifications for the Mobile Licensed Aircraft Engineer:

  • EASA Part 66, B1.2 licence


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC 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 the majority of 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 130 years 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: 24/04/2024




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