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Vehicle Electrician


Gloucester, GB, GL20 8LZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Vehicle Electrician
Location:              Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire 
Compensation:     £28,924 + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF55612


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 Electrician at our Ashchurch site.


The role
As a Vehicle Electrician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. With your skills and experience, you’ll be undertaking the servicing, repair, maintenance and overhaul of vehicles and electrical equipment, including diagnostic and inspection duties. You’ll also be carrying out equipment examination to meet production requirements.


Day to day, you’ll carry out the inspection, servicing, repair and overhaul of vehicles, assemblies, electrical and general equipment including diagnostic duties, manufacture miscellaneous items and carry out examination tasks to meet production needs. You may also carry out similar duties to occasional civilian vehicles and mechanic equipment.  


  • Carry out work to the required standard and specification as detailed on the job card in accordance with the customer requirements, current regulations, local instructions, processes and other approved technical publications
  • Diagnose, inspect and assess vehicles and associated mechanical / electrical equipment in line with skills & competency
  • Ensure all job transactions are accurately recorded and carried out in accordance with current ERP processes and that work completed and time taken to complete the job is submitted daily to the department / section Supervisor
  • Completion of vehicle and equipment documentation and test certificates / reports to current standards
  • Ensure stores and equipment issued to job are used for their correct purpose and un-used or new faulty material is returned to the section / department Supervisor as soon as it is identified


This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools or standing for extended periods of time.

This role is full time 37-hours per week and will be based at our Ashchurch site. 


Essential experience of the Vehicle Electrician:

  • Previous experience within similar role 
  • Hydraulics experience
  • Dealership / Local Garage experience
  • A real team player with the ability to adapt and build rapport


Qualifications for the Vehicle Electrician:

  • Must have completed recognised Military or Civilian training in the relevant trade discipline or a recognised accredited Apprenticeship in relevant discipline.


Attained at least one of the following minimum academic qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Level 1, 2 & 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)
  • ONC (in the relevant trade discipline)
  • NVQ Level 3 (in the relevant trade discipline

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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, 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: 17/04/24

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