Vehicle Servicing Operative

Posting Date: 19 November 2020

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP7 7RA

Company: Babcock

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Vehicle Servicing Operative

About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Vehicle Servicing Operative.


An opportunity has arisen at Wattisham Flying Station for a Servicing Operative working at 7 Aviation Close Support Battalion REME. The contract runs until 31st December 2021 with options for a further two years should you be taken. The role supports the Light Aid Detachment (LAD) in providing vehicle availability in support of the Battalion. Babcock staff are fully integrated into the LAD and for day to day activities report directly to the LAD line manager and for Babcock related matters to the Babcock Site Manager.


• The servicing, maintenance (both scheduled and unscheduled) of equipment.
• Carry out repairs in accordance with Technical Publications as directed within all Health and Safety guidelines.
• Carry out routine inspections in accordance with Technical Publications within all Health and Safety guidelines.
• Ensure at all times that appropriate clothing is worn and that Personal Protective Clothing (PPE) is used.
• Ensure work areas are always clean and free from hazards.


What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need experience of vehicle routine maintenance and be IT literate.


What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:

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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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Babcock is an equal opportunities employer that sees value in the different life experiences we all have. We are committed to improving the diversity within our organisation because we know we’re not representative of the society we work within and we want to change that. Although we’re not where we’d like to be, we’re striving to attract the best talent, no matter who they are or how they identify and ensure our culture is one centred around respect and inclusivity, not because we are the same, but because we accept individuals for who they are.

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 check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 03/12/2020


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