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Vehicle Mechanic


Leicester, GB, LE13 0HX

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Vehicle Mechanic
Vacancies:             Multiple Positions Available
Locations:              Donnington, Cottesmore
Compensation:      £28,924 + Benefits
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                  SF57082


Are you an experienced Vehicle Mechanic and ready to play an important role in keeping our armed forces and emergency services safe and secure? 


At Babcock International you'll be part of a highly skilled team supporting the equipment and vehicles used by our defence and emergency services customers. From quad bikes and civilian vehicles to battle tanks, you'll tackle maintenance, repairs, and modifications with precision and expertise - diagnosing faults and masterfully repairing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.


With stable and long-term customer contracts all over the UK, you could join us at one of our sites including: Donnington, Cottesmore. Wherever you are, there's a place for your expertise. And with ongoing development opportunities and support for your professional fees, you can keep growing your career too. 


What's in it for me? 
A salary of £28,924 and a benefits package that includes a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, and more. With a 37-hour week Monday - Thursday (8hours) Friday (5 hours) and the potential for overtime, you'll have the stability you need to thrive.


But that's not all – we'll provide you with personal protective equipment, specialist tooling, and even tea/coffee to keep you fuelled up. Plus, you’ll get access to a range of optional benefits including shopping savings portal, an employee share scheme, car schemes, and holiday trading.


What do I need?

  • You’ll be a qualified Vehicle Mechanic with a relevant NVQ Level 3 or a City and Guilds or equivalent
  • Experience in diagnosing, inspecting, and assessing vehicles and associated equipment
  • Ability to conduct road testing and complete vehicle and equipment documentation and test certificates
  • Previous experience in a dealership, local garage, or working with military vehicles is a plus
  • Enthusiasm for learning and development
  • Ability to obtain BPSS and SC security clearance


Ready to take the wheel? 
Apply now and let's build a safer world, together. 


Babcock International

For over a century Babcock  has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 17/06/2024





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