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Licensed Aircraft Engineer


Liverpool, GB, L37 7AD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                Licensed Aircraft Engineer
Location:                Formby, Liverpool
Compensation:      £44,507.00 + Benefits        

Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF57617


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 Licensed Aircraft Engineer at our RAF Woodvale site.


The role
As a Licensed Aircraft Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary where you’ll continue to deliver airworthy and serviceable aircraft to our customer in a fast paced, challenging and real-life operational setting critical to future defence output. We work on piston engine aircraft, with carbon fibre frames. Training can be provided for any gaps.


Day to day, you’ll work together in collaboration with our customer to provide aircrafts to be used in elementary flying training and air experience flights alongside auxiliary support services such as mechanical transport, air traffic control and airfield fire and crash rescue, as well as:


  • Help to drive the delivery of the flying activities at RAF Woodvale 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 maintained at all times.
  • Responsible 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 meet and exceed customer expectations and LAFT2 contractual needs at all times.

This is a full time role is based onsite at RAF Woodvale however the company may, on occasion, ask you to deploy to other sites or support detachments at other operating locations.


Essential experience of the Licensed Aircraft Engineer

  • Supervisory Experience in aviaition environment.

Qualifications for the Licensed Aircraft Engineer

  • EASA Part 66, B1.2 licence ( or successfully passed a number of modules towards the qualification)

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain BPSS security clearance for this role.


What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • 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 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.




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