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Aircraft Technician - Mechanical


Llandudno, GB, LL65 3NY

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                Aircraft Technician - Mechanical
Location:                Holyhead, Anglesey
Compensation:      £30,241.65 + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF53705


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Aircraft Technician - Mechanical at our RAF Valley site.


The role
As an Aircraft Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The post holder will be an experienced and skilled Mechanical Technician undertaking a range of detailed maintenance activities on an aircraft or aircraft components.

Day to day, you’ll ensure that maintenance is undertaken to schedule and resolve any issues, escalate as required, as well as:


  • Undertake and complete depth maintenance and diagnostic activities on an aircraft or components which may include, as appropriate, scheduled maintenance, component removals, inspections, repairs, modifications, fault rectifications, replacements and/or functional/system test. 
  • Review operational performance of aircraft components and systems. Analyse and diagnose faults to components and assemblies, apply diagnostic skills and knowledge to effect repairs or modify equipment or suggest improvements to procedures. 
  • Maintain personal task competencies for working on aircraft or components. 
  • Undertake support tasks within the Aircraft or component maintenance facility which are required to maintain compliance with the MOE and Functionally Mandated procedures (e.g. oversight checks, control of tooling / test equipment etc.)

This role is full time and based onsite at RAF Valley.


Essential experience of the Aircraft Technician

  • Trade Principles training
  • Computer literate
  • Qualifications for the Aircraft Technician
  • Completion of an Engineering Apprenticeship, ideally in Aeronautical Engineering, or Military equivalent apprenticeship / qualifications. 
  • Academic qualification for this role is a minimum of City & Guilds 2675 Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance or NVQ Level 3 Aeronautical related discipline. Consideration will be given to applicants who have completed Trade Principles and Aircraft platform training with continued employment subject to successful completion of the B3(T) Pathway within 2 years.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS 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 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: 26/02/2024




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