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B3T Surface Finish Technician


Llandudno, GB, LL65 3NY

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 B3T Surface Finish Technician
Location:                 RAF Valley, UK - Onsite
Compensation:       £25,292.97
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                    SF: 49120

Let’s meet goals together


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 B3T Surface Finish Technician at RAF Valley
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility



The B3T Surface Finish Technician is based within our Aviation business area.

Our Aviation business helps defend nations, save lives, and protect communities through innovative delivery of critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety and security depend on the operations we fly and enable.


The role


The difference our new B3T Surface Finish Technician will make

As a B3T Surface Finish Technician you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Supporting on the Hawk contract at RAF Valley

Day to day, you’ll ensure that all Surface Finishing activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner, on time and to the highest standard, check that all equipment required for tasking is available and reporting all deficiencies, ensure all tool control procedures IAW the relevant Acceptable Means of Compliance are followed, ensure the completion of pre-printed work cards and maintenance procedures/Trilogyview/IMS.


The overall safety and security of Surface Finishing equipment under his/her control, ensure that all possible measures are taken to prevent FOD within aircraft and associated equipment. Progressing Surface Finish tasks as required, carry out additional duties as required by the Surface Finish Supervisor, maintain an effective changeover by debriefs or written log to provide a smooth transition and continuation of trade task’s between each shift (Where/when applicable), champion a culture of Near Miss and Error Reporting, maintain a PEVL to establish continuity of experience and maintain engineering standards as detailed in MAOS MAI MRP PART 145 MAINTENANCE ORGANISATION EXPOSITION (MOE) & MRP 145 Approval Supporting Documents.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


Essential experience

•    Training in relevant discipline to City and Guilds Level or level 2 equivalent.
•    Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology 
•    Working knowledge and use of IT Operating Systems (MS Office Suite) and the Internet.

•    Proven industry experience
•    Supervisors in Aviation
•    Full Driving Licence
•    IMS training - Off Aircraft Technician course
•    Security clearance to BPSS/CTC level
•    Obtain or have the ability to obtain BPSS Clearance


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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: 01/02/2023



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