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Survival Equipment Supervisor


Llandudno, GB, LL65 3NY

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 Survival Equipment Supervisor
Location:                 Holyhead, Anglesey
Compensation:       £36,683
Role Type:               Full Time / Permanent 
Role ID:                   SF55403


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 Survival Equipment Supervisor at our RAF Valley site.


The role

As a Survival Equipment Supervisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Survival Equipment Supervisor is primarily responsible to the Survival Equipment Controller for the efficient and effective management of all flying clothing maintenance activities for Hawk contract at RAF Valley but will also need to attend unscheduled aircraft faults and rectification duties. Successful Survival Equipment Supervisor will also be expected to support main bay maintenance activities as required. The SE Supervisor will ensure daily that all maintenance is conducted in a safe manner and is carried out in accordance with approved maintenance data and the staff conducting the task hold the correct and current maintenance authorisations.

Day to day, you’ll appropriately task manpower resource within their area of responsibility so that scheduled maintenance programs are maintained, and emergent tasks are rectified in good time. And act as a source of trade knowledge and maintenance process guidance to junior colleagues in the department, as well as:


  • Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with approved maintenance data with discrepancies, errors and omissions reported appropriately for rectification.
  • Conduct all maintenance activities in line with regulatory requirements laid down in documentation as appropriate.
  • Ensure staff hold and can display currency in all maintenance authorities required whilst carrying out maintenance.
  • Ensure staff are briefed on all latest safety, company and maintenance notices and that understanding is confirmed and support SE Controller with development of succession plans, the setting PDR objectives, and the resolution of performance issues.

This is a full time permanant role based fully on-site at RAF Valley.

Essential experience of the Survival Equipment Supervisor:


  • Survival equipment specialist industry experience and Relevant working experience in a Fitter position within a related engineering environment
  • Full Driving License
  • Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology.

Qualifications for the Survival Equipment Supervisor:


  • Training in relevant discipline to City and Guilds Level or level 3 equivalent
  • Ability to attain Q-SE-AC/Q-SE-AV-Med following formal training

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 6% 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 most 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: 05/03/2024



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