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Survival Equipment Technician


Llandudno, GB, LL65 3NY

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                     Survival Equipment Technician

Location:                     RAF Valley, UK - Onsite

Compensation:            £26,772.97 + benefits

Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                        SF: 47695

Make your skills count


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 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 Survival Equipment 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 Survival Equipment Technician will make

As a Survival Equipment Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. assisting with efficient and effective maintenance of all Survival Equipment activities for the Hawk contract at RAF Valley.


Day to day, you’ll be assigned tasks by the Controller / Bay Supervisor. You will be responsible for identifying any issues in ability, capability, or resource availability of survival equipment.


It will be your job to ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with approved maintenance data with discrepancies, errors and omissions reported appropriately for rectification.


You will maintain a personnel record of currency and support team briefings by inputting constructively and completing set actions in good time.


All maintenance activities will be conducted in line with regulatory requirements laid down in MAM-P and Proquis documentation.


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

  • 2 years industry experience
  • 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.
  • Ability to attain Q-SE-AC/Q-SE-AV-Med post formal training
  • Must be able to attain Security clearance to BPSS level


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.







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