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Facilities Maintenance Engineer


Nottingham, GB, NG34 8GR Nottingham, GB, NG34 8HB Nottingham, GB, NG34 8GR

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                  Facilities Maintenance Engineer 
Location:                  Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Compensation:        £33,600 + Benefits
Role Type:                Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                    SF50391


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 Facilities Maintenance Engineer at our RAF Cranwell site. This role is more than a job it is being part of a community and being part of an organisation that supports our military forces.


The role

As a Facilities Maintenance Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Working alongside the military on  and around an active Military Airfield, providing support and ensuring a suitable legal and functional environment for the future military pilots with a Whole Force approach – Tri Service regular military, civil servants, and contractors, all working as one, working together seamlessly to deliver.


Day to day, you will play a leading role in the delivery of all hard facilities management services and associated contract outputs. This will include the identification and implementation of a suitable regime to achieve and maintain legal compliance on all building systems including:


  • Heating and Ventilation
  • F Gas 
  • Lifts 
  • Industrial Doors 
  • Water Systems 
  • Chiller Plant 
  • Pressure systems 
  • Alarm systems 
  • Water Systems 
  • Fixed Electrical systems 
  • Lighting Systems
  • The post holder will be required to produce reports & records of maintenance and keep computer aided systems updated. 
  • The post holder will implement the business unit’s safe system of work and manage the supply chain to ensure they achieve excellent safety standards.   

Essential experience of the Facilities Maintenance Engineer

  • IT Literate (Microsoft Package e.g., Outlook, Word & Excel).
  • Clear understanding of the importance of H&S procedures.
  • Excellent telephone manner and face-to-face client liaison skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Customer service focused


This role is full time and is based on site at RAF Cranwell, however you may be required to travel to RAF Barkdenhath on occasion; a company vehicle will be provided for these visits.


Qualifications of the Facilities Maintenance Engineer

Recognised Engineering qualifications, relevant experience (mechanical or electrical bias) City & Guilds/ or equivalent. Such as:

  • Heating and ventilation Level 2 & 3 NVQ Diplomas
  • Electrical Minimum Complete the City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 & 3 Diploma
  • Plumbing - Plumbing and Domestic Heating 6189 Level 2 &3 Diploma
  • H&S training (such as IOSH)
  • Full UK Driving License (Manual pool car available for on call or Fuel allowance available for those on call equally)

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, 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.


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