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Vehicle Technician Assessor

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Milton Keynes

Job Title:         Vehicle Technical Assessor
Location:         Milton Keynes, UK - Onsite
Compensation:     £27,000 - £30,000 + vehicle or vehicle allowance (£4,200) + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 43816

Make your vehicle technician 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 Vehicle Technical Assessor at our Milton Keynes site, supporting Volkswagen Group apprentices. 
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 role


The difference our new Vehicle Technical Assessor will make

As a Vehicle Technical Assessor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is a rewarding role with great work-life balance, where you will be accountable for assessing apprentices at the end of their first, second and third years to ensure that their skills are at the appropriate level. This is your opportunity to ensure the high quality expected from VWG apprentices.   


Day to day, you’ll use your experience as a technician or mechanic to carry out assessments of VWG apprentices for their factory accreditation against clients agreed targets and IMI set standards to achieve their qualifications. You will set up and facilitate various assessments in a timely and standardised fashion and support the training team to deliver high quality, valid and reliable assessments. 


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. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based onsite at Milton Keynes. 

Essential experience


  • At least one-year relevant industry experience.
  • Experience as a technician or mechanic. 
  • Level 3 Automotive qualification (IMI, City&Guilds etc)  

You will hold or have the ability to obtain enhanced DBS security clearance with Adults Barred Listed check.


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 6% of salary, with life assurance
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns 
  • 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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