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Survival Equipment Technician


Nottingham, GB, NG34 8GR

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 Survival Equipment Technician
Location:                 Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Compensation:       £27,461.35 + Benefits
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF54266


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 Section Technician at our RAF Cranwell site.


The role
As a Survival Equipment Section Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Carrying out scheduled maintenance and repairs to any/all RAF Survival Equipment and Aircrew Equipment Assemblies as required to always meet or exceed customer expectations and HADES contractual needs.


Day to day, you will schedule maintenance of Survival Equipment and Aircrew Equipment Assemblies, as well as:


  • Ensuring the periodic, after use and corrective maintenance of wet/dry drill equipment.
  • The recording of maintenance documentation and IAW regulations
  • Making sure the correct engineering standards and practices are employed.
  • Making sure the appropriate Health & Safety precautions are observed.
  • The Calibration and recording of Torque tools as and when required.


This role is full time and based onsite at RAF Cranwell.


Essential experience of the Survival Equipment Section Technician

  • Experience of Parachute maintenance and packing.
  • Experience of Life Raft maintenance and packing
  • RAF Flying Clothing Maintenance and Fitting.


Qualifications for the Survival Equipment Section Technician

  • RAF Survival Equipment Course or civilian equivalent. 
  • Q-SE-AC or Q-AV-MED.


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% 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 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.


Closing date: 04/03/2024



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