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Trainee Communications Engineer


GB, BFPO 655

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 Trainee Communications Engineer
Location:                 Falkland Islands
Compensation:       Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF55695


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 Trainee Communications Engineer at our Falkland Islands site.


The role
As a Trainee Communications Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Undergoing and completing the training requirements to gain the relevant knowledge and skills to become a Communications Engineer. To work with the engineering team, carrying out preventative and corrective maintenance on Transmitters, Receivers, and other associated equipment.

Day to day, you’ll complete a training programme and assessments as set out in a training syllabus and demonstrate a good technical understanding of equipment to gain the BTEC Qualification, as well as:


  • Understanding the need to work safely and become familiar with Babcock safety Instructions.
  • Be proactive in the Safety and Health of self and others who may be affected by work activities.
  • Become competent with operational and maintenance tasks on Transmitters, Receivers, and associated equipment.
  • Observing safe working practices and local procedures as advised and instructed.

This role is full time and based onsite in the Falkland Islands.


Essential experience of the Trainee Communications Engineer

  • Good computer application skills.
  • Be in possession of a full drivers’ license.
  • Some understanding of the Communications’ Industry.

Qualifications for the Trainee Communications Engineer

  • GCSE Math, English & Science, Grade C or above.


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 8% 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: 07/03/2024

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