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Vehicle Technician (Nights)


Rainham, Essex, GB, RM13 8HY

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:               Motor Vehicle Technician - Nights
Location:               Rainham London, UK - Onsite
Compensation:     £44,439.83 (including night shift allowance) bonus potential of up to £7,371 + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF45918


It starts with you

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 Motor Vehicle Technician at our Rainham, London site
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


Babcock Metropolitan Police Service 

Babcock supports the UK’s largest police service, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).  Serving more than eight million people across one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse cities, the MPS keeps London safe for everyone. 
We service and maintain over 3,500 MPS vehicles from specialist workshops in Rainham, Park Royal and Woolwich. 


The role

The difference our new Motor Vehicle Technician will make
As a Motor Vehicle Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Join us and you’ll be part of a highly skilled team supporting the Metropolitan Police Service behind the scenes. By servicing and repairing MPS vehicles safely and efficiently, you’ll make sure the MPS is there for London every day.


Day-to-day, you’ll diagnose faults and test vehicles using our state-of-the-art equipment. You’ll also service, adjust and repair components and accessories, reporting any defects. As you work, you’ll complete warranty job cards and make sure technical service information is implemented. With officers depending on us for reliable vehicles, high standards are essential.


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 on site at Rainham, London working night shift of 18:30pm to 04:00am and your week will be Monday evening to Saturday morning.


Essential experience
•    City & Guilds or NVQ levels 1, 2 & 3 (or equivalent)
•    Proven working experience with a manufacturer or dealership
•    Ability to obtain Metropolitan Police Standard clearance
•    An understanding of the manufacturer warranty process
•    Experience using diagnostic machines and understanding of diagnostic processes
•    You must be able to achieve the appropriate level of NPVV1 Security Clearance


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and the ability to buy or sell holiday
•    Open to flexible working and alternative work patterns
•    Opportunities for enhanced overtime
•    Matched contribution pension scheme starting at 4.5% with life assurance
•    Training and development opportunities
•    Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay (Up 20 weeks’ full pay and 20 weeks’ half pay, depending on length of service)
•    Wellbeing centre supporting physical, mental and financial well-being 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Feel trusted to deliver 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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