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Avionics Engineer


Southampton, GB, SO20 8DY Salisbury, GB, SP4 0JF Bath, GB, BA22 8HT Oxford, GB, OX10 6AA

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                  Avionics Engineer
Location:                  UK, Various Sites
Compensation:        Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:               Full time/ Permanent
Role ID:                   SF53050


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 Mobile Avionic Engineer at one of our various sites. The base location is flexible to one of the LAFT sites (not Northern Ireland or Scotland) nationwide B2 cover though predominantly in the Southern Region and location will be discussed at interview. 


The role
As a Mobile Avionic Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We support customer requirements by carrying out and supervising aircraft engineering tasks on company aircraft/equipment in support of the Light Aircraft Flying Training Task. 


Day to day you’ll be responsible for the following:


  • Providing a signature when appropriate to release an aircraft to service after either defect rectification or scheduled maintenance.
  • Supervising engineering and Flight Line activity on Company aircraft and associated equipment in conformity with authorised schedules, technical publications and instructions ensuring highest standards of maintenance are maintained.
  • Carrying out scheduled and corrective maintenance of the Babcock Aircraft fleet to ensure airworthiness is maintained to meet customer requirements on a daily basis.
  • Undertaking or supervising, as directed, the investigation, diagnosis and rectification of defects and submission of reports as required.
  • Completing “all” documentation in accordance with current legislation and Company procedures.


This is full time role, and can be based at one of our LAFT sites.


Disturbance allowance and full T&S costs paid for nights away from base location


Essential experience of the Mobile Avionic Engineer

  • Specific technical knowledge.
  • Sound understanding of partnering and alliance between customer and contract.
  • CAA Part 66, B2 license.
  • Supervisory experience in a Civil/Military Aviation environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required.


Qualifications for the Mobile Avionic Engineer

We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience then we would like to hear from you.


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 6% 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: 03/05/2024



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