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Vehicle Technician


Swindon, GB, SN15 4PZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Vehicle Technician 
Location:             MOD Lyneham, Chippenham, UK 
Compensation:   £28,000 - £30,000 + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF 41312

Make your 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 Technician at our Lyneham 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

The role

The difference our new Vehicle Technician will make


As a Vehicle Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be working on the maintenance and repairs on all types of military vehicles from Land Drovers to Battle Tanks, within a team of 17 people. These roles are Monday to Friday, with flexible working and to work as part of a team without the pressures of working for a main dealership.


Day to day, you will support and assist the Senior Technician, Service Manager and Equipment Support Manager (ESM) in achieving positive engineering and non-engineering outcomes within specified timeframes. You will be an enthusiastic and driven individual, who will deliver their best with the ability to support and encourage colleagues to achieve the same high standards.

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. 


Essential experience


•    You should hold a Level 3 NVQ or City & Guilds in Vehicle maintenance and repair.
•    Diagnostic Technician qualification or significant proven diagnostic experience 
•    You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


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, 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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