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Mechanical Technician

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Bude

Job Title:               Mechanical Technician 
Location:               Bude, UK – Onsite 
Compensation:     Competitive + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF 45525


Creating change together

 

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 Mechanical Technician at our Bude 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.

 

Mission Systems 

 

The Mechanical Technician role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

 

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers’ needs.


The role

 

The difference our new Mechanical Technician will make
As a Mechanical Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary, as you’ll be constantly developing new ideas and bringing them to life.

 

Day to day, you’ll be responsible for the interpretation of engineering drawings, sketches and/or verbal instruction to install, repair or assemble items to specified standards, whilst ensuring quality and delivery on time and within budget. The role also provides general engineering capability to the team as well as short-term resource for various Engineering Tasked Services (EST) activities.

 

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. Please ask at interview for further information.


Essential experience

 

•    Must possess or be able to obtain and retain DV clearance.
•    ONC/HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, or time served as a mechanical technician / engineer.
•    A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, SharePoint and Excel.
•    Ideally, familiar with Air handling Units.
•    Ideally, City & Guilds Part 1, 2 and 3 – Welding and Fabrication; or equivalent experience / qualification.

 

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 up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
•    Employee Share Plan
•    Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
•    STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
•    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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