Vehicle Mechanic

Posting Date: 05 November 2019

Location: Tidworth, 0, GB, SP9

Company: Babcock

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Vehicle Mechanic



About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a number of Vehicle Mechanics to carry out the service, repair and overhaul of vehicles, assemblies, electrical and general equipment including diagnostic and inspection duties. You will be responsible for carrying out examination tasks to meet production needs subject to necessary training and proficiency and similar duties to occasional civilian vehicles and mechanical equipment.


Main tasks wills include;

  • Carry out work to the required standard and specification as detailed on the job card in accordance with the customer requirements, current regulations, local instructions, processes and technical publications.
  • Diagnostic, inspect and assess vehicles and associated mechanical / electrical equipment in line skills & competency.
  • Ensure all job transactions are accurately recorded and carried out in accordance with current ERP processes and that work completed and time taken to complete the job is submitted daily to the department / section Supervisor.
  • Completion of vehicle and equipment documentation and test certificates / reports to current standards.
  • Provide support across internal trade boundaries and Mobile Support Teams (MST) on a voluntary basis.


What do I need to do the role?


You must have a completed recognised Military (Forces Class One) or Civilian training in the relevant trade discipline, or a recognised accredited Apprenticeship in a relevant discipline.


You will also have attained at least one of the following minimum academic qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 1, 2 & 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)
  • ONC (in the relevant trade discipline)
  • NVQ Level 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)


You will also be IT literate in MS Office and hold a class B1 driving licence.


What else do I need to know?


This is a 37 hour four day working week, Monday to Thursday.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


Application Guidance


All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.


If you experience difficulties please visit our careers website. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 19/11/2019


Job reference: 28004

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