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Vehicle Mechanic

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Tidworth

Vehicle Mechanic
Location: Tidworth, Wiltshire, GB, SP9 7QD
Land DSG


About the role


Here at Babcock we are recruiting for Vehicle Mechanics to be based in Tidworth, an MOD Military site. You will be responsible for the inspection, servicing, repair and overhaul of military vehicles, assemblies, electrical and general equipment including diagnostic and inspection duties.


What do I need to do the role?


You will be Educated to Level 3 in Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) / National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) as a minimum (Advanced Apprenticeship, Level 3 VRQ/NVQ) or equivalent.

We would also like you to have relevant work experience in either a commercial or a military environment.

Lastly you will need experience if working with Heavy Goods Vehicles.


What else do I need to know?


The successful candidate must be willing to go through a SC clearance.
This role offers a four day week, from Mon-Thu.
All tools and PPE are provided by the employer.
A competitive salary is being offered for this role.

You will need to hold a full UK Driving Licence.

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


Babcock DSG is committed to the continual development of its employees and to support this you may be required to undertake activity within your competence or accredited skillset across a variety roles within your operational function or discipline consistent with your pay band. Additionally, training will be provided where required to broaden your personal competence and skills profile to maximise opportunities for your flexibility, personal development and deployability to provide experience across a range of roles and services we provide to our customers


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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

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.


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.


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Job reference: 32230


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