Auto Electrician

Posting Date: 25 March 2020

Location: Walsall, West Midlands, GB, WS2 8LD

Company: Babcock

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Auto Electrician

Salary Up to £25,000 depending on experience


About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an Auto Electrician to join our Vehicle Engineering division. Babcock is a market leading vehicle conversion specialist and we have an excellent reputation for supplying customised products to the emergency services, civil service, military and other security focused organisations. You will be part of a team that fit and repair enhanced electrical and electronic systems in advanced motor vehicles.


As an Auto Electrician you will need the ability to read electrical wiring plans and you will be involved in Vehicle Preparation and fitting of the electronics equipment.  You will also carry out checking and testing of wiring and vehicle parts along with fault finding and rectification work

What do I need to do the role?


You’ll need to be structured in your approach, well organised and someone who can prioritise effectively.  You should also be approachable, excellent at communicating, thorough and methodical.  Moderation, consistency and the ability to tie up all the loose ends and finish a job will be of importance, as well as a keen eye for detail.

We would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Previous experience of Installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems in vehicles
  • Checking and testing of the wiring and vehicle parts
  • Knowledge and experience of electronic systems e.g.◦Electronic ignitions, alarms immobilisers and tracking devices, electric windows, mirrors, seats tow bar electrics and air-conditioning, customised LED or neon lighting kits, parking warning systems and reverse camera

Lastly you will need to be educated to HNC/ HND standard or equivalent and 17th Edition Electrical Certificate is desirable.


What else do I need to know?

All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.


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’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


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 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.


Closing date: Tuesday 21st April 2020

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